The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 60 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.20% 1.85% 2.18%
As % of the Applications category 10.68% 17.58% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £292 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £373 £349
% change year-on-year
-6.71% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
103 91 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.21% 10.54% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 62
Average daily rate £300 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £94.00 £13.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Glasgow region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Glasgow region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project.

1 27 (77.14%) MS Excel
2 16 (45.71%) Finance
3 15 (42.86%) Project Management
4 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 11 (31.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (28.57%) Banking
6 10 (28.57%) MS Office
7 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
8 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (14.29%) Change Management
10 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) Service Management
11 4 (11.43%) ITIL
11 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (11.43%) ServiceNow
11 4 (11.43%) Release Management
12 3 (8.57%) Time Management
12 3 (8.57%) Product Management
12 3 (8.57%) Legal
12 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
12 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
12 3 (8.57%) Knowledge Management
12 3 (8.57%) QA
12 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
12 3 (8.57%) Billing
13 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 27 (77.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (31.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (28.57%) MS Office
4 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Billing
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Project Manager
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Junior
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Transition Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Manager
7 1 (2.86%) MI Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Planner
7 1 (2.86%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Project Management
2 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.29%) Change Management
3 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) Release Management
4 4 (11.43%) Service Management
5 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.57%) Time Management
5 3 (8.57%) Product Management
5 3 (8.57%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.71%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) ServiceNow