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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 61 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.53% 1.87% 1.83%
As % of the Applications category 6.15% 12.09% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 12
Average daily rate
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- £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.31%
MS Project
Scotland

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
65 91 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.58% 15.45% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 51
Average daily rate £294 £230 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.82% -25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £92 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 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 12 (52.17%) Project Management
2 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Line Management
3 6 (26.09%) Project Planning
3 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) PMI Certification
4 5 (21.74%) Primavera
5 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) MS Project Server
6 3 (13.04%) PMI
6 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.70%) MPLS
7 2 (8.70%) Genesys
7 2 (8.70%) PMP
7 2 (8.70%) WAN
7 2 (8.70%) MS Office
7 2 (8.70%) C#
7 2 (8.70%) .NET
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Project Server
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (8.70%) MS Office
4 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) MPLS
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Project Planner
2 3 (13.04%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (13.04%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Transition Manager
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Business Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Business Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (4.35%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Line Management
2 6 (26.09%) Project Planning
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Information Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) V-Model
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Project Governance
5 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) PMI Certification
3 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) PMP
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Primavera
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Genesys
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Altiris
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) BT
4 1 (4.35%) VMware