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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 56 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 8 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.10% 1.13% 2.69%
As % of the Applications category 15.09% 7.78% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 14
Average daily rate
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£370 £285 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.82% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £241 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £305 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -33.33%
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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
53 90 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.27% 14.59% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 49
Average daily rate £333 £225 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.77% -26.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £94 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £395 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £24.50 £9.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.89% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £9.38 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £18.22 £20.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 2014, 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 16 (55.17%) Project Management
2 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
4 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
5 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
5 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
6 6 (20.69%) Line Management
6 6 (20.69%) Change Management
6 6 (20.69%) PMI Certification
7 5 (17.24%) Primavera
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
7 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
8 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 4 (13.79%) MS Office
8 4 (13.79%) PMI
9 3 (10.34%) Genesys
9 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 3 (10.34%) MS Project Server
10 2 (6.90%) IVR
10 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (6.90%) QA
10 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.90%) PMP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) MS Project Server
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
2 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (13.79%) MS Office
4 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
4 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) VoIP
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
1 1 (3.45%) DHCP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Project Planner
3 3 (10.34%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (10.34%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Build Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Business Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Business Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) PMI
2 2 (6.90%) IVR
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Project Management
2 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
3 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
4 6 (20.69%) Change Management
4 6 (20.69%) Line Management
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.45%) Workflow
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (3.45%) OO
8 1 (3.45%) CRM
8 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) PMI Certification
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.90%) PMP
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
1 5 (17.24%) Primavera
2 3 (10.34%) Genesys
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) BT
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Altiris