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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 58 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.89% 1.93% 1.60%
As % of the Applications category 8.54% 13.33% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 12
Average daily rate
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£513 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +5.26%
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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
82 90 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.38% 14.49% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 32 52
Average daily rate £325 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £175 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Average hourly rate £12.10 £15.50 £10.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.93% +48.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 5 March 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 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
5 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
5 4 (19.05%) MS Office
5 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
5 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (19.05%) Line Management
5 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) MS Project Server
6 3 (14.29%) Banking
6 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Primavera
6 3 (14.29%) Wealth Management
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 3 (14.29%) C#
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.52%) PMI
7 2 (9.52%) PMP
7 2 (9.52%) MPLS
7 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (9.52%) WAN

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) MS Project Server
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (9.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) MPLS
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Project Planner
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Coordinator
3 2 (9.52%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Release Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) PMI
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
2 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
2 4 (19.05%) Line Management
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Wealth Management
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) Information Management
5 1 (4.76%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) V-Model
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) PMP
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Primavera
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) BT
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy