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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 59 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.49% 2.05% 3.35%
As % of the Applications category 14.29% 12.84% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £341 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £348 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.75% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £31.56 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-50.08% +17.96%
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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
91 109 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.46% 15.96% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 59 39
Average daily rate £254 £285 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £154 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.53%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 August 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 17 (62.96%) Project Management
2 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
3 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
4 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (18.52%) MS Office
7 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
7 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (18.52%) Migration
8 4 (14.81%) PMI
8 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
8 4 (14.81%) Genesys
8 4 (14.81%) Change Management
8 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
8 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) SQL
9 3 (11.11%) IVR
9 3 (11.11%) Change Control
10 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
10 2 (7.41%) Economics
10 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (7.41%) Marketing
10 2 (7.41%) Time Management
11 1 (3.70%) C#
11 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
11 1 (3.70%) .NET

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.70%) TWiki
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
3 5 (18.52%) MS Office
4 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) VoIP
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Project Leader
3 2 (7.41%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (7.41%) Project Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Build Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.70%) PMO Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Project Support Coordinator
4 1 (3.70%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Project Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Transition Manager
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) PMI
2 3 (11.11%) IVR
3 2 (7.41%) Economics
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Project Management
2 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
3 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Change Control
7 2 (7.41%) Time Management
8 1 (3.70%) Project Governance
8 1 (3.70%) Dependency Management
8 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.70%) Information Management
8 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.70%) Workflow
8 1 (3.70%) Validation
8 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (3.70%) OO
8 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Genesys
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Altiris
3 1 (3.70%) T-Plan
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle