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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 46 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Project 9 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.45% 0.64% 1.83%
As % of the Applications category 10.59% 6.76% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate £350 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £525 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £525 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £367 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.69% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £20.35 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+93.19% -27.33%
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
85 74 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.71% 9.49% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 31
Average daily rate £275 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £94 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £24.86 £12.10 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.41% -21.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

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
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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
7 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (14.29%) Primavera
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.14%) HP
8 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.14%) SLA
8 1 (7.14%) Windows

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
2 1 (7.14%) TWiki
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Project Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware