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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 51 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Project 23 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.57% 1.83% 2.99%
As % of the Applications category 18.85% 15.12% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 20
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
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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
122 86 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.65% 12.13% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 80
Average daily rate £338 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £102 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.85 £15.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.38% +63.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £9.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £15.50 £12.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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 17 (60.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) Project Management
4 8 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 6 (21.43%) MS Office
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
7 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
7 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
7 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
8 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.14%) MPLS
8 2 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) WAN
8 2 (7.14%) PMP
8 2 (7.14%) Windows
8 2 (7.14%) Legal
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Management Information System

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (60.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (21.43%) MS Office
4 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) MPLS
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (35.71%) Banking
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Junior
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 2 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 2 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) PMO Lead
6 1 (3.57%) Transition Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Planner
6 1 (3.57%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Project Management
1 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
3 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.57%) Product Management
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.14%) PMP
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) BT
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy