The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester 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 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 16 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.11% 0.68% 3.13%
As % of the Applications category 18.18% 9.09% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £331 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £400 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £18.92 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+107.71% -32.41%
MS Project
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Applications Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
11 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 11.58% 7.48% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 10
Average daily rate £350 £353 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £158 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -51.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Gloucester region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Gloucester region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

MS Project
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 6 (85.71%) MS Office
1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Informatics
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Call Centre Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Call Centre Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Planner
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland