The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 42 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 10 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.16% 0.44% 2.51%
As % of the Applications category 18.87% 3.33% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 11
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£357 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 - £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £31.56 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-50.08% +19.07%
MS Project
South West

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

Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
53 30 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.45% 13.22% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 39
Average daily rate £380 £219 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.71% -33.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £129 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
Average hourly rate £25.50 £14.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.39% -28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £13.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £24.25 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 £380 -
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 1
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (51.85%) Project Management
3 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 11 (40.74%) MS Office
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 8 (29.63%) DV Cleared
8 7 (25.93%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (22.22%) Finance
10 5 (18.52%) Change Management
11 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
11 4 (14.81%) Banking
12 3 (11.11%) Retail
12 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
12 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
12 3 (11.11%) Change Control
13 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
13 2 (7.41%) Validation
13 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
13 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (7.41%) Primavera
13 2 (7.41%) HP
13 2 (7.41%) Windows
13 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
13 2 (7.41%) SAP
13 2 (7.41%) C
13 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 11 (40.74%) MS Office
3 7 (25.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Project Manager
3 7 (25.93%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Project Planner
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Officer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Office Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) Project Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (18.52%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Validation
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Document Management
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) DV Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (7.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Primavera
2 2 (7.41%) SAP