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 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 43 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Project 8 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.74% 1.55% 2.33%
As % of the Applications category 18.18% 14.55% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate £395 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £291 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £445 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.27 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £18.92 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+107.71% -32.41%
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
44 55 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.59% 10.64% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 11
Average daily rate £356 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £434 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.27 £74.00 £47.50
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 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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucester +11 2 £331 -17.18%
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Filton - 1 - -
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) PRINCE2
2 14 (82.35%) MS Excel
3 10 (58.82%) MS Office
4 9 (52.94%) Project Management
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (23.53%) PRINCE
8 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) APMG
9 3 (17.65%) PMI
9 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
9 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Time Management
10 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (11.76%) MAPM
10 2 (11.76%) QMS
10 2 (11.76%) Critical Path Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Casewise
10 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
10 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
10 2 (11.76%) Risk Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 14 (82.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (58.82%) MS Office
3 8 (47.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) WLAN
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
2 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Project Planner
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Call Centre Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Planner
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PMI
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Informatics
3 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) PRINCE2
2 9 (52.94%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE
4 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) QMS
6 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
7 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.88%) MODAF
7 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) APMG
3 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) HNC
4 2 (11.76%) HND
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 2 (11.76%) MAPM
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Casewise
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Genesys
3 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.88%) Meraki
3 1 (5.88%) Nortel
3 1 (5.88%) Polycom
3 1 (5.88%) Siemens