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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 51 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.44% 3.34% 3.04%
As % of the Applications category 18.42% 21.15% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 11
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£400 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £265 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £320 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.47%
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
38 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.80% 15.81% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 21
Average daily rate £329 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.04% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Average hourly rate £11.13 £14.63 £40.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.93% -64.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.40 £38.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.73 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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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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 -3 2 £363 +15.07% 3
Cheltenham -13 1 £475 - 1
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (43.75%) Project Management
5 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Project Governance
6 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
9 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
9 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 2 (12.50%) Change Management
9 2 (12.50%) Games
9 2 (12.50%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (12.50%) Retail
10 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (6.25%) APMP
10 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
10 1 (6.25%) Marketing
10 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
10 1 (6.25%) Business Development

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
3 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Games
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (37.50%) Project Governance
4 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Business Development
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) APMP
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Primavera
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
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