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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 41 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.30% 1.18% 2.27%
As % of the Applications category 18.97% 8.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Average daily rate
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£365 £288 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £278 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £298 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.89% -30.90%
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
58 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.13% 14.17% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 31
Average daily rate £380 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £130 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £485 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Average hourly rate £25.50 £13.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.45% -1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 15 (68.18%) Project Management
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 10 (45.45%) PRINCE2
5 10 (45.45%) MS Office
5 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (13.64%) Primavera
11 3 (13.64%) Validation
11 3 (13.64%) HP
11 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
11 3 (13.64%) MS Project Server
11 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
12 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (9.09%) BC Cleared
12 2 (9.09%) Release Management
12 2 (9.09%) SAP
12 2 (9.09%) C
12 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
12 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
12 2 (9.09%) Programme Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (13.64%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (45.45%) MS Office
3 6 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
3 2 (9.09%) Project Officer
3 2 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Project Planner
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Project Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Project Office Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Project Management
2 10 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Document Management
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
4 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (9.09%) BC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Primavera
2 3 (13.64%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) SAP