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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 45 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.25% 2.18% 0.45%
As % of the Applications category 21.15% 18.87% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £357 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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
52 53 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.63% 11.55% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 19
Average daily rate £375 £380 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +68.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Average hourly rate £43.83 £25.50 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.88% +77.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.22 £16.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.01 £39.30 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Cheltenham -3 4 £550 +44.73%
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (45.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (45.00%) SAP
3 9 (45.00%) DTV
3 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (45.00%) Retail
3 9 (45.00%) Programme Management
3 9 (45.00%) Electronics
3 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (45.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (45.00%) Marketing
3 9 (45.00%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (40.00%) Games
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 8 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 8 (40.00%) MS Office
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (25.00%) Logistics
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Degree
8 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
8 2 (10.00%) MAPM

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 8 (40.00%) MS Office
3 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (45.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
General
1 9 (45.00%) Electronics
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
1 9 (45.00%) Manufacturing
1 9 (45.00%) Retail
1 9 (45.00%) Marketing
2 8 (40.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Transition Manager
3 3 (15.00%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planner
5 1 (5.00%) Project Officer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) DTV
2 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (10.00%) PMI
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (45.00%) Programme Management
2 9 (45.00%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (25.00%) Logistics
7 2 (10.00%) QMS
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
7 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) ERP
8 1 (5.00%) Line Management
8 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) MAPM
2 2 (10.00%) HNC
2 2 (10.00%) HND
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Google