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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 47 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 10 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.92% 2.40% 3.57%
As % of the Applications category 15.63% 17.95% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 10
Average daily rate
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£428 £200 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.75% -40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £185 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £283 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.42 £21.00 £28.40
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -26.05%
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
64 39 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.31% 13.36% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 22
Average daily rate £333 £220 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.13% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £375 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -56.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £18.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 December 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 December 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 - 6 £428 -
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
4 10 (47.62%) Finance
4 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) Project Management
5 9 (42.86%) MS Office
6 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (28.57%) Project Governance
8 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
8 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
8 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
9 4 (19.05%) Change Management
9 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
10 3 (14.29%) MS Project Server
10 3 (14.29%) Validation
10 3 (14.29%) Primavera
10 3 (14.29%) Windows
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL
10 3 (14.29%) HP
10 3 (14.29%) PRINCE
10 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (9.52%) C
11 2 (9.52%) SAP
11 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
12 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (14.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (42.86%) MS Office
3 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Project Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Project Office Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Project Management
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) Project Governance
4 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Business Development
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) APMP
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Primavera
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
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