The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 25 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.97% 5.47% 1.99%
As % of the Applications category 15.00% 21.88% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Average daily rate
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£445 £430 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% -8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £426 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £535 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -33.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Applications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
40 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 19.80% 25.00% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 23
Average daily rate £310 £430 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% +91.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £226 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £511 £226
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £15.25 £22.41 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% +28.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £22.41 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.25 £22.41 £40.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Guildford region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Guildford region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) Planview
3 5 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
6 2 (18.18%) FileNet
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 2 (18.18%) PMI
6 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Document Management
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Content Management
7 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
7 1 (9.09%) QA
7 1 (9.09%) Release Management
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Data Migration

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (18.18%) FileNet
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planner
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Manager
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Planning Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Document Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) P3O
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Planview
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle