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 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 16 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.62% 2.66% 0.45%
As % of the Applications category 19.05% 14.71% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -41.98%
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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
42 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 24.28% 18.09% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 18
Average daily rate £381 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £170 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £419 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £34.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -56.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £14.37 £21.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 28 May 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (26.67%) ERP
5 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) SAP
6 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Planview
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
6 3 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Inmon Methodology
7 2 (13.33%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) CaliberRM

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) FileNet
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) CaliberRM
1 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (13.33%) RequisitePro
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) ERP
5 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 3 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Inmon Methodology
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Planview
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) VMware