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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 21 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.46% 7.09% 2.24%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 27.27% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Average daily rate
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£495 £388 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.74% -10.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £334 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £425 £431
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%
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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
15 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 12.30% 25.98% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 39
Average daily rate £260 £375 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +55.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £329 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £20.50
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 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 31 August 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 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2
2 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Data Governance
5 4 (36.36%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (36.36%) Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) Inmon Methodology
6 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Document Management
7 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) RequisitePro
7 2 (18.18%) ERP
7 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) CaliberRM
7 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP HR
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) RequisitePro
1 2 (18.18%) CaliberRM
1 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Data Governance
4 4 (36.36%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Inmon Methodology
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Document Management
6 2 (18.18%) ERP
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Coaching
6 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) People Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) BMC
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) SAP