The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 15 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 9.03% 5.45% 5.30%
As % of the Applications category 34.21% 40.91% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 6
Average daily rate
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£430 £145 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+196.20% -54.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £124 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.42 £21.00 £28.40
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -26.05%
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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 Halifax region.

Applications Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
38 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 26.39% 13.33% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 14
Average daily rate £396 £160 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+147.50% -53.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £114 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £381 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.60 - £9.50
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 Halifax

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

MS Project
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (64.71%) Retail
2 11 (64.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (52.94%) Banking
4 6 (35.29%) Retail Banking
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (29.41%) Change Management
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
6 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
8 1 (5.88%) QA
8 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.88%) Data Security
8 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
8 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
8 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
8 1 (5.88%) Coaching

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (64.71%) Retail
3 9 (52.94%) Banking
4 6 (35.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planner
4 2 (11.76%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Planner
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Validation
4 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Security
5 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft