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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 18 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.17% 3.64% 13.28%
As % of the Applications category 25.93% 20.00% 53.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 16
Average daily rate
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£356 £320 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £249 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £440 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £356 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +4.47%
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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
27 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.07% 18.18% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 29
Average daily rate £396 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.74% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £268 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) Retail
3 10 (50.00%) Banking
4 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (30.00%) Change Management
6 6 (30.00%) Migration
6 6 (30.00%) Retail Banking
7 4 (20.00%) Legal
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Release Management
7 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) MS Office
8 3 (15.00%) Validation
8 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
10 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
10 1 (5.00%) Dependency Management
10 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
10 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
10 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.00%) QA
10 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
10 1 (5.00%) Degree

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) Retail
3 10 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (30.00%) Retail Banking
5 4 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Release Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Lead Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planner
6 1 (5.00%) PMO Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Planner
6 1 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Release Management
3 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
6 1 (5.00%) Dependency Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Data Security
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
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