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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 18 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Project 8 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.13% 3.76% 9.09%
As % of the Applications category 25.81% 26.32% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 13
Average daily rate
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£423 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £237 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £442 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-37.14% +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
31 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 19.87% 14.29% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 27
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £438 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% +131.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 27 February 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) Retail
3 10 (58.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (58.82%) Banking
4 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
4 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (35.29%) Retail Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Change Management
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (17.65%) Validation
8 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Legal
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) MS Office
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) Release Management
8 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
9 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
9 1 (5.88%) Coaching
9 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
9 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.88%) Data Security
9 1 (5.88%) Project Planning

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) Retail
3 10 (58.82%) Banking
4 6 (35.29%) Retail Banking
5 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) PMO Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Release Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planner
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Data Security
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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