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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 25 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.90% 3.16% 3.61%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 45.45% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Median daily rate £188 £356 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.33% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £386 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £356 £364
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £31.40 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-29.49% +99.36%
MS Project
West Yorkshire

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
12 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.59% 6.96% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 26
Median daily rate £342 £360 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £407 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) ATM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) CRD IV
3 1 (25.00%) FINREP
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Open Workbench
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Open Workbench
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Project Support Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) CRD IV
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) FINREP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft