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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 28 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.60% 1.21% 9.09%
As % of the Applications category 18.18% 22.22% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 22
Average daily rate
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£402 £293 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.52% -22.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £271 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £315 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.63% -30.90%
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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
22 9 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 14.29% 5.45% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 35
Average daily rate £450 £310 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £396 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 22 September 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

MS Project
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (88.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
7 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
7 1 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) PMO Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
4 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planner
4 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft