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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 21 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 9 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.70% 2.87% 1.66%
As % of the Applications category 52.94% 17.86% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Average daily rate
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£356 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £297 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £461 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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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
17 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 10.76% 16.09% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 10
Average daily rate £356 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.62% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £505 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (86.67%) Banking
2 12 (80.00%) Retail
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
3 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) Change Management
7 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (13.33%) Legal
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
9 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
9 1 (6.67%) ITIL
9 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 1 (6.67%) SQL
9 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (6.67%) Mobile Commerce
9 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.67%) Validation
9 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Degree
9 1 (6.67%) Resource Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) MS Office
General
1 13 (86.67%) Banking
2 12 (80.00%) Retail
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Lead Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) PMO Manager
4 2 (13.33%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Planning Manager
5 1 (6.67%) PMO Lead
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Release Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft