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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 13 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 10 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.81% 5.29% 5.92%
As % of the Applications category 35.71% 42.86% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 9
Average daily rate
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£413 £145 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+184.65% -55.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £124 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £294 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +8.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £18.80
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -6.92%
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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
28 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 21.88% 12.35% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 17
Average daily rate £325 £160 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -55.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £127 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £381 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 November 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

MS Project
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (60.00%) Banking
3 9 (60.00%) Retail
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) Retail Banking
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
8 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (13.33%) Validation
9 1 (6.67%) Data Security
9 1 (6.67%) MS Office
9 1 (6.67%) QA
9 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
9 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
9 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
9 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
9 1 (6.67%) Coaching
9 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 9 (60.00%) Retail
3 5 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) PMO Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planner
5 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Data Security
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
6 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £459.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago