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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 21 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.99% 4.14% 3.14%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 38.89% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £195 £407 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.15% -4.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £316 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £441 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.78% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +21.05%
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
16 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.94% 10.65% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 20
Median daily rate £342 £407 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% +5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £290 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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
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 May 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (20.00%) CRD IV
4 1 (20.00%) FINREP
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB

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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Open Workbench
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Project Assistant
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Support Assistant
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Assistant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) CRD IV
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (20.00%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft