The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 52 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 66 60 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.18% 3.04% 3.13%
As % of the Applications category 22.76% 19.11% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 42
Average daily rate
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£395 £358 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% +5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £211 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.35 £52.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.47% +31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -41.98%
MS Project
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
290 314 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.98% 15.91% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 182 162
Average daily rate £350 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £127 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 45
Average hourly rate £12.35 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.60% +61.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £115.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Hampshire region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Hampshire region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

MS Project Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant +2 16 £315 -40.00%
Portsmouth - 10 £300 - 2
Basingstoke +8 8 £400 -2.73% 1
Southampton -10 8 £325 +10.16% 1
Winchester - 5 £438 -
Hook -13 4 £400 +36.75%
Gosport +31 1 - -
Aldershot +9 1 - -
Eastleigh -1 1 £225 -43.75%
Andover - 1 £395 -
Liphook - 1 £375 -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 87 (61.27%) Project Management
2 60 (42.25%) Microsoft
3 53 (37.32%) PRINCE2
4 46 (32.39%) MS Excel
5 43 (30.28%) Security Cleared
6 42 (29.58%) Finance
7 41 (28.87%) MS Office
8 39 (27.46%) Project Planning
9 35 (24.65%) SC Cleared
10 24 (16.90%) Degree
11 23 (16.20%) MS PowerPoint
12 20 (14.08%) MS Visio
13 19 (13.38%) ITIL
13 19 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (12.68%) Change Management
15 16 (11.27%) Data Centre
16 15 (10.56%) Windows
17 13 (9.15%) Oracle
17 13 (9.15%) Risk Management
17 13 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (7.75%) Management Information System
19 10 (7.04%) Retail
19 10 (7.04%) SharePoint
19 10 (7.04%) ERP
19 10 (7.04%) SDLC
19 10 (7.04%) Matrix Management
20 9 (6.34%) Smart Meter
20 9 (6.34%) Migration
20 9 (6.34%) Programme Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 10 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.52%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.70%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 46 (32.39%) MS Excel
2 41 (28.87%) MS Office
3 23 (16.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (14.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (4.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) HTTP
1 4 (2.82%) VPN
1 4 (2.82%) SSL
1 4 (2.82%) SSH
1 4 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.41%) Extranet
3 1 (0.70%) Firewall
3 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.70%) Intranet
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
3 1 (0.70%) Broadband
3 1 (0.70%) LAN
3 1 (0.70%) WAN
3 1 (0.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.70%) MS Access
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (29.58%) Finance
2 10 (7.04%) Retail
3 6 (4.23%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Billing
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (50.70%) Project Manager
2 23 (16.20%) Analyst
3 9 (6.34%) Project Planner
4 8 (5.63%) Change Analyst
5 7 (4.93%) Senior Project Manager
5 7 (4.93%) Senior Manager
6 6 (4.23%) Coordinator
6 6 (4.23%) Junior
7 5 (3.52%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.52%) Consultant
7 5 (3.52%) Implementation Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Implementation Project Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Junior Project Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Assistant Project Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Incident Analyst
9 3 (2.11%) PMO Lead
9 3 (2.11%) Project Administrator
9 3 (2.11%) PMO Manager
9 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 3 (2.11%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.82%) Middleware
2 1 (0.70%) Silverlight
2 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (0.70%) HTML
2 1 (0.70%) .NET
2 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.27%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.75%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.34%) Smart Meter
5 7 (4.93%) NHS
6 5 (3.52%) User Experience
7 4 (2.82%) PKI
8 2 (1.41%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.41%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.41%) PMI
9 1 (0.70%) Replication
9 1 (0.70%) Statistics
9 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.56%) Windows
2 6 (4.23%) AIX
2 6 (4.23%) Solaris
3 4 (2.82%) Linux
3 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.41%) UNIX
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (61.27%) Project Management
2 53 (37.32%) PRINCE2
3 39 (27.46%) Project Planning
4 19 (13.38%) ITIL
4 19 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (12.68%) Change Management
6 13 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.15%) Risk Management
7 10 (7.04%) ERP
7 10 (7.04%) Matrix Management
7 10 (7.04%) SDLC
8 9 (6.34%) Migration
8 9 (6.34%) Programme Management
9 8 (5.63%) Document Management
9 8 (5.63%) Time Management
10 7 (4.93%) Web Development
10 7 (4.93%) Change Control
10 7 (4.93%) CRM
11 6 (4.23%) Information Security Management
11 6 (4.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.82%) SQL
2 3 (2.11%) VBScript
2 3 (2.11%) VB
3 2 (1.41%) Java
3 2 (1.41%) VBA
4 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.70%) C
4 1 (0.70%) C#
4 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (30.28%) Security Cleared
2 35 (24.65%) SC Cleared
3 24 (16.90%) Degree
4 6 (4.23%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.52%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.82%) CISSP
6 4 (2.82%) GCIA
6 4 (2.82%) GCIH
7 3 (2.11%) CAPM
8 2 (1.41%) PMP
8 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.70%) APMP
9 1 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) QA
2 4 (2.82%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.82%) COSO
2 4 (2.82%) COBIT
3 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 60 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.15%) Oracle
3 6 (4.23%) HP
4 5 (3.52%) Baan
5 4 (2.82%) McAfee
5 4 (2.82%) Cisco
6 2 (1.41%) SAP
6 2 (1.41%) Siebel
7 1 (0.70%) Adobe
7 1 (0.70%) VMware
7 1 (0.70%) Altiris
7 1 (0.70%) Casewise
7 1 (0.70%) Google
7 1 (0.70%) Planview
7 1 (0.70%) Pegasus