The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 13 25 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.85% 0.61% 1.67%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 10.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £428 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +159.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.89% -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 Knutsford region.

Applications Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 9.26% 6.13% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £367 £428 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.26% +159.09%
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 Knutsford

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 3 (60.00%) CMDB
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MS Access
3 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) QlikView
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (20.00%) Splunk
5 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
5 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) MI Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) CMDB
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft