The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 89 71 49
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Project 10 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 1.23% 2.93%
As % of the Applications category 6.17% 14.15% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £263 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £425 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.06 £19.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.63% -42.42%
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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 Leeds region.

Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
162 106 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.94% 8.71% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 66 52
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £398 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.13 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £25.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) MS Office
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 3 (14.29%) NHS
7 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (14.29%) WebEx
7 3 (14.29%) Change Control
8 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (9.52%) IBM XIV
8 2 (9.52%) Coaching
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (9.52%) Banking
8 2 (9.52%) Retail
8 2 (9.52%) Games
8 2 (9.52%) VMware
8 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
8 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
8 2 (9.52%) Wiki
8 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
8 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (9.52%) F5

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) Niku Workbench
4 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) WebEx
2 2 (9.52%) Intranet
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) Informix
2 1 (4.76%) OLAP
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Project Support Officer
1 6 (28.57%) Project Officer
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Programme Office Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planner
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Management Accountant
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) NHS
3 2 (9.52%) IBM XIV
3 2 (9.52%) Wiki
3 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Coaching
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
5 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) People Management
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) F5
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Niku
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