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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 67 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.18% 2.07% 2.88%
As % of the Applications category 10.74% 14.84% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 20
Average daily rate
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£353 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £379 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
- +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+108.95% -39.09%
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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
121 128 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.94% 13.97% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 48 69
Average daily rate £320 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £125 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 13
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £12.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +10.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.10 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.97 £45.00 £14.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
3 10 (31.25%) Project Management
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) JIRA
6 7 (21.88%) Scrum
7 6 (18.75%) Project Planning
7 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (15.63%) Change Management
8 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (12.50%) MS Office
9 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 3 (9.38%) ERP
10 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
10 3 (9.38%) Banking
10 3 (9.38%) UML
10 3 (9.38%) Coaching
10 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.38%) User Stories
11 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 2 (6.25%) CMS
11 2 (6.25%) Retail
11 2 (6.25%) MS Project Server
11 2 (6.25%) Content Management
11 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
11 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
12 1 (3.13%) Management Information System

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
3 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.13%) Niku Workbench
4 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Project Manager
3 8 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) PMO Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Project Support Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) PMO Lead
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Project Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Programme Planner
6 2 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Project Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) PMI
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Project Management
2 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) Project Planning
6 5 (15.63%) Change Management
7 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.38%) UML
8 3 (9.38%) User Stories
8 3 (9.38%) ERP
8 3 (9.38%) Coaching
9 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.25%) Content Management
10 1 (3.13%) Critical Path Analysis
10 1 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
10 1 (3.13%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.13%) QMS
10 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Niku
2 1 (3.13%) Primavera
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco