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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 84 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 18 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.11% 1.79% 1.49%
As % of the Applications category 10.34% 12.93% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £177 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £409 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.33%
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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 Leeds region.

Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
174 147 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.71% 13.85% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 97 58
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £125 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Average hourly rate £13.60 £11.13 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.20% -61.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £7.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (42.86%) Project Management
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.00%) MS Office
6 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle
7 4 (14.29%) HP
8 3 (10.71%) SAP
8 3 (10.71%) MySQL
8 3 (10.71%) Informix
8 3 (10.71%) Retail
8 3 (10.71%) VMware
8 3 (10.71%) Games
8 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
8 3 (10.71%) IBM
8 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.71%) IBM XIV
8 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
8 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (10.71%) Wonderware
8 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
8 3 (10.71%) Wiki
8 3 (10.71%) System Testing
8 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (10.71%) SAP MII
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 7 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP MII
2 1 (3.57%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
1 3 (10.71%) Informix
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Games
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Project Support Officer
2 5 (17.86%) Project Officer
3 3 (10.71%) Project Planner
3 3 (10.71%) PMO Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Planner
5 1 (3.57%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Management Accountant
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Wiki
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (10.71%) IBM XIV
3 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.57%) Equities
4 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Project Management
2 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
4 3 (10.71%) System Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Dependency Management
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Coaching
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.57%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) Information Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCNP
1 2 (7.14%) CCNA
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.14%) PMP
1 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Wonderware
3 3 (10.71%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) F5
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
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