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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 85 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 21 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.25% 1.37% 2.22%
As % of the Applications category 9.91% 9.72% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 11
Average daily rate
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£393 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £134 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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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
212 144 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.60% 14.09% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 97 56
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.55 £11.56 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -66.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £7.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £84.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 17 (53.13%) MS Excel
2 15 (46.88%) Project Management
3 11 (34.38%) Finance
4 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
5 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (21.88%) MS Office
7 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
8 5 (15.63%) SAP
9 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
9 3 (9.38%) Wonderware
9 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
9 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
9 3 (9.38%) Retail
9 3 (9.38%) HP
9 3 (9.38%) System Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Resource Management
9 3 (9.38%) SAP MII
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (6.25%) Dependency Management
10 2 (6.25%) IBM XIV
10 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.25%) Coaching
10 2 (6.25%) Banking
10 2 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (6.25%) Waterfall

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (53.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.88%) MS Office
3 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
4 5 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP MII
2 1 (3.13%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
1 2 (6.25%) Informix
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Project Officer
2 6 (18.75%) Project Support Officer
3 4 (12.50%) Project Planner
4 3 (9.38%) PMO Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Support Officer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Commercial Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Planner
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Wiki
3 2 (6.25%) Reference Data
3 2 (6.25%) Smart Meter
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) IBM XIV
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Project Management
2 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
3 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.38%) Resource Management
4 3 (9.38%) System Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Dependency Management
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (3.13%) People Management
6 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) SDLC
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) PHP
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) PMP
1 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) Wonderware
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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