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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 76 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 10 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.94% 2.59% 1.45%
As % of the Applications category 8.26% 21.01% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 10
Average daily rate
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£293 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.86% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £324 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £450 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.31%
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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
121 119 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.36% 12.32% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 74 56
Average daily rate £319 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £450 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £19.00 £112.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Change Control
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) MS Office
6 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (13.04%) NHS
6 3 (13.04%) Banking
6 3 (13.04%) Retail
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.70%) MS Project Server
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Coaching
7 2 (8.70%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Intranet
7 2 (8.70%) Niku
7 2 (8.70%) Niku Workbench
8 1 (4.35%) XML
8 1 (4.35%) Change Management
8 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (4.35%) PMP
8 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
8 1 (4.35%) ERP
8 1 (4.35%) MS Visio

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (8.70%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) Niku Workbench
4 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) OLAP
1 1 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Programme Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Programme Office Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Officer
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.35%) SAS Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Planner
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
2 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Change Control
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.35%) Dependency Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (4.35%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) VB
1 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) P3O
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Niku
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle