The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 23 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.31% 5.16% 0.56%
As % of the Applications category 9.52% 44.44% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £488 £444 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% -11.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.78% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +19.73%
MS Project
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Applications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
21 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.73% 11.61% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 10
Median daily rate £450 £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £110 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £465 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £46.07 £12.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+268.56% -70.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Luton

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) HR Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Support Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
4 1 (20.00%) Email Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft