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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 21 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 16 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.34% - 5.69%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 6
Average daily rate
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£500 - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +17.96%
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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 Luton region.

Applications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
48 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 22.02% 18.07% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 3 16
Average daily rate £375 £278 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -30.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £120 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £446 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Luton region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) PRINCE2
3 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 6 (35.29%) Project Planning
6 5 (29.41%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (29.41%) Revenue Management
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
7 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Security Management
8 3 (17.65%) Information Security
8 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
8 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 2 (11.76%) Degree
9 2 (11.76%) Planview
9 2 (11.76%) CA Clarity
9 2 (11.76%) Change Management
9 2 (11.76%) CA
9 2 (11.76%) Retail
10 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
10 1 (5.88%) Marketing
10 1 (5.88%) Logistics
10 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
10 1 (5.88%) Niku
10 1 (5.88%) Process Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) CA Clarity
2 1 (5.88%) Workday HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) PMO Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Coordinator
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) PRINCE2
2 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Project Planning
5 5 (29.41%) Revenue Management
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Security Management
7 3 (17.65%) Information Security
7 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.76%) Change Management
9 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.88%) Process Management
9 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (5.88%) Data Entry
9 1 (5.88%) Logistics
9 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) CA
2 2 (11.76%) Planview
3 1 (5.88%) Niku
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.88%) SAP