The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Luton region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 23 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.63% - 8.64%
As % of the Applications category 32.50% - 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 7
Average daily rate
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£519 - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £32.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-50.78% +25.49%
Applications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
40 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.41% 17.28% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 8
Average daily rate £450 £325 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £120 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £440 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.25 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% +75.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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
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 31 July 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 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) Project Planning
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (31.25%) Revenue Management
5 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Security Management
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security
7 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) Change Management
8 2 (12.50%) CA
8 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
8 2 (12.50%) MS Office
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) Planview
8 2 (12.50%) CA Clarity
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
9 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (6.25%) Retail
9 1 (6.25%) Logistics
9 1 (6.25%) QA
9 1 (6.25%) Risk Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
1 5 (31.25%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Project Support Officer
2 2 (12.50%) Project Officer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) PMO Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (43.75%) Project Planning
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Revenue Management
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Security Management
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Process Management
7 1 (6.25%) Logistics
7 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) CA
2 2 (12.50%) Planview
3 1 (6.25%) Niku
3 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.25%) SAP