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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 29 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.09% 1.19% 4.46%
As % of the Applications category 12.50% 15.38% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.27% -1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £20.35 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+93.19% -27.33%
MS Project
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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
16 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.70% 7.74% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 12
Average daily rate £588 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 12 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Intranet
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
5 1 (12.50%) Email Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) ECDL
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
1 7 (87.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) HR Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Project Support Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
3 1 (12.50%) Email Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP