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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 22 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.05% 4.32% -
As % of the Applications category 13.64% 25.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £590 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £18.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.45%
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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
22 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.07% 16.76% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 5
Average daily rate £200 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £590 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.06 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -2.83%

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 6 July 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) Statistics
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Email Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Aerospace

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Project Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Project Support Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 3 (33.33%) Email Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft