The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank - 22 21
Contract jobs citing MS Project 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 2.09% 2.25%
As % of the Applications category - 14.29% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £475 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.31%
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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 Middlesex region.

Applications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
27 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.25% 14.66% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 13
Average daily rate £420 £275 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -25.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -7.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

MS Project
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) PMI
4 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Visualforce
4 1 (25.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) PMO Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Procurement Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com