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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 27 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.26% 2.34% 5.24%
As % of the Applications category 10.00% 15.00% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +33.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £389 £835
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +15.79%
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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
30 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.55% 15.63% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 10
Average daily rate £370 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £408 £791
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £23.07 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.64% -42.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) PMP
3 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
4 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) PDM
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Procurement Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Planner
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) PDM
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) SAP