The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Middlesex 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 23 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 6 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.40% 4.50% 3.24%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 45.00% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate £410 £308 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.25% -8.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £302 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £314 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -9.02%
Applications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
20 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.00% 10.00% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 19
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £196 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £345 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £34.50 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Project
South East

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 23 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) PMP
4 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) PMI
5 2 (20.00%) MS Project Server
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) PDM
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Planning Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Planning Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) PDM
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) PMP
2 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) HP