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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 21 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.98% 3.16% 2.41%
As % of the Applications category 29.41% 23.81% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate £200 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £355 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £395 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
MS Project
South East

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
17 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.12% 13.29% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 14
Average daily rate £338 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.07% +22.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £453 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Learning Management System
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
4 1 (14.29%) GAMP
4 1 (14.29%) GxP
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (57.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Transition Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Master Data Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Learning Management System
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GAMP
1 1 (14.29%) GxP
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP