The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 49 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Project 28 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.14% 4.28% 3.12%
As % of the Applications category 14.66% 20.00% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £285 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £127 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £374 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £28.40
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -26.05%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
191 155 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.41% 21.38% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 69 41
Average daily rate £300 £250 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.88% -15.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £115 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £370 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £9.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +41.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 39 (60.94%) PRINCE2
1 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
2 34 (53.13%) Project Management
3 32 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
5 28 (43.75%) SC Cleared
6 23 (35.94%) Finance
7 18 (28.13%) MS Visio
8 16 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 13 (20.31%) Project Planning
9 13 (20.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (17.19%) Oracle
12 10 (15.63%) MS Office
12 10 (15.63%) ITIL
12 10 (15.63%) DV Cleared
13 9 (14.06%) OVSD
13 9 (14.06%) HNC
13 9 (14.06%) HND
13 9 (14.06%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
14 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (10.94%) Banking
15 7 (10.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (10.94%) People Management
16 5 (7.81%) Financial Institution
16 5 (7.81%) PRINCE
17 4 (6.25%) SLA
17 4 (6.25%) PMP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (28.13%) MS Visio
3 12 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (15.63%) MS Office
5 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Rational Rose
General
1 23 (35.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.25%) Advertising
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Automotive
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Project Manager
2 11 (17.19%) Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Project Officer
4 7 (10.94%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Project Support Officer
5 5 (7.81%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Programme Office Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Programme Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Project Planner
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Account Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.13%) Account Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) Programme Manager
9 1 (1.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Flash
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
1 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) PRINCE2
2 34 (53.13%) Project Management
3 16 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 13 (20.31%) Project Planning
5 10 (15.63%) ITIL
6 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.94%) People Management
8 5 (7.81%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.69%) Change Management
9 3 (4.69%) Service Management
9 3 (4.69%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.69%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (3.13%) Logistics
10 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.13%) Use Case
10 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.13%) Resource Management
10 2 (3.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) C
2 1 (1.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
2 28 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (15.63%) DV Cleared
5 9 (14.06%) HNC
5 9 (14.06%) HND
6 7 (10.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (6.25%) PMP
7 4 (6.25%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) OVSD
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) Primavera
4 2 (3.13%) Avaya
4 2 (3.13%) Genesys
5 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
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