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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 49 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 17 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.44% 3.94% 4.84%
As % of the Applications category 15.18% 20.39% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 14
Average daily rate £375 £250 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £221 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £424 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.17 £20.35 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+82.69% -27.33%
MS Project
Buckinghamshire

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
112 152 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.05% 19.34% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 73 72
Average daily rate £300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.34
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.47%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 31 (67.39%) PRINCE2
2 30 (65.22%) Finance
3 27 (58.70%) MS Excel
4 24 (52.17%) Project Management
5 18 (39.13%) Project Planning
6 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
8 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
9 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
10 12 (26.09%) Oracle
11 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (17.39%) ATM
12 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
14 6 (13.04%) PMP
14 6 (13.04%) PMI Certification
14 6 (13.04%) MS Office
14 6 (13.04%) Windows
14 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
15 5 (10.87%) Change Control
15 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
15 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
15 5 (10.87%) SCCM
15 5 (10.87%) Banking
15 5 (10.87%) Logistics
16 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
16 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
16 4 (8.70%) ITIL
16 4 (8.70%) Risk Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (58.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Office
3 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Primavera
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.17%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) ATM
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.17%) PowerCenter
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (65.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.52%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Project Manager
2 10 (21.74%) Project Officer
3 6 (13.04%) Project Control Officer
4 5 (10.87%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Project Implementation Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.52%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Change Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Data Migration Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL Implementation Manager
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) SOAP
1 1 (2.17%) XML
1 1 (2.17%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Biometrics
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) PRINCE2
2 24 (52.17%) Project Management
3 18 (39.13%) Project Planning
4 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
7 5 (10.87%) Change Control
7 5 (10.87%) Logistics
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL
8 4 (8.70%) Project Governance
8 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.52%) Business Transformation
9 3 (6.52%) DSDM
9 3 (6.52%) RAD
9 3 (6.52%) Release Management
9 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.52%) V-Model
9 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.35%) Resource Management
10 2 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
2 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
4 6 (13.04%) PMI Certification
4 6 (13.04%) PMP
5 4 (8.70%) CAPM
5 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (6.52%) APMP
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.17%) Degree
8 1 (2.17%) HNC
8 1 (2.17%) HND
8 1 (2.17%) ISEB
8 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Compaq
4 1 (2.17%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) ILOG
4 1 (2.17%) Terracotta
4 1 (2.17%) webMethods
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