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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 37 28 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Contract jobs citing MS Project 38 44 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.88% 5.30% 2.51%
As % of the Applications category 21.11% 28.21% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £228 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £417 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £373 £349
% change year-on-year
-6.71% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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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
180 156 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.37% 18.80% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 71 46
Average daily rate £300 £274 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £130 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -21.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 41 (68.33%) Finance
2 31 (51.67%) MS Excel
3 25 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
5 22 (36.67%) Project Planning
6 20 (33.33%) Project Management
7 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 16 (26.67%) SC Cleared
9 15 (25.00%) ATM
10 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (18.33%) Windows
11 11 (18.33%) SharePoint
11 11 (18.33%) Process Improvement
12 10 (16.67%) Banking
12 10 (16.67%) Financial Institution
13 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
13 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared
13 9 (15.00%) SCCM
13 9 (15.00%) Windows 7
14 8 (13.33%) APMP
14 8 (13.33%) Logistics
15 7 (11.67%) Primavera
16 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
16 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
16 6 (10.00%) RAD
16 6 (10.00%) DSDM
16 6 (10.00%) ITIL
16 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
16 6 (10.00%) Waterfall

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (18.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (51.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
General
1 41 (68.33%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.67%) Implementation Manager
3 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 5 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Project Officer
5 3 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (5.00%) Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.33%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) PMO Lead
6 2 (3.33%) ICT Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Head of Service Delivery
6 2 (3.33%) Implementation Project Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Project Support Coordinator
7 1 (1.67%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) SOAP
1 1 (1.67%) XML
1 1 (1.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) CCTV
1 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (1.67%) Biometrics
3 1 (1.67%) GIS
3 1 (1.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 22 (36.67%) Project Planning
3 20 (33.33%) Project Management
4 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (18.33%) Process Improvement
6 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (13.33%) Logistics
8 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.00%) ITIL
8 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.00%) RAD
8 6 (10.00%) DSDM
8 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.33%) Release Management
9 5 (8.33%) V-Model
10 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.00%) Service Management
11 3 (5.00%) Change Control
12 2 (3.33%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (13.33%) APMP
5 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.67%) HNC
8 1 (1.67%) HND
8 1 (1.67%) ISEB
8 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) HP
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) Compaq
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.67%) webMethods
4 1 (1.67%) Terracotta