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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 46 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 24 61 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.95% 6.83% 5.71%
As % of the Applications category 14.20% 40.13% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 23
Average daily rate
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£413 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.06 £19.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.63% -42.42%
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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
169 152 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.76% 17.02% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 65 52
Average daily rate £290 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £228 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £404 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 26
Average hourly rate £10.04 £11.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.73% -16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £9.10 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.62 £15.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 39 (61.90%) Project Management
2 32 (50.79%) PRINCE2
3 30 (47.62%) Finance
4 25 (39.68%) MS Excel
5 22 (34.92%) Project Planning
6 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 20 (31.75%) Security Cleared
7 20 (31.75%) SC Cleared
8 15 (23.81%) Logistics
8 15 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 14 (22.22%) Windows
10 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (17.46%) Banking
11 11 (17.46%) Financial Institution
11 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (17.46%) MS Office
11 11 (17.46%) APMP
12 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
12 10 (15.87%) SCCM
12 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
12 10 (15.87%) ATM
13 9 (14.29%) ITIL
14 8 (12.70%) PRINCE
14 8 (12.70%) DV Cleared
15 7 (11.11%) Primavera
15 7 (11.11%) HNC
15 7 (11.11%) HND
16 6 (9.52%) RAD
16 6 (9.52%) DSDM
16 6 (9.52%) Waterfall

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (39.68%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.46%) MS Office
3 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) IaaS
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
1 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) ATM
2 4 (6.35%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Yeoman
General
1 30 (47.62%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Banking
2 11 (17.46%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.35%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (3.17%) Technical Manager
4 2 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (3.17%) Service Manager
4 2 (3.17%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (3.17%) Project Planner
4 2 (3.17%) Analyst
4 2 (3.17%) Project Officer
4 2 (3.17%) ICT Manager
4 2 (3.17%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (1.59%) PMO Lead
5 1 (1.59%) Programme Analyst
5 1 (1.59%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (1.59%) Programme Support Officer
5 1 (1.59%) Project Support Administrator
5 1 (1.59%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (1.59%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) PMI
2 2 (3.17%) CCTV
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.35%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Project Management
2 32 (50.79%) PRINCE2
3 22 (34.92%) Project Planning
4 15 (23.81%) Logistics
5 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (14.29%) ITIL
8 8 (12.70%) PRINCE
9 6 (9.52%) RAD
9 6 (9.52%) DSDM
9 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
11 4 (6.35%) Process Improvement
12 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (4.76%) Product Management
12 3 (4.76%) Brand Management
12 3 (4.76%) CRM
12 3 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Security Cleared
1 20 (31.75%) SC Cleared
2 15 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (17.46%) APMP
4 8 (12.70%) DV Cleared
5 7 (11.11%) HNC
5 7 (11.11%) HND
6 5 (7.94%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.17%) PMP
8 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.59%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) OVSD
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) HP
3 2 (3.17%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) RightFax
4 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint