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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 52 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 26 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.89% 2.82% 1.99%
As % of the Applications category 13.20% 14.49% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £126 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.25 £18.80
% change year-on-year
+63.63% +2.38%
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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
197 138 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.86% 19.44% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 50 35
Average daily rate £320 £250 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 46 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 44 (63.77%) PRINCE2
3 36 (52.17%) MS Excel
4 35 (50.72%) Security Cleared
5 33 (47.83%) SC Cleared
6 31 (44.93%) Project Management
7 28 (40.58%) Finance
8 19 (27.54%) MS Visio
9 18 (26.09%) MS Office
9 18 (26.09%) Service Delivery
10 16 (23.19%) MS PowerPoint
11 14 (20.29%) ITIL
11 14 (20.29%) Oracle
12 13 (18.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (17.39%) Project Planning
13 12 (17.39%) DV Cleared
14 9 (13.04%) OVSD
14 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (13.04%) HNC
14 9 (13.04%) HND
14 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
15 8 (11.59%) PRINCE
16 7 (10.14%) Banking
16 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
16 7 (10.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (10.14%) People Management
17 6 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
17 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 6 (8.70%) PMP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (13.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 19 (27.54%) MS Visio
3 18 (26.09%) MS Office
4 16 (23.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.90%) MS Access
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Rational Rose
General
1 28 (40.58%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.80%) Advertising
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.45%) Automotive
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Project Manager
2 13 (18.84%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Project Officer
4 8 (11.59%) Service Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Services Delivery Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Project Support Officer
5 7 (10.14%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Programme Office Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Programme Manager
7 4 (5.80%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Programme Office Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Programme Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Project Planner
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Junior
9 2 (2.90%) Account Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Coordinator
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Flash
1 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.45%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (63.77%) PRINCE2
2 31 (44.93%) Project Management
3 18 (26.09%) Service Delivery
4 14 (20.29%) ITIL
5 12 (17.39%) Project Planning
6 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (11.59%) PRINCE
8 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.14%) People Management
9 6 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.35%) Change Control
10 3 (4.35%) E-business
10 3 (4.35%) Change Management
10 3 (4.35%) Service Management
11 2 (2.90%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.90%) Workflow
11 2 (2.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) SQL
1 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (50.72%) Security Cleared
2 33 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (17.39%) DV Cleared
5 9 (13.04%) HNC
5 9 (13.04%) HND
6 7 (10.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (8.70%) PMP
7 6 (8.70%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.45%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) OVSD
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Primavera
4 2 (2.90%) Genesys
4 2 (2.90%) Avaya
5 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
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