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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 45 21 46
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Contract jobs citing MS Project 27 55 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.13% 6.07% 2.86%
As % of the Applications category 18.62% 37.41% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 11
Average daily rate
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£353 £313 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.70% +20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £407 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.33%
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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
145 147 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.80% 16.23% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 67 43
Average daily rate £275 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £410 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 27
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £19.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 (63.08%) Finance
2 28 (43.08%) MS Excel
3 27 (41.54%) PRINCE2
3 27 (41.54%) Project Management
4 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
5 22 (33.85%) Project Planning
6 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 18 (27.69%) SC Cleared
7 18 (27.69%) Windows
8 16 (24.62%) Logistics
9 14 (21.54%) ATM
10 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 13 (20.00%) Financial Institution
10 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (20.00%) Banking
10 13 (20.00%) SCCM
10 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 12 (18.46%) DV Cleared
11 12 (18.46%) ITIL
12 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
12 11 (16.92%) APMP
13 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (13.85%) MS Office
15 8 (12.31%) Primavera
15 8 (12.31%) Process Improvement
16 7 (10.77%) MS Visio
17 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
17 6 (9.23%) RAD
17 6 (9.23%) DSDM

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (16.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 28 (43.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.85%) MS Office
3 7 (10.77%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) ATM
2 4 (6.15%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.54%) Yeoman
General
1 41 (63.08%) Finance
2 13 (20.00%) Banking
2 13 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Automotive
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Project Manager
2 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (6.15%) Project Officer
4 3 (4.62%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (4.62%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (4.62%) Analyst
5 2 (3.08%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (3.08%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (3.08%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (3.08%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.08%) Technical Manager
5 2 (3.08%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (3.08%) ICT Manager
5 2 (3.08%) Head of Service Delivery
5 2 (3.08%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (3.08%) PMO Lead
5 2 (3.08%) Coordinator
6 1 (1.54%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (1.54%) Project Support Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) SOAP
1 1 (1.54%) XML
1 1 (1.54%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) PMI
1 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) CCTV
3 1 (1.54%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.15%) UNIX
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) PRINCE2
1 27 (41.54%) Project Management
2 22 (33.85%) Project Planning
3 16 (24.62%) Logistics
4 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (18.46%) ITIL
6 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.31%) Process Improvement
8 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.23%) RAD
8 6 (9.23%) DSDM
8 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.15%) V-Model
10 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (6.15%) Release Management
11 3 (4.62%) Service Management
12 2 (3.08%) Change Management
12 2 (3.08%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 18 (27.69%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.46%) DV Cleared
4 11 (16.92%) APMP
5 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (7.69%) HNC
6 5 (7.69%) HND
7 4 (6.15%) PMI Certification
7 4 (6.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.54%) Degree
8 1 (1.54%) ISEB
8 1 (1.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) P3O
1 1 (1.54%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) OVSD
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) HP
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Citrix
5 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.54%) webMethods
5 1 (1.54%) Terracotta
5 1 (1.54%) RightFax
5 1 (1.54%) Compaq