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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 45 18 44
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +26
Contract jobs citing MS Project 24 59 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.91% 6.50% 3.55%
As % of the Applications category 17.65% 39.33% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.90% +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £413 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £18.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.45%
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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
136 150 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.50% 16.54% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 70 45
Average daily rate £300 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £203 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £410 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 33
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 £9.25 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.42 £18.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 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 3 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 33 (56.90%) Finance
2 27 (46.55%) Project Management
3 23 (39.66%) PRINCE2
3 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
4 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
5 19 (32.76%) Project Planning
6 18 (31.03%) Windows
7 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
8 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
8 16 (27.59%) Logistics
9 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
9 13 (22.41%) SCCM
9 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
9 13 (22.41%) Financial Institution
9 13 (22.41%) Banking
10 12 (20.69%) ATM
11 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (18.97%) APMP
11 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (17.24%) ITIL
12 10 (17.24%) MS Office
13 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
14 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
15 7 (12.07%) Primavera
15 7 (12.07%) Process Improvement
16 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
16 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
16 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
16 6 (10.34%) RAD

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.24%) MS Office
3 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) ATM
2 4 (6.90%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.72%) Yeoman
General
1 33 (56.90%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Banking
2 13 (22.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Automotive
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Project Manager
2 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (5.17%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (5.17%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 2 (3.45%) PMO Lead
4 2 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (3.45%) ICT Manager
4 2 (3.45%) Technical Manager
4 2 (3.45%) Analyst
4 2 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Senior Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Administrator
5 1 (1.72%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Service Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (1.72%) Project Administrator
5 1 (1.72%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) SOAP
1 1 (1.72%) XML
1 1 (1.72%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) PMI
3 2 (3.45%) CCTV
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.90%) UNIX
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Project Management
2 23 (39.66%) PRINCE2
3 19 (32.76%) Project Planning
4 16 (27.59%) Logistics
5 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.24%) ITIL
7 7 (12.07%) Process Improvement
8 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.34%) RAD
8 6 (10.34%) DSDM
9 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.90%) V-Model
10 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (6.90%) Release Management
11 3 (5.17%) Service Management
11 3 (5.17%) PRINCE
12 2 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.97%) APMP
3 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
5 6 (10.34%) HNC
5 6 (10.34%) HND
6 4 (6.90%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.72%) Degree
8 1 (1.72%) ISEB
8 1 (1.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) OVSD
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) HP
3 2 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.72%) webMethods
4 1 (1.72%) Terracotta
4 1 (1.72%) RightFax
4 1 (1.72%) Compaq
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