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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 38 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 38 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.12% 5.15% 4.65%
As % of the Applications category 18.72% 31.47% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 21
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£413 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £452 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -17.55%
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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
203 143 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.02% 16.38% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 62 53
Average daily rate £291 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 20
Average hourly rate £9.00 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.82 £8.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £15.38 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 42 (62.69%) Project Management
2 36 (53.73%) PRINCE2
3 32 (47.76%) Finance
4 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
4 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
5 24 (35.82%) Security Cleared
6 23 (34.33%) SC Cleared
7 21 (31.34%) Project Planning
8 15 (22.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 14 (20.90%) Logistics
10 13 (19.40%) Windows
10 13 (19.40%) ITIL
11 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (16.42%) MS Office
12 11 (16.42%) MS Visio
12 11 (16.42%) APMP
13 10 (14.93%) PRINCE
13 10 (14.93%) Banking
13 10 (14.93%) Financial Institution
14 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
14 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
14 9 (13.43%) ATM
14 9 (13.43%) Windows 7
14 9 (13.43%) DV Cleared
14 9 (13.43%) SCCM
15 7 (10.45%) HNC
15 7 (10.45%) HND
15 7 (10.45%) Primavera
16 6 (8.96%) SharePoint

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.42%) MS Office
2 11 (16.42%) MS Visio
3 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Primavera
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) IaaS
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) ATM
2 4 (5.97%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) Yeoman
General
1 32 (47.76%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
2 10 (14.93%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.97%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Automotive
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (56.72%) Project Manager
2 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (7.46%) Service Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Technical Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Technical Account Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Project Planner
6 2 (2.99%) Account Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Project Officer
6 2 (2.99%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) PMO Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 2 (2.99%) ICT Manager
7 1 (1.49%) PMO Lead
7 1 (1.49%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.48%) PMI
2 2 (2.99%) CCTV
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.97%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Project Management
2 36 (53.73%) PRINCE2
3 21 (31.34%) Project Planning
4 14 (20.90%) Logistics
5 13 (19.40%) ITIL
6 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.93%) PRINCE
8 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
8 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.96%) DSDM
9 6 (8.96%) RAD
9 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.46%) Service Management
11 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.97%) Process Improvement
11 4 (5.97%) People Management
12 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (4.48%) Product Management
12 3 (4.48%) Brand Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) Security Cleared
2 23 (34.33%) SC Cleared
3 15 (22.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (16.42%) APMP
5 9 (13.43%) DV Cleared
6 7 (10.45%) HNC
6 7 (10.45%) HND
7 5 (7.46%) PMI Certification
8 3 (4.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.99%) PMP
10 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) SCCM
2 6 (8.96%) OVSD
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) RightFax
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix
4 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
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