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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 26 52 30
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Project 42 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.02% 2.39% 4.64%
As % of the Applications category 28.97% 15.52% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 19
Average daily rate
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£328 £273 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.18% -27.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £397 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £31.56 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-50.08% +19.07%
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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
145 116 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.34% 15.38% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 42 52
Average daily rate £275 £265 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -13.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £155 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 22
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.37 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.77 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.40 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 75 (72.82%) PRINCE2
2 61 (59.22%) MS Excel
3 57 (55.34%) Finance
4 50 (48.54%) Security Cleared
5 49 (47.57%) SC Cleared
6 45 (43.69%) Project Management
7 43 (41.75%) Microsoft
8 42 (40.78%) Project Planning
9 22 (21.36%) DV Cleared
10 20 (19.42%) MS Office
10 20 (19.42%) ITIL
11 19 (18.45%) PMI Certification
12 18 (17.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 18 (17.48%) Banking
13 17 (16.50%) Oracle
13 17 (16.50%) SharePoint
13 17 (16.50%) PMP
14 16 (15.53%) Financial Institution
15 15 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (12.62%) MS PowerPoint
17 10 (9.71%) MS Visio
18 9 (8.74%) CRM
18 9 (8.74%) PRINCE
18 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
18 9 (8.74%) Spanish Language
18 9 (8.74%) Risk Assessment
18 9 (8.74%) Programme Management
19 8 (7.77%) Waterfall
20 7 (6.80%) P3M3
20 7 (6.80%) Logistics

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 17 (16.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) Lync
Applications
1 61 (59.22%) MS Excel
2 20 (19.42%) MS Office
3 13 (12.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (9.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) ATM
2 3 (2.91%) VoIP
2 3 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.94%) Internet
4 1 (0.97%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.97%) SAN
4 1 (0.97%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
General
1 57 (55.34%) Finance
2 18 (17.48%) Banking
3 16 (15.53%) Financial Institution
4 9 (8.74%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (37.86%) Project Manager
2 15 (14.56%) Project Officer
3 14 (13.59%) Project Support Officer
4 11 (10.68%) Programme Manager
5 10 (9.71%) Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Programme Office Manager
7 4 (3.88%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.88%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Service Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Coordinator
8 3 (2.91%) Project Planner
9 2 (1.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (1.94%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (1.94%) Support Analyst
9 2 (1.94%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (1.94%) Project Analyst
9 2 (1.94%) Programme Planner
9 2 (1.94%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) .NET
2 1 (0.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.94%) PMI
1 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (0.97%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) Windows
1 6 (5.83%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (72.82%) PRINCE2
2 45 (43.69%) Project Management
3 42 (40.78%) Project Planning
4 20 (19.42%) ITIL
5 15 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.74%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (8.74%) Programme Management
6 9 (8.74%) PRINCE
6 9 (8.74%) CRM
6 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.77%) Waterfall
8 7 (6.80%) P3M3
8 7 (6.80%) Logistics
9 4 (3.88%) E-business
9 4 (3.88%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.91%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (2.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.91%) Business Development
11 2 (1.94%) Resource Management
11 2 (1.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (48.54%) Security Cleared
2 49 (47.57%) SC Cleared
3 22 (21.36%) DV Cleared
4 19 (18.45%) PMI Certification
5 18 (17.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (16.50%) PMP
7 7 (6.80%) HNC
7 7 (6.80%) HND
7 7 (6.80%) ISEB
8 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) P3O
2 3 (2.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) SCCM
2 3 (2.91%) OVSD
Vendors
1 43 (41.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.50%) Oracle
3 2 (1.94%) Avaya
3 2 (1.94%) Genesys
4 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.97%) Primavera
4 1 (0.97%) Cognos
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