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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 42 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Project 21 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.14% 2.79% 4.76%
As % of the Applications category 22.83% 16.67% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 18
Median daily rate £415 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £229 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £426 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +86.04%

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
92 120 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.75% 16.71% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 63 90
Median daily rate £355 £331 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.16% +20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £133 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 7
Median hourly rate £9.08 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.41% -21.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 29 (69.05%) MS Excel
2 26 (61.90%) Security Cleared
3 22 (52.38%) MS Office
3 22 (52.38%) PRINCE2
3 22 (52.38%) Project Management
4 21 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 18 (42.86%) Finance
7 12 (28.57%) ITIL
7 12 (28.57%) Logistics
8 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (21.43%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
9 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
10 7 (16.67%) MS Visio
10 7 (16.67%) APMP
11 6 (14.29%) Oracle
12 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (11.90%) Unix
12 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
13 4 (9.52%) OSCP
13 4 (9.52%) CREST Certified
13 4 (9.52%) Service Design
13 4 (9.52%) PMO
13 4 (9.52%) Public Cloud
13 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 4 (9.52%) Windows
13 4 (9.52%) Legal

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (69.05%) MS Excel
2 22 (52.38%) MS Office
3 7 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.38%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) DB2
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Programme Planner
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Project Officer
3 5 (11.90%) Project Support Officer
3 5 (11.90%) Support Officer
4 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Security Technical Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Portfolio Planner
6 2 (4.76%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Unix
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) PRINCE2
1 22 (52.38%) Project Management
2 12 (28.57%) ITIL
2 12 (28.57%) Logistics
3 9 (21.43%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Service Design
5 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Coaching
6 3 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) Service Management
6 3 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 21 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
5 7 (16.67%) APMP
6 4 (9.52%) CEH
6 4 (9.52%) CREST Certified
6 4 (9.52%) OSCP
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) PMO
2 1 (2.38%) ISO22301
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) BT
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Planview