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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 32 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Project 36 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.41% 2.43% 4.40%
As % of the Applications category 23.08% 16.07% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £260 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £119 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £394 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £25.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-35.99% -6.26%
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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
156 112 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.12% 15.09% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 35 53
Average daily rate £225 £265 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -12.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 22
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £17.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 69 (71.13%) PRINCE2
2 59 (60.82%) MS Excel
3 50 (51.55%) Finance
3 50 (51.55%) Security Cleared
4 49 (50.52%) SC Cleared
5 45 (46.39%) Microsoft
6 42 (43.30%) Project Management
7 36 (37.11%) Project Planning
8 22 (22.68%) DV Cleared
9 20 (20.62%) MS Office
10 19 (19.59%) Oracle
10 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (18.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 18 (18.56%) SharePoint
12 17 (17.53%) ITIL
13 15 (15.46%) PMI Certification
13 15 (15.46%) Banking
14 14 (14.43%) MS PowerPoint
15 13 (13.40%) PMP
15 13 (13.40%) Financial Institution
16 12 (12.37%) Service Delivery
17 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (11.34%) MS Visio
18 9 (9.28%) CRM
18 9 (9.28%) Programme Management
19 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
19 8 (8.25%) HNC
19 8 (8.25%) HND
19 8 (8.25%) PRINCE
20 7 (7.22%) ISEB

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 18 (18.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) Lync
Applications
1 59 (60.82%) MS Excel
2 20 (20.62%) MS Office
3 14 (14.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (11.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) ATM
2 3 (3.09%) VoIP
3 2 (2.06%) Internet
3 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.03%) SAN
4 1 (1.03%) LAN
4 1 (1.03%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
General
1 50 (51.55%) Finance
2 15 (15.46%) Banking
3 13 (13.40%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.15%) Spanish Language
5 4 (4.12%) Advertising
6 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Project Manager
2 15 (15.46%) Project Officer
3 14 (14.43%) Project Support Officer
4 12 (12.37%) Analyst
5 11 (11.34%) Programme Manager
6 7 (7.22%) Programme Office Manager
7 4 (4.12%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.09%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.06%) Programme Analyst
9 2 (2.06%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (2.06%) Project Analyst
9 2 (2.06%) Programme Office Analyst
9 2 (2.06%) Project Planner
9 2 (2.06%) Project Support Analyst
9 2 (2.06%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) Middleware
1 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (2.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) Windows 7
1 6 (6.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (71.13%) PRINCE2
2 42 (43.30%) Project Management
3 36 (37.11%) Project Planning
4 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (17.53%) ITIL
6 12 (12.37%) Service Delivery
7 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.28%) CRM
8 9 (9.28%) Programme Management
9 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
9 8 (8.25%) PRINCE
10 7 (7.22%) P3M3
10 7 (7.22%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (7.22%) Logistics
11 4 (4.12%) E-business
12 3 (3.09%) Risk Management
12 3 (3.09%) People Management
12 3 (3.09%) Portfolio Management
12 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (2.06%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.03%) C
1 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (51.55%) Security Cleared
2 49 (50.52%) SC Cleared
3 22 (22.68%) DV Cleared
4 18 (18.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (15.46%) PMI Certification
6 13 (13.40%) PMP
7 8 (8.25%) HNC
7 8 (8.25%) HND
8 7 (7.22%) ISEB
9 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.03%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) P3O
2 3 (3.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) SCCM
2 3 (3.09%) OVSD
Vendors
1 45 (46.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.59%) Oracle
3 2 (2.06%) Avaya
3 2 (2.06%) Genesys
3 2 (2.06%) Primavera
4 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.03%) Cognos
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