The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 68 29 41
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.74% 3.08% 1.11%
As % of the Applications category 11.63% 21.74% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Average daily rate £450 £428 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £415 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £510 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £18.92 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+107.71% -32.41%
MS Project
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Applications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
43 46 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.37% 14.15% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 14
Average daily rate £330 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £337 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.16% -41.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £14.40 £25.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Project
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 8 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Games
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) Online Gambling
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Confluence
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Social Gaming
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Online Gambling
1 1 (12.50%) Social Gaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft