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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 30 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Project 12 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.43% 1.49% 4.49%
As % of the Applications category 23.53% 21.43% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Average daily rate
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£426 £400 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% +32.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.77%
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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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Applications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
51 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.57% 6.93% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 19
Average daily rate £425 £443 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +108.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £219 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

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
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 27 January 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Project Management
2 11 (73.33%) PRINCE2
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) Change Control
5 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) Economics
5 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) MS Office
6 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
7 4 (26.67%) Billing
7 4 (26.67%) Service Management
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
9 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
10 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (6.67%) HP
10 1 (6.67%) ISEB
10 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
10 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
10 1 (6.67%) QA
10 1 (6.67%) P3O

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Billing
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (53.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Project Management
2 11 (73.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (46.67%) Change Control
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) P3O
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP