The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 51 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.42% 6.15% 0.88%
As % of the Applications category 11.29% 39.29% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate £223 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.44% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £363 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £450 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.80% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -9.02%
Applications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
62 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.60% 15.64% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 10 6
Average daily rate £225 £270 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.74% -18.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £10.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Project
Tyne and Wear

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 29 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Project Planning
3 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
4 5 (45.45%) Quality Management
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Budget Control
6 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) P3O
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) MS Project Server
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (9.09%) PMI
7 1 (9.09%) PMP
7 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (9.09%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Project Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Project Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Project Planning
1 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 5 (45.45%) Quality Management
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Budget Control
4 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
1 2 (18.18%) P3O
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft