The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 23 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 Newport 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 24 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 3.88% 5.88% 10.67%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 28.57% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate £300 £408 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% +0.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -6.42%
Applications Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 11.63% 20.59% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 7
Average daily rate £325 £240 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -25.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £125 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £421 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS Project
South Wales

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Newport

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 10 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 4 (33.33%) ISEB
6 4 (33.33%) P3O
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
7 3 (25.00%) Time Management
7 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 2 (16.67%) pSOS
8 2 (16.67%) Change Management
9 1 (8.33%) ITSM
9 1 (8.33%) Service Management
9 1 (8.33%) ITIL
9 1 (8.33%) Primavera
9 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
9 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (8.33%) Product Management
9 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
9 1 (8.33%) Resource Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Programme Planner
2 3 (25.00%) Project Support Officer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Project Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planner
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITSM
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Product Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Primavera
1 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow