The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 23 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 1.89% 11.25% 4.55%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £288 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.42 £21.00 £28.40
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -26.05%
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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 Newport region.

Applications Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 6.60% 18.75% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate £175 £213 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -49.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) P3O
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) pSOS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Planner
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft