The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 23 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.07% 2.86% 1.09%
As % of the Applications category 8.00% 12.12% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.90%
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 £22.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-37.14% +4.47%
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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 Norfolk region.

Applications Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
25 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 13.37% 23.57% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 3
Average daily rate £180 £175 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -45.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £113 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £413 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.18 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £45.40 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

MS Project
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4