The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 57 18 40
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +22
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.50% 4.92% 1.39%
As % of the Applications category 3.66% 31.15% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £224 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.53% -40.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £31.56 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-50.08% +19.07%
MS Project
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
82 61 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.69% 15.80% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 14
Average daily rate £350 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £469 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +16.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £15.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in the North East

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the North East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -19 3 £438 +48.30% 3
Durham - - - - 2
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Project Planning
5 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
6 5 (29.41%) Quality Management
6 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) MS Office
8 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
8 3 (17.65%) Change Management
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
9 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
9 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
9 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
10 1 (5.88%) Degree
10 1 (5.88%) QA
10 1 (5.88%) UNIX
10 1 (5.88%) Linux
10 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
10 1 (5.88%) SQL
10 1 (5.88%) Oracle
10 1 (5.88%) ISEB
10 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (5.88%) PRINCE

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (17.65%) MS Office
4 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Project Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Project Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) PMO Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Support Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Project Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Office Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Planning
2 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
3 5 (29.41%) Quality Management
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.88%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) P3O
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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