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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
England / North East
Rank 74 65 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Project 14 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.59% 0.68% 1.64%
As % of the Applications category 12.50% 10.17% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 5
Median daily rate £310 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.33% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £353 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +96.60%

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
112 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.70% 6.71% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 38 32
Median daily rate £325 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £100 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 11
Median hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.95 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.65 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -9 8 £305 -26.06%
Durham +2 5 £350 -23.49%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 13 (54.17%) MS Office
2 10 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 10 (41.67%) MS Visio
3 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (25.00%) Migration
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) C
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (20.83%) Project Governance
6 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
6 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
6 5 (20.83%) Information Governance
7 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (16.67%) Critical Path Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) Cadence
8 3 (12.50%) Service Management
9 2 (8.33%) Validation
9 2 (8.33%) Change Control
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (8.33%) Logistics

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Tuxedo
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Office
2 10 (41.67%) MS Visio
3 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) PMO Planner
5 3 (12.50%) PMO Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Project Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Project Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
6 2 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Project Implementation Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Public Sector Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Senior IT Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
3 5 (20.83%) Information Governance
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Project Governance
3 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
4 4 (16.67%) Critical Path Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) Change Control
6 2 (8.33%) Logistics
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.17%) Resource Levelling
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Cadence
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO