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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 91 81 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -24
Contract jobs citing MS Project 17 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.32% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the Applications category 12.06% 4.85% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 2
Median daily rate £350 £237 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.85% -45.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £208 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £355 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +36.50%
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
141 103 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.96% 9.89% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 51 45
Median daily rate £320 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £106 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £434 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 10 23
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £10.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £15.00 £29.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -15 16 £350 +47.85% 1
Durham - 1 - - 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 24 (70.59%) Project Management
2 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
5 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
6 11 (32.35%) MS Office
6 11 (32.35%) Change Control
7 10 (29.41%) PRINCE2
7 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
8 9 (26.47%) Finance
9 8 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (20.59%) PMI
10 7 (20.59%) PMI Certification
10 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
10 7 (20.59%) Resource Levelling
11 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
12 4 (11.76%) Migration
12 4 (11.76%) HP
13 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
13 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (8.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (8.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
13 3 (8.82%) Data Mining
13 3 (8.82%) DHCP
13 3 (8.82%) DNS
13 3 (8.82%) Windows
13 3 (8.82%) ITIL
13 3 (8.82%) C
13 3 (8.82%) SQL

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 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (32.35%) MS Office
3 8 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) DHCP
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Project Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) PMO Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Planner
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.94%) Project Change Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (2.94%) Public Sector Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Support Officer
6 1 (2.94%) Transition Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) PMI
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (8.82%) Replication
4 2 (5.88%) Economics
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
1 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Project Management
2 11 (32.35%) Change Control
3 10 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 7 (20.59%) Resource Levelling
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
6 3 (8.82%) Server Building
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (8.82%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) Critical Path Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.94%) Financial Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.88%) APMP
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) HNC
5 1 (2.94%) HND
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (8.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) HP
3 3 (8.82%) Altiris
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) SAP