The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the North East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 44 22 38
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.34% 4.30% 1.80%
As % of the Applications category 9.33% 30.00% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 5
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £178 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £470 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £32.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +25.49%
Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
75 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.34% 14.33% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 18
Average daily rate £325 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £479 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £9.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £15.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -14 7 £250 -19.35% 1
Durham - - - - 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
6 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (31.25%) Quality Management
7 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (12.50%) Change Management
9 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 2 (12.50%) MS Office
9 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 1 (6.25%) Degree
10 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 1 (6.25%) UNIX
10 1 (6.25%) Linux
10 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
10 1 (6.25%) SQL
10 1 (6.25%) Oracle
10 1 (6.25%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Project Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Project Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) PMO Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Support Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (31.25%) Quality Management
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle