The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 25 38 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.65% 0.71% 3.37%
As % of the Applications category 15.79% 3.77% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate £375 £336 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -3.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £18.92 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+107.71% -32.41%
MS Project
Northamptonshire

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

Applications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
19 53 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.44% 18.79% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 16
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £148 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £420 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 2
Average hourly rate £8.50 £14.38 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.86% -0.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow Development
4 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) CRM Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Planning Manager
2 1 (11.11%) PMO Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Planner
2 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planner
2 1 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSD
2 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) PMI
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Bug Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) CMMI
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
3 1 (11.11%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica