The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Northampton 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 28 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.91% 0.67% 4.92%
As % of the Applications category 8.89% 5.88% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 11
Average daily rate
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£425 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-58.00% +47.05%
Applications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
45 17 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 21.53% 11.41% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 32
Average daily rate £400 £458 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.56% +32.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £293 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
Northamptonshire

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 26 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 2 (28.57%) MS Access
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) CMDB
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) Legal

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Officer
1 3 (42.86%) Project Support Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) MI Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy