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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 33 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.66% 4.02% 3.91%
As % of the Applications category 11.36% 25.00% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +10.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% +20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -12.97%
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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
44 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 14.57% 16.08% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 10
Average daily rate £300 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.08 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £14.50 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) BPR
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) OVSD
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
4 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) APMP
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 (16.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
1 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) BPR
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) APMP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft