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 11 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 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 28 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.94% 0.67% 4.98%
As % of the Applications category 5.56% 4.35% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 11
Average daily rate
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£425 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-56.00% +50.00%
Applications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
36 23 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.90% 15.33% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 31
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £392 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.21 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +1.36%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) Legal
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) MS Access
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) CMDB
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Support Officer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Officer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects