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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 34 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.98% 3.80% 7.02%
As % of the Applications category 6.00% 24.00% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £213 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £550 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-37.14% +4.47%
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
50 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.39% 15.82% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 13
Average daily rate £365 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £139 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% +28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 27 February 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 22 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) Google
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) APMP
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 1 (12.50%) Information Management
6 1 (12.50%) Local Government
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Coordinator
1 5 (62.50%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (50.00%) Programme Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Project Support Assistant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) APMP
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Google