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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 28 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.09% 1.43% 1.16%
As % of the Applications category 16.67% 6.00% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +4.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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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
36 50 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.54% 23.81% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 11
Average daily rate £193 £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.87% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £463 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.52 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Informatica
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
1 1 (11.11%) Developer
1 1 (11.11%) Project Planner
1 1 (11.11%) Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
1 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Programme Planner
1 1 (11.11%) Project Support Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
1 1 (11.11%) Planning Manager
1 1 (11.11%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSD
1 1 (11.11%) XSL
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Bug Management
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BPR
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle