The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Northamptonshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 29 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 8 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.22% 3.43% 2.75%
As % of the Applications category 17.02% 19.05% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Average daily rate £150 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.91% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £331 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £437 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -6.42%
Applications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
47 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.02% 18.03% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 31
Average daily rate £388 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £57.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS Project
East Midlands

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Northamptonshire region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Northamptonshire region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -7 6 £425 +33.85%
MS Project
East Midlands

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (63.64%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (36.36%) VB
4 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Legal
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) VBScript
6 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) CMDB
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) PMI
6 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
6 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
6 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) MS Access
7 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (9.09%) VBA

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (36.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MS Access
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Officer
4 1 (9.09%) MI Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
1 2 (18.18%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
3 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Business Objects