The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 42 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.42% 3.42% 4.02%
As % of the Applications category 10.94% 25.00% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
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£225 £338 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £143 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £550 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £356 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% +11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +4.47%
MS Project
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Applications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
64 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.01% 13.66% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 12
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 £223 £139 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.06 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.50 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -16 5 £225 -41.93%
MS Project
East Midlands

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Google
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) APMP
6 1 (10.00%) Law
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (10.00%) BPR
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) MS Project Server
6 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) Information Management
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Coordinator
1 6 (60.00%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) BPR
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) APMP
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Google
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