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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 43 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.72% 3.02% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 6.00% 21.43% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £392 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £17.05
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -4.69%
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
50 56 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.96% 14.11% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 30
Median daily rate £370 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Median hourly rate £10.50 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.30% +15.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.44 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £18.52 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.51 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.99% -4.85%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) APMP
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) APMP
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft