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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 43 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.08% 2.62% 6.74%
As % of the Applications category 7.58% 17.78% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +132.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £143 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £550 £354
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 £25.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.47%
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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
66 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.19% 14.75% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 19
Average daily rate £385 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £139 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 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 £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 3 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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 9 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (58.33%) MS Office
4 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (50.00%) Google
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Law
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (8.33%) MS Project Server
7 1 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) APMP
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) Information Management
7 1 (8.33%) Local Government
7 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Coordinator
1 8 (66.67%) Project Coordinator
2 6 (50.00%) Programme Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Support Assistant
3 1 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Assistant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) APMP
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Google