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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 32 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.33% 0.47% 2.46%
As % of the Applications category 13.79% 2.82% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate £375 £336 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.27% -1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £20.35 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+93.19% -27.33%
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
29 71 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.67% 16.59% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 22
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £120 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £420 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 4
Average hourly rate £8.50 £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +15.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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
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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 3 £375 +11.52%
Kettering - 1 - -
MS Project
East Midlands

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Front Office
5 1 (9.09%) Back Office
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) SEO
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) CMMI

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project Server
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) CRM Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Project Officer
1 2 (18.18%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Planning Manager
2 1 (9.09%) PMO Officer
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Planner
2 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Project Planner
2 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSD
2 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Bug Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
3 1 (9.09%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (9.09%) SAP