The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank - 16 22
Contract jobs citing MS Project 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 2.25% 1.72%
As % of the Applications category - 22.22% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £270 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +58.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -33.33%
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
12 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.08% 10.11% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 8
Average daily rate £89 £198 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.06% +16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £125 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £270 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £8.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Project
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 2 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (100.00%) Actimize
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) IT Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 2 (100.00%) Actimize