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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.08% - -
As % of the Applications category 42.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Median daily rate £370 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £367
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +91.18%

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
40 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.67% 5.17% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 13
Median daily rate £325 £95 £93
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+242.10% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £95 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £319 £145
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.73%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 17 £370 -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 18 (85.71%) Project Management
2 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) PRINCE2
4 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
4 10 (47.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
5 9 (42.86%) Law
5 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
6 8 (38.10%) People Management
7 7 (33.33%) Prototyping
8 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (28.57%) Change Control
8 6 (28.57%) MS Visio
9 5 (23.81%) MS Office
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) PMP
9 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (23.81%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
10 4 (19.05%) Windows
11 3 (14.29%) AIX
11 3 (14.29%) Solaris
11 3 (14.29%) Linux
11 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (14.29%) Data Management
11 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
1 10 (47.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) QlikView
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
1 9 (42.86%) Law
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 10 (47.62%) Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) AIX
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Project Management
2 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) PRINCE2
4 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 8 (38.10%) People Management
6 7 (33.33%) Prototyping
7 6 (28.57%) Change Control
8 5 (23.81%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (14.29%) Data Management
9 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
10 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
11 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow