The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 37 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.15% 1.10% 1.69%
As % of the Applications category 12.12% 11.54% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.31%
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Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Applications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
33 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.46% 9.52% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 17
Average daily rate £380 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £316 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £10.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +32.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £11.75 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £16.44 £12.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 11 (73.33%) PRINCE2
1 11 (73.33%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (40.00%) MS Office
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Legal
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) MS Project Server
6 2 (13.33%) APMP
6 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (6.67%) Retail
7 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) ISEB
7 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
7 1 (6.67%) P3O
7 1 (6.67%) Line Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (13.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Change Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Change Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Business Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Business Change Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Business Change Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Business Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Planning Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Planner
4 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planner
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Support Officer
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Office Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) PRINCE2
1 11 (73.33%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (13.33%) APMP
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) P3O
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft