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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 33 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.61% 1.88% 1.48%
As % of the Applications category 24.44% 20.45% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate
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£416 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.12% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
- +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+108.95% -39.09%
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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
45 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 10.69% 9.19% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 9
Average daily rate £388 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £10.50 £13.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £10.50 £15.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 2014, 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 12 (63.16%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
3 8 (42.11%) MS Office
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (21.05%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (21.05%) Critical Path Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) Retail
8 3 (15.79%) Marketing
8 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) APMP
9 2 (10.53%) MS Project Server
9 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
9 2 (10.53%) Legal
9 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
10 1 (5.26%) IBM
10 1 (5.26%) ISEB
10 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
10 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (5.26%) Migration
10 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (42.11%) MS Office
3 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
3 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Change Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Business Change Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Business Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Business Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Business Change Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Change Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Planner
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Office Support
4 1 (5.26%) Project Assistant
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Support Officer
4 1 (5.26%) Planning Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planner
4 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Critical Path Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (10.53%) APMP
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) P3O
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) IBM