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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 25 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 14 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.73% 2.14% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 31.82% 22.00% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £263 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.89% -30.90%
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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
44 50 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.73% 9.71% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 8
Average daily rate £350 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £154 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.25 £17.75 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +43.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.33 £15.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 10 (62.50%) Project Management
2 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
3 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (43.75%) MS Office
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
7 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 2 (12.50%) MS Project Server
7 2 (12.50%) APMP
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (6.25%) Change Control
8 1 (6.25%) P3O
8 1 (6.25%) QA
8 1 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (6.25%) Marketing
8 1 (6.25%) WebSphere

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Planner
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Office Support
3 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Assistant
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Support Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Planning Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Project Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planner
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Project Management
2 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (12.50%) APMP
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) P3O
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) IBM