The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 29 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 15 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.31% 1.90% 1.33%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 18.03% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 1
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£408 £306 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.22% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £348 £331
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.05 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -36.36%
MS Project
East Midlands

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

Applications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
50 61 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 11.04% 10.55% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 15
Average daily rate £325 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £198 £108
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 8 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +22.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £8.05 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £22.33 £15.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.19
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.54%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +16 14 £400 +30.61% 1
MS Project
East Midlands

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (64.71%) Project Management
2 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
2 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
3 7 (41.18%) MS Office
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Critical Path Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
7 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.76%) MS Project Server
7 2 (11.76%) APMP
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (5.88%) Change Control
8 1 (5.88%) P3O
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) Coaching
8 1 (5.88%) QA
8 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (5.88%) Degree
8 1 (5.88%) Budget Control

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project Server
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (41.18%) MS Office
3 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Office Support
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Planner
3 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Assistant
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Support Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Planning Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planner
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Project Management
2 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Critical Path Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Budget Control
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (11.76%) APMP
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) P3O
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.88%) Primavera