The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 39 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.19% 2.16% -
As % of the Applications category 10.53% 10.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£281 £143 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £18.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
38 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.34% 21.21% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 13
Average daily rate £300 £350 £194
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +80.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £127 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.75 £11.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +0.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £98.75 £18.50 £15.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.06 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -2.83%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (73.33%) MS Office
2 11 (73.33%) Project Management
3 10 (66.67%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Change Management
4 8 (53.33%) Publishing
4 8 (53.33%) PMP
4 8 (53.33%) PMI Certification
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Financial Modelling
4 8 (53.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (46.67%) C
5 7 (46.67%) PMI
6 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (40.00%) Degree
6 6 (40.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle
8 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
9 2 (13.33%) Change Control
9 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
9 2 (13.33%) P3O
9 2 (13.33%) Life Science
9 2 (13.33%) Validation
9 2 (13.33%) Migration
9 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
9 2 (13.33%) SharePoint

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Office
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Primavera
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Publishing
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) ERP Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planner
6 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Coordinator
6 1 (6.67%) ERP Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) PMI
2 2 (13.33%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (73.33%) Project Management
3 8 (53.33%) Change Management
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Financial Modelling
3 8 (53.33%) Waterfall
4 6 (40.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Web Design
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.67%) Time Management
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) PMP
1 8 (53.33%) PMI Certification
2 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe