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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 22 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.23% 0.50% 1.69%
As % of the Applications category 30.56% 3.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate
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£563 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 - £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.63% -30.90%
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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
36 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.85% 15.00% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 12
Average daily rate £419 £140 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+199.10% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £95 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £355 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.32 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.74 £12.40 £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 9 (52.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (41.18%) Publishing
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) Time Management
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.76%) Content Management
8 2 (11.76%) CMS
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
9 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (5.88%) .NET
9 1 (5.88%) CRM
9 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
9 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
9 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (11.76%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (17.65%) MS Office
4 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
General
1 7 (41.18%) Publishing
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Programme Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Business Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Business Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planner
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com