The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Oxford region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 23 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.29% - 1.05%
As % of the Applications category 16.67% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£475 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £32.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-50.78% +25.49%
Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
42 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 19.72% 15.49% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 7
Average daily rate £305 £158 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.65% -39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £95 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £315 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £8.00 £10.32 £13.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.48% -24.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
Oxfordshire

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 31 July 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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Publishing
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.69%) CMS
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (7.69%) MS Office
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Nortel
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) MS Project Server
6 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project Server
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Business Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Business Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planner
4 1 (7.69%) Project Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) Nortel
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy