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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 47 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.49% 0.56% -
As % of the Applications category 4.65% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£283 £230 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.17 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-8.70% -33.33%
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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
43 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.62% 11.86% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 12
Average daily rate £430 £260 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% +52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £148 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £313 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 £39.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.89% +239.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £37.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £41.40 £16.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.70
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -6.05%

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 29 December 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 (64.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (50.00%) Publishing
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) Content Management
6 2 (14.29%) CMS
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (7.14%) CRM
7 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (7.14%) SAP
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.14%) .NET
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
7 1 (7.14%) CAFM

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
General
1 7 (50.00%) Publishing
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Programme Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Change Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) CAFM
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.14%) SAP