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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 34 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.92% 2.50% 0.45%
As % of the Applications category 29.73% 15.38% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £310 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -37.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.66%
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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
37 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.81% 16.25% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 4
Average daily rate £450 £220 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £104 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £394 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.00 £13.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £14.13 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £24.20 £15.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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 (85.71%) MS Office
1 12 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 11 (78.57%) Project Management
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) PMI
3 8 (57.14%) PMI Certification
3 8 (57.14%) Project Planning
3 8 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 8 (57.14%) Financial Modelling
4 7 (50.00%) PMP
4 7 (50.00%) C
4 7 (50.00%) Publishing
4 7 (50.00%) Change Management
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Change Control
7 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Life Science
7 2 (14.29%) ERP
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
7 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Primavera
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) UltraEdit
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Publishing
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Project Manager
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) ERP Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planner
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) PMI
2 2 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 11 (78.57%) Project Management
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Project Planning
3 8 (57.14%) Financial Modelling
3 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 7 (50.00%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Change Control
6 2 (14.29%) ERP
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) PMI Certification
1 8 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (50.00%) PMP
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP