The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 57 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.64% 0.55% 1.23%
As % of the Applications category 9.52% 6.38% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £500 £241
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +107.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £500 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £274
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £364 £364
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +112.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +91.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
42 47 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.75% 8.69% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 37
Median daily rate £313 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £130 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 18
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £35.30 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +2 1 £400 -20.00% 1
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
4 7 (46.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (40.00%) MS Office
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (20.00%) Change Management
7 3 (20.00%) MS Project Server
7 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
8 2 (13.33%) German Language
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Scorecard
8 2 (13.33%) Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
8 2 (13.33%) Publishing
9 1 (6.67%) Banking
9 1 (6.67%) CMS
9 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (6.67%) E-Procurement
9 1 (6.67%) Workflow
9 1 (6.67%) C
9 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
9 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (6.67%) PMI

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (40.00%) MS Office
4 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) German Language
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Coordinator
1 4 (26.67%) Project Coordinator
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Project Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Support Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Accountant
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Support Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Accountant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Scorecard
5 1 (6.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) APMP
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) CODA