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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 52 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.93% 1.09% 1.89%
As % of the Applications category 9.80% 7.61% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate £500 £241 £688
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.25% -64.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £367 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.69% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £20.35 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+93.19% -27.33%
MS Project
South East

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
51 92 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.51% 14.29% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 20
Average daily rate £300 £398 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +52.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £178 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 3 £400 +65.80%
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2
2 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (46.67%) Programme Management
3 7 (46.67%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (26.67%) PMP
5 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Publishing
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) ISEB
6 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (20.00%) P3O
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (13.33%) PMI
7 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (13.33%) Critical Path Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (6.67%) Validation
8 1 (6.67%) Automotive
8 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) CRM

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Coordinator
1 4 (26.67%) PMO Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Coordinator
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) PMO Coordinator
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Planner
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Office Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2
1 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (46.67%) Programme Management
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) RUP
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
1 4 (26.67%) PMP
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) P3O
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle