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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 56 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Contract jobs citing MS Project 8 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.08% 3.54% 0.22%
As % of the Applications category 10.13% 24.56% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.53% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £28.40
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -26.05%
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
79 57 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.66% 14.39% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 18
Average daily rate £294 £260 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.98% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £149 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £343 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 4
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.38% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.39 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.60 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.51%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
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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 -16 3 £285 +23.91% 1
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 11 (45.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 8 (33.33%) Publishing
4 7 (29.17%) MS Office
4 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
8 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) CAFM
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (8.33%) CRM
9 2 (8.33%) CMS
9 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.33%) Content Management
9 2 (8.33%) QA
9 2 (8.33%) Time Management
10 1 (4.17%) .NET
10 1 (4.17%) SAP
10 1 (4.17%) ERP
10 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (4.17%) PMI
10 1 (4.17%) PMP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
General
1 8 (33.33%) Publishing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 4 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Business Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) CRM Programme Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) PMI
1 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) CAFM
6 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Content Management
7 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
8 1 (4.17%) ERP
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
8 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
8 1 (4.17%) Workflow
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Ariba
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) SAP