The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 30 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.54% 0.68% 2.34%
As % of the Applications category 2.44% 5.26% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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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 Peterborough region.

Applications Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
41 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 22.16% 12.84% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 8
Average daily rate £210 £148 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.37% -56.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £110 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £181 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.91%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

MS Project
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) ScrumMaster
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planner
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Planner
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft