The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 50 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 18 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.15% 1.79% 1.04%
As % of the Applications category 15.52% 9.33% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £387 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £504 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.77%
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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 Reading region.

Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
116 193 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.84% 19.18% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 93 33
Average daily rate £250 £344 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.27 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Reading

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 27 (67.50%) Project Management
2 25 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 25 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (42.50%) Telecoms
4 15 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (37.50%) MS Visio
5 13 (32.50%) MS Office
5 13 (32.50%) ITIL
6 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (20.00%) Amdocs
8 7 (17.50%) ATM
8 7 (17.50%) SDH
8 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 4 (10.00%) Marketing
11 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
11 3 (7.50%) Automotive
11 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
12 2 (5.00%) Data Governance
12 2 (5.00%) Change Control
12 2 (5.00%) SAP IS-U
12 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (5.00%) Kanban
12 2 (5.00%) People Management
12 2 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (5.00%) User Stories

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 15 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 13 (32.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) ATM
1 7 (17.50%) SDH
2 2 (5.00%) Broadband
3 1 (2.50%) LTE
3 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 17 (42.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Project Manager
2 11 (27.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Coordinator
4 5 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Coordinator
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.50%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Project Planner
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.50%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.50%) Portfolio Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.50%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Project Management
2 25 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 13 (32.50%) ITIL
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Data Governance
7 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (5.00%) Kanban
7 2 (5.00%) People Management
7 2 (5.00%) User Stories
7 2 (5.00%) Dependency Management
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Data Management
7 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.50%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.50%) HND
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) PMP
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) PgMP
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Amdocs
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Huawei
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) BMC
4 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.50%) Verint
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