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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 64 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Project 14 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.37% 3.09% 2.09%
As % of the Applications category 11.67% 18.88% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 8
Average daily rate
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£320 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £359 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £700 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.12% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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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
120 143 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.75% 16.36% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 55
Average daily rate £300 £400 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +78.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £230 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 20
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.29 £12.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% +34.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.15 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £18.70 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 18 (72.00%) Project Management
2 15 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 10 (40.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
6 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (24.00%) Migration
7 6 (24.00%) Amdocs
7 6 (24.00%) Ericsson
7 6 (24.00%) MS Office
7 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (16.00%) VoLTE
8 4 (16.00%) PMP
8 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
8 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) LTE
9 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) Change Management
9 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
9 3 (12.00%) Remedy
9 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
10 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
10 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (8.00%) Billing

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
3 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (16.00%) LTE
1 4 (16.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Billing
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (12.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Data Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (8.00%) PMO Manager
4 1 (4.00%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (4.00%) UAT Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Project Support Coordinator
4 1 (4.00%) Project Office Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Project Office Support
4 1 (4.00%) Project Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Project Management
2 15 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Transition Management
7 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Test Management
8 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (4.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) PMP
1 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Ericsson
2 6 (24.00%) Amdocs
3 3 (12.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) SAP