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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 45 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Project 23 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.53% 1.87% 0.75%
As % of the Applications category 16.79% 10.50% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Average daily rate
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£440 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £367 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £478 £430
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 £21.50 £28.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-23.21% -16.41%
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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
137 181 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.07% 17.80% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 80 33
Average daily rate £308 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £109 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £23.35 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 25 (69.44%) Project Management
2 21 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 19 (52.78%) Telecoms
4 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (44.44%) PRINCE2
6 12 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (30.56%) MS Visio
8 9 (25.00%) MS Office
9 8 (22.22%) ITIL
9 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
10 7 (19.44%) Amdocs
11 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (16.67%) ATM
11 6 (16.67%) SDH
12 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
12 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
12 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
13 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
13 4 (11.11%) Finance
13 4 (11.11%) HP
14 3 (8.33%) VBA
14 3 (8.33%) SAP
14 3 (8.33%) Changepoint
14 3 (8.33%) JIRA
14 3 (8.33%) MS Project Server
14 3 (8.33%) Dependency Management
14 3 (8.33%) Earned Value Management
15 2 (5.56%) Change Control

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (30.56%) MS Visio
4 9 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Changepoint
2 1 (2.78%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) ATM
1 6 (16.67%) SDH
2 2 (5.56%) Broadband
3 1 (2.78%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 19 (52.78%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 11 (30.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Coordinator
5 2 (5.56%) PMO Lead
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Project Planner
6 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) PMO Manager
6 1 (2.78%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Life Science
4 1 (2.78%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Project Management
2 16 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.33%) Earned Value Management
7 3 (8.33%) Dependency Management
8 2 (5.56%) Change Control
8 2 (5.56%) User Stories
8 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.56%) Kanban
8 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.56%) Change Management
9 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Service Management
9 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.78%) Data Management
9 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) HND
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) PgMP
4 1 (2.78%) VCP4
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Amdocs
3 4 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.78%) Huawei