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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 56 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 10 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.11% 1.93% 2.56%
As % of the Applications category 6.06% 10.73% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £428 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +36.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £506 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.06 £19.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.63% -42.42%
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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
165 177 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.39% 17.95% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 54 46
Average daily rate £350 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £145 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.10 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £18.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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
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 22 May 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 23 (69.70%) Project Management
2 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 18 (54.55%) Telecoms
4 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 14 (42.42%) PRINCE2
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) Finance
7 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
8 7 (21.21%) Amdocs
9 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) MS Office
11 4 (12.12%) HP
11 4 (12.12%) SDH
11 4 (12.12%) ATM
11 4 (12.12%) PMP
11 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
11 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
12 3 (9.09%) Migration
12 3 (9.09%) Changepoint
12 3 (9.09%) Ericsson
12 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
12 3 (9.09%) Change Management
12 3 (9.09%) VBA
12 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
12 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
12 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.09%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
3 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) SDH
1 4 (12.12%) ATM
2 2 (6.06%) Broadband
3 1 (3.03%) LTE
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 18 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 9 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Project Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) PMO Lead
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Transition Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.03%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.03%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Supplier Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) PMI
2 2 (6.06%) Life Science
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Project Management
2 14 (42.42%) PRINCE2
3 9 (27.27%) ITIL
4 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Earned Value Management
7 2 (6.06%) Dependency Management
7 2 (6.06%) Change Control
7 2 (6.06%) User Stories
7 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.06%) Document Management
8 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) PMP
3 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (3.03%) HND
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Amdocs
3 4 (12.12%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) Ericsson
5 2 (6.06%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Huawei
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) IBM