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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 67 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 2.33% 1.82%
As % of the Applications category 12.75% 16.53% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
Average daily rate £388 £440 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £555 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £18.92 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+107.71% -32.41%
MS Project
Berkshire

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
102 121 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.33% 14.10% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 59 88
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £115 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £9.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.15 £24.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 21 (63.64%) Project Management
2 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
4 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 12 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 7 (21.21%) Amdocs
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
6 6 (18.18%) Change Control
6 6 (18.18%) Finance
7 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (15.15%) Ericsson
7 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
7 5 (15.15%) LTE
7 5 (15.15%) VoLTE
8 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.12%) MS Office
8 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (12.12%) QA
8 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.09%) Migration
9 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.09%) Document Management
9 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
9 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
9 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
9 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) LTE
1 5 (15.15%) VoLTE
1 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Project Planner
4 3 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Voice Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) PMO Officer
5 2 (6.06%) Rollout Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Rollout Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.03%) Life Science
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Project Management
2 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
4 6 (18.18%) Change Control
5 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (9.09%) Document Management
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.06%) Coaching
8 2 (6.06%) Critical Path Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.06%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) C#
1 1 (3.03%) C++
1 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.06%) PMP
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Amdocs
3 5 (15.15%) Ericsson
4 3 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) SAP