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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 56 65 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Project 9 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 1.24% 3.04%
As % of the Applications category 7.69% 10.26% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 16
Median daily rate £450 £363 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £228 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £463 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +36.50%
MS Project
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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
117 117 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.33% 12.06% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 47 62
Median daily rate £275 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £176 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 16
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.48 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.06 £30.90 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 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 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 31 (81.58%) Microsoft
2 28 (73.68%) Project Management
3 25 (65.79%) PRINCE2
4 24 (63.16%) MS Excel
5 23 (60.53%) ITIL
5 23 (60.53%) Telecoms
6 22 (57.89%) ITIL V3
7 17 (44.74%) Amdocs
8 14 (36.84%) Ericsson
9 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
10 12 (31.58%) Remedy
11 11 (28.95%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (28.95%) LTE
11 11 (28.95%) VoLTE
12 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
12 6 (15.79%) MS Office
13 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
14 3 (7.89%) PRINCE
14 3 (7.89%) ATM
14 3 (7.89%) SDH
14 3 (7.89%) Finance
14 3 (7.89%) Migration
15 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
15 2 (5.26%) Windows
15 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
15 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
15 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
15 2 (5.26%) Coaching
15 2 (5.26%) IaaS

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.79%) MS Office
3 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.63%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) assyst
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) IaaS
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) LTE
1 11 (28.95%) VoLTE
1 11 (28.95%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (7.89%) ATM
2 3 (7.89%) SDH
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (60.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Project Manager
2 9 (23.68%) Voice Project Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Telecoms Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Planner
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Transition Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Business Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Compliance Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Deployment Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Programme Planner
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Server Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Solaris
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Project Management
2 25 (65.79%) PRINCE2
3 23 (60.53%) ITIL
4 22 (57.89%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.26%) Coaching
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.63%) Cutover Planning
7 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Information Security
7 1 (2.63%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (2.63%) People Management
7 1 (2.63%) Programme Governance
7 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.63%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) Supply Chain Transformation
7 1 (2.63%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) APMP
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) Amdocs
3 14 (36.84%) Ericsson
4 12 (31.58%) Remedy
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow