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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 61 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 2.38% 2.16%
As % of the Applications category 9.77% 14.29% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+58.73% -50.78%
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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
133 147 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.19% 16.69% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 38
Average daily rate £350 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £275 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 25
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £11.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% +51.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.90 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 17 (68.00%) Project Management
2 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Finance
4 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL
5 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (20.00%) Migration
7 5 (20.00%) MS Office
7 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (16.00%) HP
8 4 (16.00%) PMP
8 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
8 4 (16.00%) Ericsson
8 4 (16.00%) Amdocs
8 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (12.00%) Changepoint
9 3 (12.00%) JIRA
9 3 (12.00%) MS Project Server
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.00%) Change Management
9 3 (12.00%) VBA
9 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (12.00%) PRINCE

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.00%) MS Office
3 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Changepoint
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (8.00%) LTE
1 2 (8.00%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) 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 13 (52.00%) 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%) Technical Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.00%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (8.00%) Data Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Transition Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Project Office Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) PMO Manager
4 1 (4.00%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (4.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) UAT Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Project Support Coordinator
4 1 (4.00%) Project Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) PMI
4 1 (4.00%) DTV
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Project Management
2 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (12.00%) Earned Value Management
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Transition Management
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Test Management
8 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.00%) System Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) PMP
2 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (16.00%) Amdocs
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Lotus