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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 62 77 63
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.43% 0.94% 2.12%
As % of the Applications category 10.48% 5.10% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £481 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £530 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +8.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £18.80
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -6.92%
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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
124 196 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.63% 18.39% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 101 45
Average daily rate £300 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £125 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 16
Average hourly rate £24.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.46% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £17.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014, 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 26 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (57.50%) PRINCE2
3 22 (55.00%) Project Management
4 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
4 19 (47.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (45.00%) MS Visio
6 15 (37.50%) MS Office
7 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 9 (22.50%) ITIL
10 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
10 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.00%) Marketing
11 5 (12.50%) Migration
11 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 5 (12.50%) Finance
11 5 (12.50%) SAP
12 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
12 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
12 4 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (10.00%) ATM
12 4 (10.00%) SDH
12 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
12 4 (10.00%) Amdocs
12 4 (10.00%) Data Management
12 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (10.00%) Change Control
13 3 (7.50%) Force.com

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Lync
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 26 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (47.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (45.00%) MS Visio
4 15 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.50%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Force.com
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) ATM
1 4 (10.00%) SDH
2 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.00%) Marketing
3 5 (12.50%) Finance
4 3 (7.50%) Automotive
5 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Coordinator
2 6 (15.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Programme Coordinator
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Portfolio Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (2.50%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) PRINCE2
2 22 (55.00%) Project Management
3 9 (22.50%) ITIL
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.00%) Data Management
6 4 (10.00%) Change Control
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) Dependency Management
7 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.50%) Change Management
7 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.50%) CRM
8 2 (5.00%) ERP
8 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) SOA
8 2 (5.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) PMP
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) SAP
3 4 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (10.00%) Amdocs
4 2 (5.00%) Siebel
5 1 (2.50%) Verint
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) BMC
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle