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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 53 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 17 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.99% 1.65% 2.74%
As % of the Applications category 12.88% 9.66% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Median daily rate £450 £363 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -36.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £31.40 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-28.34% +65.26%
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
132 145 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.46% 17.10% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 58 59
Median daily rate £355 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +41.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £24.12 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 33 (67.35%) MS Excel
3 31 (63.27%) Project Management
4 30 (61.22%) PRINCE2
5 22 (44.90%) ITIL
6 21 (42.86%) ITIL V3
6 21 (42.86%) Telecoms
7 15 (30.61%) Amdocs
8 14 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 13 (26.53%) Management Information System
10 12 (24.49%) Ericsson
11 11 (22.45%) Remedy
12 9 (18.37%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (18.37%) VoLTE
12 9 (18.37%) LTE
13 7 (14.29%) Change Control
13 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 7 (14.29%) MS Office
14 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
14 5 (10.20%) Document Management
14 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
14 5 (10.20%) Dashboard Development
14 5 (10.20%) Programme Governance
15 4 (8.16%) QA
15 4 (8.16%) Finance
15 4 (8.16%) Quality Management
16 3 (6.12%) PRINCE
16 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
16 3 (6.12%) ATM

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 14 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (67.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (6.12%) Mingle
3 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) assyst
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Trello
2 2 (4.08%) IaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) LTE
1 9 (18.37%) VoLTE
1 9 (18.37%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.12%) ATM
2 3 (6.12%) SDH
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Project Planner
2 7 (14.29%) Voice Project Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Support Officer
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Project Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) PMO Officer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) PMO Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Portfolio Planner
6 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Project Officer
7 1 (2.04%) Security Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.04%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Solaris
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Project Management
2 30 (61.22%) PRINCE2
3 22 (44.90%) ITIL
4 21 (42.86%) ITIL V3
5 7 (14.29%) Change Control
5 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.20%) Dashboard Development
6 5 (10.20%) Document Management
6 5 (10.20%) Programme Governance
6 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.16%) Quality Management
8 3 (6.12%) Critical Path Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.12%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.12%) WFM
9 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.08%) Migration
9 2 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.04%) APMP
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) Amdocs
3 12 (24.49%) Ericsson
4 11 (22.45%) Remedy
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow