The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Reading region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 49 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 20 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.22% 2.07% 2.01%
As % of the Applications category 13.42% 13.61% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 11
Average daily rate
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£575 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +47.05%
Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
149 147 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.54% 15.25% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 75
Average daily rate £400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £140 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 15
Average hourly rate £17.29 £11.56 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.49% -22.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £8.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.50 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 24 (63.16%) Project Management
2 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 15 (39.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 12 (31.58%) MS Visio
5 10 (26.32%) MS Office
5 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
6 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.79%) Migration
8 5 (13.16%) Finance
8 5 (13.16%) SDH
8 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
9 4 (10.53%) Change Control
9 4 (10.53%) Marketing
9 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
9 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (10.53%) PMP
9 4 (10.53%) PMI Certification
9 4 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (10.53%) SAP
9 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.89%) Amdocs
10 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.89%) Change Management
10 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (7.89%) CRM
10 3 (7.89%) ITIL
10 3 (7.89%) ERP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
1 15 (39.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (31.58%) MS Visio
3 10 (26.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Force.com
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) SDH
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) Extranet
2 1 (2.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 2 (5.26%) Voice Project Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Transition Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (2.63%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) PMI
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Project Management
2 14 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.53%) Change Control
4 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.89%) CRM
5 3 (7.89%) ERP
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Data Management
6 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) B2B
6 2 (5.26%) B2C
6 2 (5.26%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) VBA
1 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (10.53%) PMP
3 4 (10.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (10.53%) SAP
3 3 (7.89%) Amdocs
4 2 (5.26%) Siebel
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
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