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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 32 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 38 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.33% 0.96% 1.87%
As % of the Applications category 27.54% 8.41% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £17.67
% change year-on-year
- +98.04%

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
138 107 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.35% 11.46% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 58
Median daily rate £350 £378 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +58.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £168 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 4
Median hourly rate £9.50 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 51 (92.73%) Microsoft
2 49 (89.09%) Project Management
2 49 (89.09%) MS Excel
3 48 (87.27%) PRINCE2
4 45 (81.82%) ITIL
5 44 (80.00%) Telecoms
6 42 (76.36%) Remedy
6 42 (76.36%) ITIL V3
7 39 (70.91%) Management Information System
8 34 (61.82%) Wi-Fi
8 34 (61.82%) Ericsson
8 34 (61.82%) LTE
8 34 (61.82%) VoLTE
9 7 (12.73%) Finance
10 6 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (7.27%) MGW
11 4 (7.27%) PMP
12 3 (5.45%) PMI Certification
12 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
12 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
13 2 (3.64%) Document Management
13 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
13 2 (3.64%) Change Management
13 2 (3.64%) VMware
13 2 (3.64%) Amdocs
13 2 (3.64%) Programme Management
13 2 (3.64%) MS Office
13 2 (3.64%) SharePoint

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 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 49 (89.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.82%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (61.82%) LTE
1 34 (61.82%) VoLTE
1 34 (61.82%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (7.27%) MGW
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 44 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Project Manager
2 34 (61.82%) Voice Project Manager
3 11 (20.00%) Network Manager
4 10 (18.18%) Core Network Project Manager
4 10 (18.18%) Network Project Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Telecoms Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.64%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Data Manager
7 2 (3.64%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Project Coordinator
8 1 (1.82%) Engagement Manager
8 1 (1.82%) PMO Coordinator
8 1 (1.82%) Project Support Coordinator
8 1 (1.82%) Telecoms Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (70.91%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) PMI
3 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (89.09%) Project Management
2 48 (87.27%) PRINCE2
3 45 (81.82%) ITIL
4 42 (76.36%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.64%) Change Management
6 2 (3.64%) Document Management
6 2 (3.64%) ERP
6 2 (3.64%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (3.64%) Presales
6 2 (3.64%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.64%) Service Design
7 1 (1.82%) Analytics
7 1 (1.82%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (1.82%) Process Architecture
7 1 (1.82%) Programme Governance
7 1 (1.82%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (1.82%) Supply Chain Transformation
7 1 (1.82%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) PMP
2 3 (5.45%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 51 (92.73%) Microsoft
2 42 (76.36%) Remedy
3 34 (61.82%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.64%) Amdocs
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Huawei
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Planview
5 1 (1.82%) Rackspace