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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 56 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Project 10 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.23% 1.63% 2.38%
As % of the Applications category 7.87% 10.27% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 9
Median daily rate £450 £350 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £240 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £455 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £356 £364
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £31.40 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-29.49% +99.36%
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
127 146 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.58% 15.85% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 62 55
Median daily rate £355 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £153 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 14
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.25 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £30.90 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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 24 July 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 24 July 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 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
2 32 (68.09%) MS Excel
3 31 (65.96%) Project Management
4 30 (63.83%) PRINCE2
5 22 (46.81%) ITIL
6 21 (44.68%) Telecoms
6 21 (44.68%) ITIL V3
7 15 (31.91%) Amdocs
7 15 (31.91%) SharePoint
8 13 (27.66%) Management Information System
9 12 (25.53%) Ericsson
10 11 (23.40%) Remedy
11 9 (19.15%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (19.15%) VoLTE
11 9 (19.15%) LTE
12 7 (14.89%) MS Office
13 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
13 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (10.64%) Programme Management
13 5 (10.64%) Document Management
13 5 (10.64%) Change Control
13 5 (10.64%) Dashboard Development
13 5 (10.64%) Programme Governance
14 4 (8.51%) QA
14 4 (8.51%) Finance
14 4 (8.51%) Quality Management
15 3 (6.38%) PRINCE
15 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
15 3 (6.38%) ATM
15 3 (6.38%) SDH

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 15 (31.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (68.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Office
3 3 (6.38%) Mingle
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) assyst
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Trello
2 2 (4.26%) IaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) LTE
1 9 (19.15%) VoLTE
1 9 (19.15%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.38%) ATM
2 3 (6.38%) SDH
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (44.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.89%) Voice Project Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Project Planner
4 5 (10.64%) Support Officer
4 5 (10.64%) Telecoms Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Project Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) PMO Officer
7 2 (4.26%) Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) PMO Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Portfolio Planner
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Transition Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Business Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Solaris
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Project Management
2 30 (63.83%) PRINCE2
3 22 (46.81%) ITIL
4 21 (44.68%) ITIL V3
5 5 (10.64%) Change Control
5 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.64%) Dashboard Development
5 5 (10.64%) Document Management
5 5 (10.64%) Programme Governance
5 5 (10.64%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.51%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.38%) Migration
7 3 (6.38%) PRINCE
7 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.38%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.38%) WFM
8 2 (4.26%) Coaching
8 2 (4.26%) Cutover Planning
8 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.13%) APMP
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.91%) Amdocs
3 12 (25.53%) Ericsson
4 11 (23.40%) Remedy
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow