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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 41 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 27 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.09% 2.09% 2.71%
As % of the Applications category 18.88% 13.04% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 12
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £188 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £433 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +15.79%
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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
143 161 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.36% 16.04% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 55 74
Average daily rate £400 £230 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -37.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £140 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 11
Average hourly rate £17.29 £12.88 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.25% -20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £8.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £30.50 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (55.32%) Project Management
2 23 (48.94%) PRINCE2
3 21 (44.68%) MS Excel
4 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
4 18 (38.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (34.04%) MS Visio
6 14 (29.79%) MS Office
7 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
8 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.89%) Marketing
9 7 (14.89%) ITIL
10 6 (12.77%) SDH
10 6 (12.77%) Migration
11 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.64%) Finance
11 5 (10.64%) SAP
11 5 (10.64%) Project Planning
11 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
12 4 (8.51%) Change Control
12 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
12 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (8.51%) Automotive
12 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
12 4 (8.51%) Amdocs
12 4 (8.51%) PMP
12 4 (8.51%) PMI Certification
13 3 (6.38%) Change Management
13 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (44.68%) MS Excel
2 18 (38.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (34.04%) MS Visio
4 14 (29.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (2.13%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Force.com
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) SDH
2 2 (4.26%) ATM
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.13%) Extranet
3 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.89%) Marketing
3 5 (10.64%) Finance
4 4 (8.51%) Automotive
5 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.89%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Technical Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (8.51%) Coordinator
3 4 (8.51%) Architect
3 4 (8.51%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Voice Project Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Project Planner
5 1 (2.13%) Analyst
5 1 (2.13%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.13%) Data Architect
5 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Project Management
2 23 (48.94%) PRINCE2
3 7 (14.89%) ITIL
4 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.64%) Project Planning
6 4 (8.51%) Change Control
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
7 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.38%) ERP
7 3 (6.38%) CRM
7 3 (6.38%) Data Management
7 3 (6.38%) Dependency Management
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.26%) Business Development
8 2 (4.26%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.26%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) PowerHouse
1 1 (2.13%) Java
1 1 (2.13%) VBA
1 1 (2.13%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) PMP
3 4 (8.51%) PMI Certification
4 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.26%) ISEB
6 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) SAP
3 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (8.51%) Amdocs
4 2 (4.26%) Siebel
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) BMC
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.13%) Verint
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