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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 53 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 15 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.67% 1.75% 1.76%
As % of the Applications category 13.89% 8.72% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £389 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £511 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.17 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-8.70% -33.33%
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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
108 218 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.04% 20.11% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 109 34
Average daily rate £225 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £125 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 20
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.88 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.30% -7.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.70
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -6.05%

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 December 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 December 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 (68.42%) MS Excel
2 25 (65.79%) PRINCE2
3 24 (63.16%) Project Management
4 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 16 (42.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (39.47%) MS Visio
7 13 (34.21%) MS Office
7 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
8 11 (28.95%) ITIL
9 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
9 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (15.79%) Amdocs
10 6 (15.79%) ATM
10 6 (15.79%) SDH
10 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
12 4 (10.53%) Marketing
12 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
13 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
13 3 (7.89%) Automotive
13 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
13 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
14 2 (5.26%) Kanban
14 2 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
14 2 (5.26%) People Management
14 2 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
14 2 (5.26%) Data Governance

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1 (2.63%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (68.42%) MS Excel
2 16 (42.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (39.47%) MS Visio
4 13 (34.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.63%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) ATM
1 6 (15.79%) SDH
2 1 (2.63%) LTE
2 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.63%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Project Manager
2 8 (21.05%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Coordinator
4 5 (13.16%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Programme Coordinator
7 1 (2.63%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Supplier Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Portfolio Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) PMI
2 1 (2.63%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) PRINCE2
2 24 (63.16%) Project Management
3 11 (28.95%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Kanban
6 2 (5.26%) Data Governance
6 2 (5.26%) Dependency Management
6 2 (5.26%) Data Management
6 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) People Management
7 1 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) PMP
5 1 (2.63%) HND
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
5 1 (2.63%) PgMP
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Amdocs
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) BMC
4 1 (2.63%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.63%) Verint
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Finchley Dean Limited
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago