The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Renfrewshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 12 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.00% 4.84% 5.56%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 27.27% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate £367 £273 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.24% -25.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -6.42%
Applications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
28 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 28.00% 17.74% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 1
Average daily rate £325 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -2.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS Project
Scotland

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Renfrewshire region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 14 (93.33%) SC Cleared
1 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (53.33%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (53.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 8 (53.33%) MS Project Server
4 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 6 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (40.00%) OO
5 6 (40.00%) IIS
5 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) Project Management
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (40.00%) InfoPath
6 5 (33.33%) Workflow
6 5 (33.33%) MS Office
6 5 (33.33%) SLA
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) CA
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
1 8 (53.33%) SharePoint Server
1 8 (53.33%) MS Project Server
2 6 (40.00%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (40.00%) InfoPath
3 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (13.33%) MS Access
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (40.00%) OO
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) SC Cleared
1 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) CA
2 3 (20.00%) VMware