The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 20 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.04% 6.31% 6.35%
As % of the Applications category 23.53% 23.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
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£280 £328 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +19.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £308 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £390 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £19.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+19.73% -41.98%
MS Project
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Applications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 17.17% 27.03% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 10
Average daily rate £267 £280 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.73% -21.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £329 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 27 May 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +1 4 £280 -14.63%
MS Project
Scotland

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) MS Project Server
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) C#
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) VBA
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (30.00%) InfoPath
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (20.00%) Server Building
7 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) PMP
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) MS Project Server
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Server Building
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Earned Value Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) REXX
4 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (20.00%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (10.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Altiris