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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 27 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 3.79% 5.36% 2.33%
As % of the Applications category 31.25% 13.04% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £351 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £28.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-27.33% -17.03%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Applications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.12% 41.07% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 11
Average daily rate £450 £332 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.54% +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £411 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -0.82%

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 January 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 21 (80.77%) SQL
3 19 (73.08%) SC Cleared
3 19 (73.08%) Security Cleared
4 18 (69.23%) SharePoint
5 14 (53.85%) MS Office
6 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 12 (46.15%) DHCP
6 12 (46.15%) DNS
6 12 (46.15%) Windows
6 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 12 (46.15%) HP
6 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (46.15%) Replication
6 12 (46.15%) VMware
6 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
8 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
8 9 (34.62%) VBA
8 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
8 9 (34.62%) Altiris
8 9 (34.62%) C#
8 9 (34.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (34.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 9 (34.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (34.62%) MS Project Server
8 9 (34.62%) InfoPath

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (69.23%) SharePoint
2 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (34.62%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (34.62%) MS Project Server
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (53.85%) MS Office
2 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 9 (34.62%) InfoPath
4 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) DHCP
1 12 (46.15%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
1 9 (34.62%) Build Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Tools Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Programme Planner
3 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Replication
2 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (11.54%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
1 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Project Management
2 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) VBA
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) SC Cleared
1 19 (73.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
3 3 (11.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 9 (34.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) HP
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) Altiris
4 3 (11.54%) Dell
4 3 (11.54%) NetApp