The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
UK / Scotland
Rank 82 106 91
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Project 22 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.33% 1.01% 1.32%
As % of the Applications category 12.64% 9.22% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 21
Median daily rate £375 £350 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £372 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.14 £20.35
% change year-on-year
-5.74% +82.52%

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

Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
174 282 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.53% 10.91% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 178 143
Median daily rate £275 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £33.71 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% +13.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.67 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £42.70 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +10.00%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Scotland region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +12 11 £288 -17.85% 1
Edinburgh +12 9 £375 +11.11% 2
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 23 (53.49%) Finance
2 21 (48.84%) Project Management
2 21 (48.84%) PRINCE2
2 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
3 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
4 15 (34.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.93%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
7 8 (18.60%) Retail
8 7 (16.28%) Banking
8 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
8 7 (16.28%) APMP
9 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
9 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.63%) Quality Management
9 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
9 5 (11.63%) MS Office
9 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
10 4 (9.30%) EPoS
10 4 (9.30%) Document Management
10 4 (9.30%) Retail Banking
10 4 (9.30%) Change Control
11 3 (6.98%) Project Governance
11 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
11 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (6.98%) Kanban
11 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
11 3 (6.98%) Degree
11 3 (6.98%) Data Centre

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (11.63%) MS Office
3 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.65%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Primavera
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Trello
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.33%) Power BI
General
1 23 (53.49%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Retail
3 7 (16.28%) Banking
4 4 (9.30%) Retail Banking
5 3 (6.98%) Law
6 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.33%) Advertising
7 1 (2.33%) Billing
7 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Project Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) IT Manager
4 4 (9.30%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) EPoS Manager
5 3 (6.98%) EPoS Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.65%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.65%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) EPoS
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) PRINCE2
1 21 (48.84%) Project Management
2 15 (34.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.63%) Quality Management
6 4 (9.30%) Change Control
6 4 (9.30%) Document Management
7 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.98%) Kanban
7 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.98%) Programme Governance
7 3 (6.98%) Project Governance
7 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.65%) Data Management
8 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.65%) Financial Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) APMP
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Niku
2 2 (4.65%) Planview
3 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.33%) Mitel
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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