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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 95 90 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -32
Contract jobs citing MS Project 26 46 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.19% 1.44% 2.93%
As % of the Applications category 10.28% 14.02% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 47
Median daily rate £388 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £251 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £16.25 £16.60
% change year-on-year
+75.38% -2.10%
MS Project
UK

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
253 328 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.63% 10.24% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 170 163
Median daily rate £325 £300 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £145 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 28
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.51 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.98% -17.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £135.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.32
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.33%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh 0 13 £378 +17.20% 2
Glasgow +5 6 £314 +14.18% 1
Renfrewshire -22 3 £350 +32.07%
Inverclyde - 3 £400 -
Highlands - 1 £625 -
North Ayrshire - 1 £425 -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 52 (61.18%) Finance
2 33 (38.82%) Microsoft
3 30 (35.29%) Project Management
4 28 (32.94%) MS Excel
4 28 (32.94%) Banking
5 26 (30.59%) PRINCE2
6 25 (29.41%) MS Office
6 25 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (24.71%) MS Visio
8 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
9 17 (20.00%) Retail
9 17 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 16 (18.82%) SharePoint
11 12 (14.12%) Law
11 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (12.94%) Change Control
13 10 (11.76%) Retail Banking
14 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (10.59%) HP
15 8 (9.41%) PMI
15 8 (9.41%) PMI Certification
15 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (9.41%) SQL
15 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
15 8 (9.41%) Resource Levelling
16 7 (8.24%) Windows
17 6 (7.06%) DHCP
17 6 (7.06%) DNS
17 6 (7.06%) MS Exchange
17 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003

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 16 (18.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (7.06%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.53%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (32.94%) MS Excel
2 25 (29.41%) MS Office
3 21 (24.71%) MS Visio
4 17 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.53%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.18%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) DHCP
1 6 (7.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.18%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) JIRA
General
1 52 (61.18%) Finance
2 28 (32.94%) Banking
3 17 (20.00%) Retail
4 12 (14.12%) Law
5 10 (11.76%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.53%) Legal
7 1 (1.18%) Billing
7 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Analyst
2 29 (34.12%) Project Manager
3 14 (16.47%) PMO Analyst
4 12 (14.12%) Financial Analyst
5 11 (12.94%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Digital Project Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Build Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Change Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Project Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Project Planner
9 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Junior
9 4 (4.71%) Junior Project Manager
9 4 (4.71%) PMO Planner
10 3 (3.53%) EPoS Manager
10 3 (3.53%) EPoS Project Manager
10 3 (3.53%) Junior Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Junior Change Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Junior Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.41%) PMI
4 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (7.06%) Replication
5 4 (4.71%) EPoS
6 2 (2.35%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.18%) Economics
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
2 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) Project Management
2 26 (30.59%) PRINCE2
3 25 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (12.94%) Change Control
5 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.41%) Resource Levelling
7 6 (7.06%) Scrum
7 6 (7.06%) Server Building
7 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.88%) ITIL
8 5 (5.88%) Migration
8 5 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.71%) Financial Analysis
9 4 (4.71%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.71%) Process Management
9 4 (4.71%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (3.53%) Programme Governance
10 3 (3.53%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) PMI Certification
1 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) Degree
3 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.18%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (7.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (38.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) HP
3 6 (7.06%) Altiris
3 6 (7.06%) Sitecore
3 6 (7.06%) VMware
4 3 (3.53%) Niku
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle
4 3 (3.53%) Planview
5 2 (2.35%) EMC
5 2 (2.35%) Trillium
6 1 (1.18%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.18%) SAP
6 1 (1.18%) Twitter