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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 65 54 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing MS Project 62 67 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.12% 2.74% 1.91%
As % of the Applications category 17.87% 22.41% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 30
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £294 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £356 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +4.47%
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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 Scotland region.

Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
347 299 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.86% 12.22% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 126 118
Average daily rate £345 £327 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £121 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 13
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £10.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +48.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.15 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £78.25 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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
Edinburgh -4 28 £369 +10.90% 10
Glasgow -3 14 £450 +28.57% 5
Aberdeen -1 1 - -
Dundee - - - -
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MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 60 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 48 (45.71%) Finance
3 42 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 40 (38.10%) Project Management
5 38 (36.19%) MS Office
6 32 (30.48%) MS PowerPoint
7 26 (24.76%) SharePoint
7 26 (24.76%) Banking
8 25 (23.81%) PRINCE2
9 19 (18.10%) Security Cleared
10 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
10 18 (17.14%) Programme Management
11 16 (15.24%) Change Management
12 13 (12.38%) Retail
12 13 (12.38%) SQL
12 13 (12.38%) MS Visio
13 12 (11.43%) Project Planning
13 12 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (10.48%) Data Analysis
14 11 (10.48%) MS Project Server
15 10 (9.52%) Business Analysis
15 10 (9.52%) PMI Certification
16 9 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 8 (7.62%) PMP
17 8 (7.62%) C#
17 8 (7.62%) QA
17 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
18 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
18 7 (6.67%) Windows
18 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 26 (24.76%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.48%) MS Project Server
3 6 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.86%) SAS
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.95%) JBoss
Applications
1 60 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 38 (36.19%) MS Office
3 32 (30.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (12.38%) MS Visio
5 6 (5.71%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.90%) Open Workbench
6 2 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) DHCP
1 4 (3.81%) DNS
2 2 (1.90%) MPLS
2 2 (1.90%) WAN
3 1 (0.95%) GSM
3 1 (0.95%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.95%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (45.71%) Finance
2 26 (24.76%) Banking
3 13 (12.38%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (27.62%) Project Manager
2 24 (22.86%) Analyst
3 10 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 7 (6.67%) Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Coordinator
5 6 (5.71%) Project Coordinator
5 6 (5.71%) Programme Planner
6 5 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.76%) Programme Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Programme Support Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Applications Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Applications Support
8 3 (2.86%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) SAS Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Build Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) SAS Data Analyst
9 2 (1.90%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (1.90%) PMO Manager
9 2 (1.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) HTML
1 1 (0.95%) .NET
1 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.95%) XML
1 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.76%) PMI
4 3 (2.86%) Replication
4 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.95%) Open Source
6 1 (0.95%) NHS
6 1 (0.95%) CMDB
6 1 (0.95%) User Experience
6 1 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) Windows
2 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) Linux
4 1 (0.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.10%) Project Management
2 25 (23.81%) PRINCE2
3 18 (17.14%) Programme Management
4 16 (15.24%) Change Management
5 12 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (11.43%) Project Planning
6 11 (10.48%) Data Analysis
7 10 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 6 (5.71%) Data Management
9 5 (4.76%) Business Development
10 4 (3.81%) Supplier Management
10 4 (3.81%) Wealth Management
10 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.81%) Balanced Scorecard
10 4 (3.81%) Data Governance
11 3 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.86%) Business Transformation
11 3 (2.86%) Time Management
11 3 (2.86%) Risk Management
11 3 (2.86%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.38%) SQL
2 8 (7.62%) C#
3 6 (5.71%) VBA
4 2 (1.90%) Java
5 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.95%) REXX
5 1 (0.95%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.52%) PMI Certification
4 9 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (7.62%) PMP
6 5 (4.76%) Degree
7 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.90%) MBA
8 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) QA
2 6 (5.71%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.90%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.95%) EMIR
4 1 (0.95%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.95%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.95%) WMI
Vendors
1 42 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) HP
2 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle
2 4 (3.81%) Planview
3 3 (2.86%) VMware
3 3 (2.86%) Altiris
3 3 (2.86%) Progress
3 3 (2.86%) Primavera
4 2 (1.90%) Niku
5 1 (0.95%) BT
5 1 (0.95%) Remedy
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