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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 72 64 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Project 52 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.88% 2.35% 1.70%
As % of the Applications category 16.10% 20.00% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 28
Average daily rate
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£398 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £258 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £448 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-37.14% +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
323 285 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.69% 11.73% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 107 124
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £112 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £410 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 17
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 February 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 February 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
Edinburgh +6 30 £408 +19.85% 3
Glasgow -1 8 £513 +46.42%
Aberdeen +2 1 - - 1
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MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (48.39%) MS Excel
2 52 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 49 (39.52%) Project Management
4 41 (33.06%) Finance
5 39 (31.45%) MS Office
6 37 (29.84%) Security Cleared
7 32 (25.81%) SharePoint
8 30 (24.19%) SC Cleared
9 27 (21.77%) MS PowerPoint
10 26 (20.97%) PRINCE2
11 22 (17.74%) SQL
11 22 (17.74%) Banking
11 22 (17.74%) Programme Management
12 21 (16.94%) Project Planning
13 17 (13.71%) MS Project Server
13 17 (13.71%) MS Visio
14 15 (12.10%) Change Management
15 14 (11.29%) C#
16 13 (10.48%) SQL Server
16 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (9.68%) InfoPath
17 12 (9.68%) Retail
17 12 (9.68%) PMI Certification
18 11 (8.87%) Visual Studio
18 11 (8.87%) VBA
18 11 (8.87%) SharePoint 2010
19 9 (7.26%) QA
19 9 (7.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 9 (7.26%) PMP
19 9 (7.26%) Business Analysis

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 17 (13.71%) MS Project Server
3 11 (8.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (4.84%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.03%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.23%) SAS
7 3 (2.42%) JBoss
8 1 (0.81%) IIS
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (48.39%) MS Excel
2 39 (31.45%) MS Office
3 27 (21.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (13.71%) MS Visio
5 12 (9.68%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) DHCP
1 6 (4.84%) DNS
2 2 (1.61%) WAN
2 2 (1.61%) MPLS
3 1 (0.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.42%) JIRA
3 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (33.06%) Finance
2 22 (17.74%) Banking
3 12 (9.68%) Retail
4 5 (4.03%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.42%) Electronics
6 2 (1.61%) Military
7 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 22 (17.74%) Analyst
3 13 (10.48%) Developer
4 9 (7.26%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (5.65%) Project Coordinator
5 7 (5.65%) Coordinator
6 6 (4.84%) Project Planner
6 6 (4.84%) Programme Planner
7 5 (4.03%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.03%) Tools Developer
7 5 (4.03%) Programme Analyst
8 4 (3.23%) Programme Support Analyst
8 4 (3.23%) Build Engineer
8 4 (3.23%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.23%) Programme Manager
9 3 (2.42%) Applications Support
9 3 (2.42%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.42%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.81%) Web Services
2 1 (0.81%) XML
2 1 (0.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (0.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) Management Information System
1 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.84%) PMI
3 5 (4.03%) Replication
4 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.61%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.81%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.81%) Open Source
6 1 (0.81%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) Windows
1 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.52%) Project Management
2 26 (20.97%) PRINCE2
3 22 (17.74%) Programme Management
4 21 (16.94%) Project Planning
5 15 (12.10%) Change Management
6 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.26%) Business Analysis
8 8 (6.45%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.84%) Data Management
9 6 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.03%) Business Development
10 5 (4.03%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.03%) Data Governance
10 5 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.03%) Line Management
11 4 (3.23%) Business Transformation
11 4 (3.23%) Earned Value Management
11 4 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (3.23%) Six Sigma
12 3 (2.42%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.74%) SQL
2 14 (11.29%) C#
3 11 (8.87%) VBA
4 4 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.81%) REXX
5 1 (0.81%) Tcl
5 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (29.84%) Security Cleared
2 30 (24.19%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.68%) PMI Certification
4 9 (7.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (7.26%) PMP
5 4 (3.23%) Degree
6 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) QA
2 6 (4.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.61%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) EMIR
4 1 (0.81%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.81%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) vSphere
2 1 (0.81%) vCloud
2 1 (0.81%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.81%) WMI
Vendors
1 52 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.65%) HP
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle
4 5 (4.03%) Primavera
4 5 (4.03%) VMware
5 4 (3.23%) Altiris
6 3 (2.42%) Progress
7 2 (1.61%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.61%) Planview
8 1 (0.81%) BT
8 1 (0.81%) Remedy
8 1 (0.81%) Dell
8 1 (0.81%) NetApp
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