The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Scotland region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 65 74 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -32
Contract jobs citing MS Project 70 36 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.55% 1.46% 2.87%
As % of the Applications category 21.02% 13.79% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 46
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £5.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +44.23%
Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
333 261 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.12% 10.58% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 131 136
Average daily rate £300 £286 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.80% -10.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £135 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -11.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.08 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £20.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
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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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 -12 21 £325 +10.54% 3
Glasgow -6 14 £340 +16.23% 1
Aberdeen +12 7 £225 -35.71% 1
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MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 63 (44.06%) MS Excel
2 62 (43.36%) Project Management
3 56 (39.16%) Microsoft
4 48 (33.57%) Security Cleared
5 44 (30.77%) PRINCE2
6 39 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 38 (26.57%) MS Office
8 33 (23.08%) SharePoint
9 30 (20.98%) Finance
10 22 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (15.38%) MS Visio
11 16 (11.19%) SQL
11 16 (11.19%) Windows
12 15 (10.49%) MS PowerPoint
13 14 (9.79%) Programme Management
14 13 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (7.69%) Change Control
15 11 (7.69%) Project Planning
16 10 (6.99%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (6.99%) VMware
16 10 (6.99%) Workflow
16 10 (6.99%) Banking
16 10 (6.99%) PMP
16 10 (6.99%) PMI Certification
16 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (6.99%) MS Project Server
17 9 (6.29%) Migration
17 9 (6.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
18 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2003
18 8 (5.59%) Change Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 33 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.99%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (6.99%) MS Project Server
3 8 (5.59%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (4.90%) IIS
5 2 (1.40%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.70%) TWiki
6 1 (0.70%) SAS
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.70%) Lync
Applications
1 63 (44.06%) MS Excel
2 38 (26.57%) MS Office
3 22 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 15 (10.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (4.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Agresso
1 5 (3.50%) SAP HR
2 4 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.40%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.70%) HiPortfolio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) DHCP
1 7 (4.90%) DNS
2 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.70%) VPN
3 1 (0.70%) ATM
3 1 (0.70%) VoIP
3 1 (0.70%) VLAN
3 1 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) SQL Server
1 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2000
1 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) JIRA
General
1 30 (20.98%) Finance
2 10 (6.99%) Banking
3 4 (2.80%) Front Office
4 2 (1.40%) Billing
4 2 (1.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.40%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 36 (25.17%) Analyst
3 13 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 10 (6.99%) Programme Analyst
5 8 (5.59%) Business Analyst
6 7 (4.90%) Developer
6 7 (4.90%) Build Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (3.50%) Coordinator
8 5 (3.50%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (2.80%) Junior Project Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.80%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Programme Planner
9 4 (2.80%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Implementation Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Junior
9 4 (2.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.80%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 7 (4.90%) .NET
2 7 (4.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.90%) Replication
2 6 (4.20%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.10%) NHS
3 3 (2.10%) GIS
4 2 (1.40%) Economics
4 2 (1.40%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.70%) PMI
5 1 (0.70%) CMDB
5 1 (0.70%) IVR
5 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.19%) Windows
2 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.36%) Project Management
2 44 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 22 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (9.79%) Programme Management
5 11 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 11 (7.69%) Change Control
6 10 (6.99%) Workflow
7 9 (6.29%) Migration
8 8 (5.59%) Change Management
9 7 (4.90%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (4.90%) OO
10 6 (4.20%) Earned Value Management
10 6 (4.20%) Dependency Management
11 5 (3.50%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.50%) Risk Management
11 5 (3.50%) Resource Management
12 4 (2.80%) Use Case
12 4 (2.80%) Data Management
12 4 (2.80%) Business Transformation
12 4 (2.80%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.19%) SQL
2 7 (4.90%) T-SQL
2 7 (4.90%) C#
3 4 (2.80%) Java
Qualifications
1 48 (33.57%) Security Cleared
2 39 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (6.99%) PMP
4 10 (6.99%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.40%) Degree
7 1 (0.70%) CISSP
7 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 6 (4.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (39.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.99%) VMware
3 8 (5.59%) HP
4 7 (4.90%) Oracle
5 6 (4.20%) Altiris
6 5 (3.50%) SAP
7 4 (2.80%) JBoss
8 2 (1.40%) Lotus
8 2 (1.40%) BI-SAM
9 1 (0.70%) Planview
9 1 (0.70%) T-Plan
9 1 (0.70%) Primavera
9 1 (0.70%) Genesys
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco
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