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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 68 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 63 72 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.09% 2.73% 2.56%
As % of the Applications category 16.58% 22.78% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 41
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £302 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £80.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £26.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -19.37%
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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
380 316 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.61% 11.98% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 145 160
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 17 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.30 £31.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Glasgow +8 24 £320 -8.57% 2
Edinburgh -5 23 £325 -2.54%
Renfrewshire -5 5 £265 -34.56%
Aberdeen +2 2 £362 - 1
Stirling - 1 £350 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £315 -
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MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 64 (58.72%) MS Excel
2 47 (43.12%) Finance
3 44 (40.37%) Project Management
4 41 (37.61%) MS Office
4 41 (37.61%) Microsoft
5 34 (31.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 29 (26.61%) Banking
7 27 (24.77%) PRINCE2
8 25 (22.94%) SharePoint
9 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
10 17 (15.60%) SC Cleared
11 15 (13.76%) Change Management
12 14 (12.84%) Retail
12 14 (12.84%) MS Visio
13 13 (11.93%) Data Analysis
13 13 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (11.01%) Programme Management
15 11 (10.09%) Business Analysis
15 11 (10.09%) Project Planning
15 11 (10.09%) PMI Certification
16 9 (8.26%) PMP
16 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (8.26%) SQL
17 8 (7.34%) Windows
17 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
18 7 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
18 7 (6.42%) MS Project Server
19 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
19 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
20 5 (4.59%) Data Quality

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 25 (22.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.42%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.75%) SAS
3 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.92%) Lync
Applications
1 64 (58.72%) MS Excel
2 41 (37.61%) MS Office
3 34 (31.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (12.84%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.75%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.83%) Open Workbench
6 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Primavera
2 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.92%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) DNS
1 4 (3.67%) DHCP
2 2 (1.83%) Firewall
2 2 (1.83%) WAN
2 2 (1.83%) MPLS
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.92%) VPN
3 1 (0.92%) GSM
3 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (43.12%) Finance
2 29 (26.61%) Banking
3 14 (12.84%) Retail
4 4 (3.67%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Legal
6 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.92%) Advertising
7 1 (0.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (30.28%) Project Manager
2 32 (29.36%) Analyst
3 15 (13.76%) PMO Analyst
4 8 (7.34%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.50%) Project Coordinator
5 6 (5.50%) Coordinator
6 5 (4.59%) Programme Analyst
6 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.59%) Programme Planner
7 4 (3.67%) PMO Manager
7 4 (3.67%) Junior
7 4 (3.67%) Programme Support Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) SAS Data Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) Build Engineer
8 3 (2.75%) Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Project Planner
8 3 (2.75%) Applications Support
8 3 (2.75%) Applications Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) Apache Camel
1 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.59%) PMI
2 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.75%) Replication
4 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.83%) NHS
4 2 (1.83%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.83%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.92%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.92%) Social Media
5 1 (0.92%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.92%) Android
4 1 (0.92%) Linux
4 1 (0.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.37%) Project Management
2 27 (24.77%) PRINCE2
3 15 (13.76%) Change Management
4 13 (11.93%) Data Analysis
4 13 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (11.01%) Programme Management
6 11 (10.09%) Business Analysis
6 11 (10.09%) Project Planning
7 5 (4.59%) Resource Management
7 5 (4.59%) Business Development
7 5 (4.59%) Data Management
8 4 (3.67%) Supplier Management
8 4 (3.67%) Balanced Scorecard
8 4 (3.67%) Time Management
9 3 (2.75%) Wealth Management
9 3 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.75%) Data Governance
9 3 (2.75%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.75%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.26%) SQL
2 4 (3.67%) C#
3 3 (2.75%) VBA
4 1 (0.92%) REXX
4 1 (0.92%) Tcl
4 1 (0.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.60%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.09%) PMI Certification
4 9 (8.26%) PMP
4 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (4.59%) Degree
6 2 (1.83%) MBA
6 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) Data Quality
1 5 (4.59%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.92%) EMIR
3 1 (0.92%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.92%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 41 (37.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.59%) Planview
3 4 (3.67%) HP
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.75%) VMware
4 3 (2.75%) Altiris
5 2 (1.83%) Progress
5 2 (1.83%) Niku
6 1 (0.92%) Remedy
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco
6 1 (0.92%) BT
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