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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 102 85 63
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Project 33 55 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.31% 1.72% 2.62%
As % of the Applications category 13.81% 15.03% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 37
Median daily rate £325 £319 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £428 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £360 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.78 £31.40 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-30.63% +96.25%
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
239 366 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.45% 11.47% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 168 176
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 19
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% -24.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £106.50 £44.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -13 21 £300 -7.69% 3
Glasgow +2 5 £333 +2.30% 3
Renfrewshire -20 5 £310 +26.53%
Fife - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £625 -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 53 (58.89%) Finance
2 37 (41.11%) Microsoft
3 33 (36.67%) Banking
4 30 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 26 (28.89%) Project Management
6 25 (27.78%) MS Office
7 21 (23.33%) SharePoint
7 21 (23.33%) MS Visio
8 20 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (21.11%) Data Centre
10 17 (18.89%) PRINCE2
11 16 (17.78%) Retail
11 16 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
12 12 (13.33%) Change Control
13 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (12.22%) Retail Banking
13 11 (12.22%) Law
14 10 (11.11%) PMI
14 10 (11.11%) PMI Certification
15 9 (10.00%) HP
15 9 (10.00%) ITIL
16 8 (8.89%) SQL
16 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
17 7 (7.78%) Windows
17 7 (7.78%) Migration
17 7 (7.78%) JIRA
17 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
17 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
18 6 (6.67%) Altiris
18 6 (6.67%) Scrum

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 21 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.11%) CMS
4 1 (1.11%) JBoss
4 1 (1.11%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 25 (27.78%) MS Office
3 21 (23.33%) MS Visio
4 16 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.11%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) DHCP
1 6 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (2.22%) LAN
2 2 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) JIRA
General
1 53 (58.89%) Finance
2 33 (36.67%) Banking
3 16 (17.78%) Retail
4 11 (12.22%) Law
4 11 (12.22%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Legal
6 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (35.56%) Analyst
2 23 (25.56%) Project Manager
3 15 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) Financial Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Build Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Change Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
6 6 (6.67%) Project Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Service Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Project Planner
8 4 (4.44%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.44%) IT Services Manager
8 4 (4.44%) PMO Planner
8 4 (4.44%) Programme Planner
9 3 (3.33%) Financial Services Project Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Junior Change Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Junior Financial Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Junior Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.11%) PMI
4 6 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (6.67%) Replication
5 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.22%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.11%) Economics
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Project Management
2 20 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (18.89%) PRINCE2
4 12 (13.33%) Change Control
5 9 (10.00%) ITIL
6 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.78%) Migration
7 6 (6.67%) Scrum
7 6 (6.67%) Server Building
7 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.56%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.44%) ITSM
9 4 (4.44%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.44%) Process Management
9 4 (4.44%) Service Management
9 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.33%) Financial Analysis
10 3 (3.33%) Programme Governance
10 3 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.89%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) APMP
5 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (41.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) HP
3 6 (6.67%) Altiris
3 6 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 6 (6.67%) VMware
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle
5 2 (2.22%) EMC
5 2 (2.22%) Niku
5 2 (2.22%) Planview
5 2 (2.22%) Trillium
6 1 (1.11%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.11%) Twitter
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