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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 94 80 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Project 31 60 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 1.84% 2.68%
As % of the Applications category 14.49% 16.04% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 47
Median daily rate £353 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.87% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +36.50%
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
214 374 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.35% 11.46% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 180 177
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 22
Median hourly rate £15.82 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.52% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £8.50 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £135.00 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -10 16 £313 -3.84% 6
Glasgow 0 6 £340 +23.63%
Renfrewshire -10 4 £345 +30.18%
Inverclyde - 3 £400 -
Fife - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £625 -
North Ayrshire - 1 £425 -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (59.55%) Finance
2 34 (38.20%) Microsoft
3 32 (35.96%) Banking
4 31 (34.83%) MS Excel
5 30 (33.71%) Project Management
6 25 (28.09%) MS Office
7 24 (26.97%) PRINCE2
8 23 (25.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (24.72%) MS Visio
10 20 (22.47%) MS PowerPoint
11 18 (20.22%) Retail
11 18 (20.22%) Data Centre
12 17 (19.10%) SharePoint
13 12 (13.48%) Law
14 11 (12.36%) Change Control
14 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (11.24%) Retail Banking
16 9 (10.11%) HP
17 8 (8.99%) PMI
17 8 (8.99%) PMI Certification
17 8 (8.99%) SQL
17 8 (8.99%) Resource Levelling
18 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
18 7 (7.87%) ITIL
18 7 (7.87%) Windows
18 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 7 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
19 6 (6.74%) Scrum
19 6 (6.74%) Replication
19 6 (6.74%) VMware

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 17 (19.10%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (6.74%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.37%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (34.83%) MS Excel
2 25 (28.09%) MS Office
3 22 (24.72%) MS Visio
4 20 (22.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.37%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.12%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) DHCP
1 6 (6.74%) DNS
2 1 (1.12%) LAN
2 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) JIRA
General
1 53 (59.55%) Finance
2 32 (35.96%) Banking
3 18 (20.22%) Retail
4 12 (13.48%) Law
5 10 (11.24%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.37%) Legal
7 1 (1.12%) Billing
7 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (37.08%) Analyst
2 27 (30.34%) Project Manager
3 15 (16.85%) PMO Analyst
4 12 (13.48%) Financial Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Service Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Digital Project Manager
6 7 (7.87%) Project Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Build Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Change Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Project Planner
9 4 (4.49%) Junior
9 4 (4.49%) Junior Project Manager
9 4 (4.49%) PMO Planner
9 4 (4.49%) Programme Planner
9 4 (4.49%) Service Manager
10 3 (3.37%) EPoS Manager
10 3 (3.37%) EPoS Project Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Junior Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Junior Change Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Junior Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.99%) PMI
4 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (6.74%) Replication
5 4 (4.49%) EPoS
6 2 (2.25%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.12%) Economics
7 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Windows Server
2 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) Project Management
2 24 (26.97%) PRINCE2
3 23 (25.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (12.36%) Change Control
5 8 (8.99%) Resource Levelling
6 7 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.87%) ITIL
7 6 (6.74%) Scrum
7 6 (6.74%) Server Building
7 6 (6.74%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Migration
8 5 (5.62%) Process Management
9 4 (4.49%) Financial Analysis
9 4 (4.49%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.49%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (3.37%) Lean Six Sigma
10 3 (3.37%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.37%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) PMI Certification
2 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.37%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.25%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (6.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (38.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) HP
3 6 (6.74%) Altiris
3 6 (6.74%) Sitecore
3 6 (6.74%) VMware
4 3 (3.37%) Niku
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle
4 3 (3.37%) Planview
5 2 (2.25%) EMC
5 2 (2.25%) Trillium
6 1 (1.12%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.12%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) Twitter