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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 96 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Project 29 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 1.81% 2.22%
As % of the Applications category 11.24% 16.22% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 23
Average daily rate £360 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £512 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.17 £20.35 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+82.69% -27.33%
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
258 296 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.25% 11.16% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 175 105
Average daily rate £316 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £115 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 18
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £32.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.34
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.47%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 20 £375 -8.53% 2
Glasgow +12 8 £350 -33.33%
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (51.79%) MS Excel
2 25 (44.64%) Finance
3 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
4 17 (30.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (28.57%) Project Management
6 14 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 14 (25.00%) Banking
7 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 11 (19.64%) MS Office
8 11 (19.64%) Programme Management
8 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (17.86%) MS Visio
10 9 (16.07%) Oracle
11 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
11 8 (14.29%) Change Control
12 7 (12.50%) JIRA
12 7 (12.50%) Java
13 6 (10.71%) JBoss
13 6 (10.71%) Use Case
13 6 (10.71%) Supplier Management
13 6 (10.71%) Retail
13 6 (10.71%) BPMN
13 6 (10.71%) Ticket Management
14 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
14 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (8.93%) MS Project Server
14 5 (8.93%) Migration
15 4 (7.14%) Change Management
15 4 (7.14%) Clustering

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.71%) JBoss
3 5 (8.93%) MS Project Server
4 3 (5.36%) SAS
5 1 (1.79%) CMS
5 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.79%) TWiki
Applications
1 29 (51.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (19.64%) MS Office
3 10 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (17.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Primavera
2 1 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 25 (44.64%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Retail
4 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Project Manager
2 13 (23.21%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Data Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.36%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) PMO Planner
5 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) PMO Lead
6 2 (3.57%) Senior PMO
6 2 (3.57%) Senior PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Clustering
2 4 (7.14%) PMI
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.57%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (3.57%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (28.57%) Project Management
3 14 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.64%) Programme Management
5 8 (14.29%) Change Control
5 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 6 (10.71%) BPMN
6 6 (10.71%) Supplier Management
6 6 (10.71%) Ticket Management
6 6 (10.71%) Use Case
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.14%) ITIL
8 4 (7.14%) SDLC
9 3 (5.36%) Analytics
9 3 (5.36%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Avaya
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Mitel
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
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