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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 56 62 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Project 77 58 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.93% 2.44% 2.74%
As % of the Applications category 24.44% 23.11% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 51
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £412 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.55% -6.42%
Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
315 251 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.98% 10.57% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 151 149
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 28
Average hourly rate £15.50 £10.42 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.82% -36.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £26.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS Project
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -11 27 £354 +8.76% 5
Glasgow -3 14 £350 +3.70%
Aberdeen +3 2 - -
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 51 (43.59%) MS Excel
2 47 (40.17%) MS Office
3 46 (39.32%) Microsoft
4 45 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 43 (36.75%) Project Management
6 38 (32.48%) SC Cleared
7 35 (29.91%) Finance
8 30 (25.64%) SharePoint
9 29 (24.79%) PRINCE2
10 26 (22.22%) Windows
11 20 (17.09%) SQL
12 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (16.24%) VMware
13 17 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (11.97%) HP
14 14 (11.97%) Change Control
15 13 (11.11%) Active Directory
15 13 (11.11%) DNS
15 13 (11.11%) MS Exchange
15 13 (11.11%) DHCP
15 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
15 13 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
15 13 (11.11%) Replication
16 12 (10.26%) MS Project Server
17 11 (9.40%) Workflow
18 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2000
18 10 (8.55%) MS Visio
18 10 (8.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 10 (8.55%) C#
18 10 (8.55%) SQL Server

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (25.64%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (10.26%) MS Project Server
4 10 (8.55%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (5.98%) IIS
6 2 (1.71%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.71%) CICS
6 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.85%) TWiki
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 51 (43.59%) MS Excel
2 47 (40.17%) MS Office
3 13 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (8.55%) MS Visio
5 7 (5.98%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.85%) HiPortfolio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) DHCP
1 13 (11.11%) DNS
2 5 (4.27%) VLAN
3 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
1 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2000
1 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 35 (29.91%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Billing
4 2 (1.71%) Front Office
4 2 (1.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (28.21%) Analyst
2 29 (24.79%) Project Manager
3 14 (11.97%) PMO Analyst
4 8 (6.84%) Build Engineer
5 7 (5.98%) Programme Analyst
5 7 (5.98%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.98%) Developer
6 6 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Project Planner
8 4 (3.42%) Planning Manager
9 3 (2.56%) PMO Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Implementation Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Programme Planner
9 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (1.71%) Project Engineer
10 2 (1.71%) Server Engineer
10 2 (1.71%) Project Officer
10 2 (1.71%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 7 (5.98%) .NET
2 7 (5.98%) Web Services
3 3 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Replication
2 8 (6.84%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.56%) GIS
4 2 (1.71%) PMI
4 2 (1.71%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.85%) iSeries
5 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.85%) VSAM
5 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.22%) Windows
2 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.75%) Project Management
2 29 (24.79%) PRINCE2
3 17 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (11.97%) Change Control
5 11 (9.40%) Workflow
6 9 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 7 (5.98%) Change Management
7 7 (5.98%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (5.98%) OO
7 7 (5.98%) Dependency Management
7 7 (5.98%) Fund Accounting
8 6 (5.13%) ITIL
9 5 (4.27%) Migration
9 5 (4.27%) Programme Management
9 5 (4.27%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.27%) Time Management
10 4 (3.42%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.42%) Resource Management
10 4 (3.42%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.09%) SQL
2 10 (8.55%) C#
3 7 (5.98%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 38 (32.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (6.84%) PMP
5 7 (5.98%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.71%) Degree
6 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 8 (6.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.85%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 46 (39.32%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.24%) VMware
3 14 (11.97%) HP
4 8 (6.84%) Altiris
5 4 (3.42%) CA
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle
6 2 (1.71%) Primavera
6 2 (1.71%) Lotus
6 2 (1.71%) Planview
7 1 (0.85%) BI-SAM
7 1 (0.85%) Linedata
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) IBM
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