The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Shropshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 17 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.65% - 3.33%
As % of the Applications category 13.33% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£330 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +47.05%
Applications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.40% 11.76% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Average daily rate £330 £263 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
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MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Shropshire region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Shropshire region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
General
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft