The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 25 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.78% 0.80% 1.71%
As % of the Applications category 10.71% 5.26% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.06 £19.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.63% -42.42%
MS Project
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Applications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
28 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.57% 15.20% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
Average daily rate £400 £418 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +51.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Telford - 3 - -
MS Project
West Midlands

MS Project
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Verint
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) PDM
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) PDM
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Verint
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint