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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 26 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.28% 1.45% 0.97%
As % of the Applications category 8.00% 7.69% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£150 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -41.81%
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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
25 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.03% 18.84% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Average daily rate £155 £389 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.12% +0.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £403 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%

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 23 October 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 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) webMethods
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
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%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) webMethods
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft