The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 29 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.41% 1.98% -
As % of the Applications category 43.33% 17.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£180 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.05 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -36.36%
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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 Slough region.

Applications Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
30 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.17% 11.07% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 4
Average daily rate £180 £175 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -13.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £11.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +56.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.50 £13.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Slough

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 17 (80.95%) MS Visio
2 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (57.14%) Project Management
2 12 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (52.38%) Finance
4 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
4 10 (47.62%) Programme Management
5 5 (23.81%) LANDesk
5 5 (23.81%) Service Management
5 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
7 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.52%) MS Office
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) Change Control
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.76%) Degree
9 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
9 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
9 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (4.76%) 4G
9 1 (4.76%) IPv6
9 1 (4.76%) HP
9 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (4.76%) NHS

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (80.95%) MS Visio
2 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) 4G
1 1 (4.76%) IPv6
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) GPRS
1 1 (4.76%) GSM
1 1 (4.76%) UMTS
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) DAB
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Coordinator
2 10 (47.62%) Administrator
2 10 (47.62%) Project Administrator
3 9 (42.86%) Project Coordinator
3 9 (42.86%) PMO Administrator
3 9 (42.86%) Project Office Administrator
4 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Service Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Metrics Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Junior
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Support Officer
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Coordinator
8 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Service Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) WML
1 1 (4.76%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Project Management
2 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
2 10 (47.62%) Programme Management
3 5 (23.81%) Service Management
3 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) LANDesk
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco