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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 36 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.95% 1.26% 1.56%
As % of the Applications category 10.71% 7.89% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£275 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.42 £21.00 £28.40
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -26.05%
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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
28 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.89% 15.97% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 8
Average daily rate £325 £260 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -42.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +28.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Slough region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 14 (77.78%) MS Visio
2 10 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (50.00%) Project Management
4 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) Programme Management
6 5 (27.78%) Service Management
6 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
6 5 (27.78%) LANDesk
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
7 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (22.22%) Change Control
8 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
9 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
9 2 (11.11%) MS Office
10 1 (5.56%) 4G
10 1 (5.56%) Logical Data Model
10 1 (5.56%) Physical Data Model
10 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
10 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.56%) SAP
10 1 (5.56%) XML
10 1 (5.56%) SQL
10 1 (5.56%) WML
10 1 (5.56%) ABAP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (77.78%) MS Visio
2 10 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) 4G
1 1 (5.56%) GPRS
1 1 (5.56%) GSM
1 1 (5.56%) UMTS
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) IPv6
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Coordinator
1 7 (38.89%) Project Administrator
1 7 (38.89%) PMO Administrator
1 7 (38.89%) Administrator
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Project Coordinator
1 7 (38.89%) Project Office Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Service Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Metrics Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Junior
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Support Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Service Improvement Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Objects Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) WML
1 1 (5.56%) WAP
1 1 (5.56%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) Programme Management
3 5 (27.78%) Service Management
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) Change Control
5 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (5.56%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) ETL
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) Revenue Management
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) LANDesk
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) HP