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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 22 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Project 14 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.13% 1.96% 4.71%
As % of the Applications category 46.67% 15.15% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
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£180 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +15.79%
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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 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.99% 12.94% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 15
Average daily rate £180 £175 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -61.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £11.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +46.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 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 16 (72.73%) MS Visio
2 14 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 14 (63.64%) Project Management
3 13 (59.09%) Programme Management
4 12 (54.55%) Finance
4 12 (54.55%) PRINCE2
5 9 (40.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
7 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
8 2 (9.09%) Change Control
8 2 (9.09%) LANDesk
8 2 (9.09%) Service Management
8 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) MS Office
8 2 (9.09%) XML
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL
9 1 (4.55%) UML
9 1 (4.55%) HTML
9 1 (4.55%) Java
9 1 (4.55%) SQL
9 1 (4.55%) WML
9 1 (4.55%) .NET
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle
9 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.55%) GPRS
9 1 (4.55%) GSM

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (72.73%) MS Visio
2 14 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 9 (40.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) GPRS
1 1 (4.55%) GSM
1 1 (4.55%) UMTS
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) IPv6
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) DAB
1 1 (4.55%) 4G
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Coordinator
1 12 (54.55%) Administrator
2 11 (50.00%) Project Administrator
2 11 (50.00%) PMO Administrator
3 10 (45.45%) Project Coordinator
3 10 (45.45%) Project Office Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Junior
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Support Officer
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Metrics Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Service Improvement Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Siebel Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) WAP
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) WML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 13 (59.09%) Programme Management
3 12 (54.55%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Use Case
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Siebel
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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