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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 23 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 12 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.24% 3.89% 2.55%
As % of the Applications category 24.49% 29.41% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate
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£275 - £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.33%
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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
49 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.31% 13.23% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 16
Average daily rate £263 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £132 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £329 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% -29.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015, 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 (73.68%) Project Management
2 12 (63.16%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) ACCA
4 7 (36.84%) CIMA
5 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) MS Office
6 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.79%) Legal
7 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
7 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
7 3 (15.79%) Document Management
7 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) JIRA
8 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) Banking
8 2 (10.53%) Billing
8 2 (10.53%) PMI
8 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
9 1 (5.26%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (5.26%) Amdocs
9 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Billing
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
2 2 (10.53%) Programme Support Officer
2 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Project Officer
2 2 (10.53%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Planner
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Document Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Information Management
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Revenue Management
5 1 (5.26%) Budget Control
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ACCA
1 7 (36.84%) CIMA
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.26%) Amdocs
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco