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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 33 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.01% 1.60% 6.76%
As % of the Applications category 11.11% 10.26% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 12
Average daily rate
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£316 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.31%
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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
27 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.06% 15.60% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 16
Average daily rate £369 £260 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.82% -42.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 11 (73.33%) MS Visio
2 9 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (46.67%) Project Management
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) LANDesk
5 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 5 (33.33%) Service Management
5 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Change Control
6 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 1 (6.67%) SAP
8 1 (6.67%) SQL
8 1 (6.67%) ABAP
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 1 (6.67%) ETL
8 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (6.67%) PMI
8 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
8 1 (6.67%) SAP BW

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Visio
2 9 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Coordinator
2 6 (40.00%) Project Coordinator
3 5 (33.33%) Project Administrator
3 5 (33.33%) PMO Administrator
3 5 (33.33%) Project Office Administrator
3 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Administrator
4 4 (26.67%) Metrics Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Business Objects Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Support Officer
6 1 (6.67%) Service Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) PMI
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft