The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 40 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.32% 1.32% -
As % of the Applications category 2.44% 13.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £190 £231 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £18.92 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+107.71% -32.41%
MS Project
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
41 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 13.02% 9.57% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 19
Average daily rate £325 £238 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -23.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £100 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

MS Project
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Casewise
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) APMG
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) APMG
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Casewise