The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 75 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 246 252 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.46% 2.66% 2.41%
As % of the Applications category 16.35% 17.33% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 145 111
Average daily rate
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£400 £357 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.20% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.50 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £44.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -17.55%
MS Project
England

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

Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1505 1454 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.03% 15.37% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 668 513
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £145 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 155 223
Average hourly rate £13.67 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £46.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MS Project
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MS Project Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -2 76 £350 -3.71% 12
Buckinghamshire -7 45 £425 +41.66% 7
Berkshire -35 35 £350 -17.15% 9
West Sussex -6 28 £350 +16.66% 4
Surrey -8 23 £438 +25.00% 6
Oxfordshire -10 22 £500 +127.27% 2
East Sussex - 9 £400 -
Middlesex +5 5 £375 -8.53%
M4 Corridor - 1 £410 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 269 (61.28%) Project Management
2 208 (47.38%) PRINCE2
3 199 (45.33%) MS Excel
4 174 (39.64%) Microsoft
5 165 (37.59%) Finance
6 128 (29.16%) MS Office
7 111 (25.28%) Security Cleared
8 101 (23.01%) Project Planning
9 97 (22.10%) SC Cleared
10 83 (18.91%) MS Visio
11 75 (17.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (17.08%) MS PowerPoint
12 73 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (13.21%) ITIL
14 52 (11.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 49 (11.16%) Degree
16 48 (10.93%) SharePoint
17 45 (10.25%) PMI Certification
18 41 (9.34%) Change Management
19 39 (8.88%) Telecoms
20 38 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
21 35 (7.97%) Windows
22 33 (7.52%) Programme Management
23 32 (7.29%) Risk Management
24 28 (6.38%) Waterfall
25 26 (5.92%) Change Control
25 26 (5.92%) Banking
25 26 (5.92%) PMI
25 26 (5.92%) PMP
26 25 (5.69%) PRINCE

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 48 (10.93%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.96%) MS Project Server
3 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.68%) SAS
4 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.23%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.23%) Lync
6 1 (0.23%) FileNet
Applications
1 199 (45.33%) MS Excel
2 128 (29.16%) MS Office
3 83 (18.91%) MS Visio
4 75 (17.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.82%) Primavera
2 6 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.68%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.23%) IaaS
2 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.96%) ATM
2 6 (1.37%) Firewall
3 5 (1.14%) Intranet
4 4 (0.91%) SDH
4 4 (0.91%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (0.68%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (0.68%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.68%) Broadband
5 3 (0.68%) LAN
5 3 (0.68%) SSL
5 3 (0.68%) HTTP
5 3 (0.68%) VPN
5 3 (0.68%) Extranet
5 3 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.68%) SSH
6 2 (0.46%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.46%) Internet
6 2 (0.46%) DNS
6 2 (0.46%) WAN
6 2 (0.46%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 7 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (0.68%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.46%) MS Access
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.23%) QlikView
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.23%) OLAP
6 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (2.28%) JIRA
2 3 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.46%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.46%) CaliberRM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.23%) UltraEdit
4 1 (0.23%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
General
1 165 (37.59%) Finance
2 39 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 26 (5.92%) Banking
4 21 (4.78%) Retail
5 13 (2.96%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.51%) Publishing
7 10 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.82%) Marketing
9 6 (1.37%) Billing
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
10 2 (0.46%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 217 (49.43%) Project Manager
2 59 (13.44%) Analyst
3 24 (5.47%) Project Planner
4 20 (4.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 20 (4.56%) Senior Manager
5 18 (4.10%) PMO Analyst
6 16 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
7 15 (3.42%) Project Officer
7 15 (3.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 15 (3.42%) Business Analyst
7 15 (3.42%) Coordinator
8 13 (2.96%) Junior
9 12 (2.73%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 12 (2.73%) Agile Project Manager
10 10 (2.28%) Technical Manager
10 10 (2.28%) Service Manager
10 10 (2.28%) Junior Project Manager
10 10 (2.28%) Project Support Officer
11 9 (2.05%) Delivery Manager
11 9 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.68%) XML
1 3 (0.68%) Middleware
2 2 (0.46%) HTML
2 2 (0.46%) Flash
2 2 (0.46%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.23%) Velocity
3 1 (0.23%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (0.23%) .NET
3 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.23%) CSS
3 1 (0.23%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.92%) PMI
3 19 (4.33%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.05%) Smart Meter
4 9 (2.05%) NHS
5 8 (1.82%) User Experience
6 4 (0.91%) Life Science
7 3 (0.68%) Statistics
7 3 (0.68%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.68%) Telematics
7 3 (0.68%) PKI
8 2 (0.46%) CCTV
8 2 (0.46%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.46%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.23%) CMDB
9 1 (0.23%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.23%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.23%) Open Source
9 1 (0.23%) FMCG
9 1 (0.23%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.97%) Windows
2 15 (3.42%) Windows 7
3 10 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (0.68%) AIX
5 3 (0.68%) Solaris
5 3 (0.68%) Linux
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (61.28%) Project Management
2 208 (47.38%) PRINCE2
3 101 (23.01%) Project Planning
4 75 (17.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (13.21%) ITIL
7 41 (9.34%) Change Management
8 33 (7.52%) Programme Management
9 32 (7.29%) Risk Management
10 28 (6.38%) Waterfall
11 26 (5.92%) Change Control
12 25 (5.69%) PRINCE
13 23 (5.24%) Migration
14 22 (5.01%) Service Delivery
15 21 (4.78%) Logistics
16 19 (4.33%) CRM
17 18 (4.10%) Business Analysis
18 17 (3.87%) Document Management
19 16 (3.64%) ERP
20 15 (3.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.42%) C
2 10 (2.28%) SQL
3 5 (1.14%) VBA
3 5 (1.14%) Java
4 4 (0.91%) VB
5 3 (0.68%) VBScript
6 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.23%) ABAP
6 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 111 (25.28%) Security Cleared
2 97 (22.10%) SC Cleared
3 52 (11.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 49 (11.16%) Degree
5 45 (10.25%) PMI Certification
6 26 (5.92%) PMP
7 22 (5.01%) DV Cleared
8 20 (4.56%) APMP
9 14 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (2.05%) HND
11 8 (1.82%) HNC
12 5 (1.14%) ISEB
13 4 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.68%) CAPM
14 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.68%) CISSP
14 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.68%) GCIA
14 3 (0.68%) GCIH
15 1 (0.23%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.87%) QA
2 7 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.59%) SLA
3 5 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.14%) P3O
4 3 (0.68%) COBIT
4 3 (0.68%) COSO
5 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 12 (2.73%) SCCM
2 7 (1.59%) OVSD
3 5 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 174 (39.64%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.47%) Oracle
3 19 (4.33%) SAP
4 17 (3.87%) HP
5 8 (1.82%) Planview
6 7 (1.59%) Amdocs
7 6 (1.37%) Cisco
8 5 (1.14%) Baan
9 4 (0.91%) Citrix
10 3 (0.68%) hybris
10 3 (0.68%) McAfee
10 3 (0.68%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.68%) Adobe
10 3 (0.68%) Ericsson
10 3 (0.68%) Informatica
11 2 (0.46%) VMware
11 2 (0.46%) NCR
11 2 (0.46%) EMC
11 2 (0.46%) Lotus
11 2 (0.46%) Business Objects
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