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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 95 75 95
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing MS Project 190 211 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.92% 2.48% 1.79%
As % of the Applications category 13.09% 16.13% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 121 99
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£361 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.37% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £28.00 £13.50 £44.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% -69.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.42 £21.00 £28.40
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -26.05%
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
1452 1308 1184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.65% 15.34% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 595 460
Average daily rate £310 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 139 205
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.68 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 19 December 2014.

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
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 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 65 £375 +13.63% 8
Berkshire -3 42 £350 -15.66% 13
Buckinghamshire -4 38 £325 +11.11% 1
Surrey -24 18 £450 +8.43% 5
West Sussex -7 9 £230 -44.47% 1
Oxfordshire -30 8 £285 +18.75% 2
Kent -5 3 £300 -27.27%
East Sussex -6 3 £450 -2.70%
Middlesex -4 1 £438 +56.25% 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 237 (52.32%) Project Management
2 212 (46.80%) MS Excel
3 189 (41.72%) PRINCE2
4 177 (39.07%) Microsoft
5 144 (31.79%) Security Cleared
6 125 (27.59%) SC Cleared
7 106 (23.40%) Finance
8 103 (22.74%) MS Visio
9 98 (21.63%) MS PowerPoint
10 88 (19.43%) Project Planning
11 83 (18.32%) MS Office
12 72 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 54 (11.92%) ITIL
14 48 (10.60%) Telecoms
15 46 (10.15%) SharePoint
15 46 (10.15%) Degree
16 43 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
17 42 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
18 41 (9.05%) Programme Management
19 40 (8.83%) Risk Management
20 35 (7.73%) Service Delivery
20 35 (7.73%) Change Management
21 32 (7.06%) PMI Certification
22 31 (6.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 28 (6.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 28 (6.18%) Management Information System
24 27 (5.96%) Change Control
25 22 (4.86%) PRINCE
25 22 (4.86%) Oracle
26 21 (4.64%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 46 (10.15%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.64%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.44%) FileNet
4 2 (0.44%) CMS
4 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.44%) Lync
4 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 212 (46.80%) MS Excel
2 103 (22.74%) MS Visio
3 98 (21.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 83 (18.32%) MS Office
5 10 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.66%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.22%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.77%) SAN
1 8 (1.77%) LAN
1 8 (1.77%) ATM
2 7 (1.55%) WAN
3 6 (1.32%) Firewall
3 6 (1.32%) SDH
4 4 (0.88%) Intranet
5 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.44%) Internet
6 2 (0.44%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.22%) LTE
7 1 (0.22%) Network Security
7 1 (0.22%) NAS
7 1 (0.22%) 4G
7 1 (0.22%) IPv6
7 1 (0.22%) Extranet
7 1 (0.22%) MPLS
7 1 (0.22%) DAB
7 1 (0.22%) DNS
7 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.66%) MS Access
4 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.44%) QlikView
6 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.22%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (0.88%) StarTeam
2 3 (0.66%) JIRA
2 3 (0.66%) ClearQuest
2 3 (0.66%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.22%) Rational Rose
General
1 106 (23.40%) Finance
2 48 (10.60%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.97%) Banking
4 9 (1.99%) Marketing
4 9 (1.99%) Billing
5 8 (1.77%) Publishing
6 7 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.55%) Retail
7 6 (1.32%) Automotive
8 5 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.10%) Advertising
9 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.66%) Legal
10 2 (0.44%) Back Office
10 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 176 (38.85%) Project Manager
2 63 (13.91%) Analyst
3 40 (8.83%) Coordinator
4 28 (6.18%) Project Coordinator
5 27 (5.96%) Project Planner
6 22 (4.86%) PMO Analyst
7 18 (3.97%) Project Officer
8 17 (3.75%) Business Analyst
9 15 (3.31%) Programme Manager
9 15 (3.31%) Junior
10 14 (3.09%) Delivery Manager
10 14 (3.09%) Senior Manager
11 13 (2.87%) Project Support Officer
12 12 (2.65%) Project Analyst
12 12 (2.65%) Administrator
12 12 (2.65%) Service Manager
13 11 (2.43%) Senior Project Manager
13 11 (2.43%) Junior Project Manager
13 11 (2.43%) Infrastructure Manager
14 10 (2.21%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.32%) .NET
2 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET
2 4 (0.88%) Silverlight
3 2 (0.44%) HTML
3 2 (0.44%) CSS
3 2 (0.44%) Flash
3 2 (0.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.22%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.22%) HTML5
4 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.22%) XHTML
4 1 (0.22%) WAP
4 1 (0.22%) XML
4 1 (0.22%) WML
4 1 (0.22%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.18%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.42%) PMI
4 4 (0.88%) Kindle
4 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (0.88%) Smart Meter
5 3 (0.66%) FMCG
6 2 (0.44%) PKI
6 2 (0.44%) NHS
6 2 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.44%) Open Source
6 2 (0.44%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.22%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.22%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.22%) Telematics
7 1 (0.22%) CCTV
7 1 (0.22%) Statistics
7 1 (0.22%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.22%) Informatics
7 1 (0.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.42%) Windows
2 6 (1.32%) Windows 7
2 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.44%) UNIX
4 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.22%) Linux
5 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (52.32%) Project Management
2 189 (41.72%) PRINCE2
3 88 (19.43%) Project Planning
4 72 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (11.92%) ITIL
6 43 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (9.05%) Programme Management
8 40 (8.83%) Risk Management
9 35 (7.73%) Service Delivery
9 35 (7.73%) Change Management
10 27 (5.96%) Change Control
11 22 (4.86%) PRINCE
12 21 (4.64%) Migration
13 17 (3.75%) Service Management
14 16 (3.53%) Matrix Management
14 16 (3.53%) Waterfall
15 15 (3.31%) Business Analysis
16 14 (3.09%) CRM
17 12 (2.65%) Validation
17 12 (2.65%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.32%) SQL
2 5 (1.10%) C
3 4 (0.88%) C#
3 4 (0.88%) VBA
4 3 (0.66%) Java
4 3 (0.66%) VB
5 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.22%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (0.22%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.22%) R
5 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.22%) ABAP
5 1 (0.22%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 144 (31.79%) Security Cleared
2 125 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 46 (10.15%) Degree
4 32 (7.06%) PMI Certification
5 31 (6.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 28 (6.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 20 (4.42%) DV Cleared
8 13 (2.87%) HND
8 13 (2.87%) PMP
9 12 (2.65%) HNC
10 8 (1.77%) ISEB
11 7 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.22%) PgMP
13 1 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.22%) CAPM
13 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.99%) QA
1 9 (1.99%) SLA
2 7 (1.55%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.10%) P3O
4 4 (0.88%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.66%) XenApp
3 3 (0.66%) MetaFrame
4 2 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 9 (1.99%) OVSD
2 5 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.88%) SCCM
4 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.22%) Netcool
5 1 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 177 (39.07%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.86%) Oracle
3 19 (4.19%) HP
4 15 (3.31%) SAP
5 12 (2.65%) VMware
6 11 (2.43%) Cisco
7 9 (1.99%) Primavera
8 8 (1.77%) EMC
9 7 (1.55%) Planview
10 6 (1.32%) Amdocs
10 6 (1.32%) NetApp
11 5 (1.10%) LANDesk
11 5 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (0.88%) Casewise
12 4 (0.88%) Citrix
12 4 (0.88%) Adobe
13 3 (0.66%) Avaya
14 2 (0.44%) Business Objects
14 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.44%) Genesys
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cobham, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Finchley Dean Limited
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Gosport
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £450 - £487 per day
Posted: 25 days ago