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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 160 103 61
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -42
Contract jobs citing MS Project 98 198 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 2.07% 2.88%
As % of the Applications category 9.19% 14.91% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 129 136
Median daily rate £400 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Median hourly rate £20.75 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £17.00 £26.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.78 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.88% +56.25%
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
1066 1328 1493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.08% 13.91% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 682 713
Median daily rate £330 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £170 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 139 148
Median hourly rate £19.44 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -16 34 £450 +28.57% 7
Hampshire -38 27 £316 -2.84% 3
Oxfordshire +2 9 £413 +46.66%
Buckinghamshire -14 8 £450 +20.00% 1
Middlesex +2 7 - -
Surrey -17 4 £338 -27.02% 2
East Sussex -4 3 £271 -24.65% 4
West Sussex -13 2 £238 -40.99% 3
Kent - 2 £425 -
Sussex - 1 £525 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 162 (52.94%) Project Management
2 151 (49.35%) MS Excel
3 145 (47.39%) Microsoft
4 114 (37.25%) PRINCE2
5 109 (35.62%) Finance
6 70 (22.88%) Security Cleared
7 59 (19.28%) SC Cleared
8 50 (16.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 48 (15.69%) MS Office
10 45 (14.71%) ITIL
10 45 (14.71%) Project Planning
10 45 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
11 44 (14.38%) SharePoint
12 43 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (13.73%) Degree
13 42 (13.73%) Change Control
14 41 (13.40%) MS PowerPoint
15 38 (12.42%) Programme Management
16 35 (11.44%) Telecoms
17 32 (10.46%) MS Visio
18 29 (9.48%) Management Information System
18 29 (9.48%) SDLC
19 27 (8.82%) PMI Certification
20 26 (8.50%) Change Management
21 25 (8.17%) ITIL V3
22 24 (7.84%) Coaching
23 23 (7.52%) Unix
23 23 (7.52%) Windows
23 23 (7.52%) Migration
24 19 (6.21%) PRINCE

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (14.38%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.59%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.65%) Confluence
3 2 (0.65%) SAS
3 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.33%) IIS
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 151 (49.35%) MS Excel
2 48 (15.69%) MS Office
3 41 (13.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (10.46%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.98%) Mingle
5 3 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) assyst
1 3 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Primavera
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.63%) Office 365
2 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.98%) Trello
3 2 (0.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.25%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (2.94%) LTE
2 9 (2.94%) VoLTE
3 6 (1.96%) ATM
4 5 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.31%) SAN
6 3 (0.98%) HTTP
6 3 (0.98%) SDH
6 3 (0.98%) SSH
6 3 (0.98%) SSL
6 3 (0.98%) VPN
7 2 (0.65%) LAN
7 2 (0.65%) NAS
7 2 (0.65%) WAN
8 1 (0.33%) Firewall
8 1 (0.33%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.61%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.65%) DataStage
3 2 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (0.65%) QualityStage
3 2 (0.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.33%) Big Data
4 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.33%) MS Access
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (1.96%) JIRA
2 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.33%) TestRail
3 1 (0.33%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.33%) VectorCAST
General
1 109 (35.62%) Finance
2 35 (11.44%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.96%) Banking
3 6 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (1.96%) Spanish Language
4 5 (1.63%) Marketing
4 5 (1.63%) Retail
5 3 (0.98%) Automotive
5 3 (0.98%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (0.65%) Electronics
6 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Military
7 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 133 (43.46%) Project Manager
2 49 (16.01%) Analyst
3 26 (8.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 21 (6.86%) Coordinator
4 21 (6.86%) Project Planner
5 20 (6.54%) IT Manager
5 20 (6.54%) IT Project Manager
6 17 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
7 14 (4.58%) Consultant
7 14 (4.58%) Project Coordinator
8 13 (4.25%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (3.92%) Junior
10 11 (3.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 11 (3.59%) Programme Planner
10 11 (3.59%) Project Analyst
10 11 (3.59%) Senior Manager
10 11 (3.59%) Senior Project Manager
11 10 (3.27%) Junior Project Manager
12 9 (2.94%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.92%) .NET
2 10 (3.27%) XML
3 8 (2.61%) HTML
4 4 (1.31%) Middleware
5 3 (0.98%) Flash
6 2 (0.65%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.33%) Web Services
7 1 (0.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.48%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.23%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.59%) PMI
5 6 (1.96%) Economics
6 4 (1.31%) FMCG
7 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.98%) PKI
7 3 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (0.98%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.33%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.33%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.33%) RIA
9 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.52%) Unix
1 23 (7.52%) Windows
2 7 (2.29%) Solaris
3 6 (1.96%) AIX
4 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.31%) Linux
5 4 (1.31%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (52.94%) Project Management
2 114 (37.25%) PRINCE2
3 50 (16.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (14.71%) ITIL
4 45 (14.71%) Project Planning
5 43 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (13.73%) Change Control
7 38 (12.42%) Programme Management
8 29 (9.48%) SDLC
9 26 (8.50%) Change Management
10 25 (8.17%) ITIL V3
11 24 (7.84%) Coaching
12 23 (7.52%) Migration
13 19 (6.21%) PRINCE
14 16 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (5.23%) CRM
15 15 (4.90%) Resource Management
16 14 (4.58%) Time Management
17 13 (4.25%) Risk Management
17 13 (4.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.92%) SQL
2 10 (3.27%) Java
3 9 (2.94%) C++
4 5 (1.63%) C
5 2 (0.65%) C#
5 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.33%) VBA
6 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (22.88%) Security Cleared
2 59 (19.28%) SC Cleared
3 42 (13.73%) Degree
4 27 (8.82%) PMI Certification
5 15 (4.90%) PMP
6 13 (4.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (3.59%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.94%) APMP
10 8 (2.61%) CISSP
11 7 (2.29%) GCIA
11 7 (2.29%) GCIH
12 6 (1.96%) CAPM
12 6 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (1.31%) ISEB
14 2 (0.65%) HNC
14 2 (0.65%) HND
14 2 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
15 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.92%) QA
2 4 (1.31%) GxP
2 4 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.98%) COBIT
3 3 (0.98%) COSO
3 3 (0.98%) PMBOK
3 3 (0.98%) SAS 70
4 2 (0.65%) SLA
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) HL7
5 1 (0.33%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.33%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.63%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (0.98%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 145 (47.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.88%) Oracle
3 15 (4.90%) Amdocs
4 12 (3.92%) Ericsson
4 12 (3.92%) Remedy
4 12 (3.92%) SAP
5 6 (1.96%) Planview
6 5 (1.63%) Intel Security
6 5 (1.63%) NetWitness
7 4 (1.31%) Citrix
7 4 (1.31%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.98%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco
8 3 (0.98%) Cognos
8 3 (0.98%) HP
8 3 (0.98%) IBM
8 3 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.98%) Siebel
8 3 (0.98%) VMware
9 2 (0.65%) Blue Coat
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