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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 110 106 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Project 141 180 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.82% 1.90% 2.01%
As % of the Applications category 14.07% 15.09% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 106 125
Median daily rate £380 £375 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +26.12%
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
1002 1193 1455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.95% 12.61% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 621 672
Median daily rate £340 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 138 208
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.00 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 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 -7 45 £425 +41.66% 5
Hampshire -8 31 £317 -20.87% 9
Buckinghamshire +8 18 £396 +50.10%
West Sussex +6 14 £300 -31.81% 2
Oxfordshire +3 11 £400 +6.66% 1
Surrey +23 7 £445 +27.14% 1
Kent +6 6 £463 +32.14%
East Sussex +13 3 £382 +1.73%
Middlesex -8 2 £188 -39.51%
Home Counties +2 1 £325 -18.75%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 139 (55.82%) MS Excel
2 138 (55.42%) Project Management
3 128 (51.41%) Microsoft
4 91 (36.55%) PRINCE2
5 89 (35.74%) Finance
6 56 (22.49%) MS Office
7 47 (18.88%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (18.47%) Security Cleared
9 45 (18.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (16.87%) MS PowerPoint
11 40 (16.06%) ITIL
11 40 (16.06%) Management Information System
11 40 (16.06%) Change Management
12 38 (15.26%) SharePoint
12 38 (15.26%) SC Cleared
13 34 (13.65%) Telecoms
14 32 (12.85%) Project Planning
15 30 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (11.65%) MS Visio
17 28 (11.24%) Programme Management
18 27 (10.84%) Remedy
19 25 (10.04%) ITIL V3
20 24 (9.64%) Risk Management
21 22 (8.84%) LTE
22 21 (8.43%) VoLTE
22 21 (8.43%) Wi-Fi
22 21 (8.43%) Ericsson
23 17 (6.83%) Degree
23 17 (6.83%) Migration
24 15 (6.02%) Windows

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 38 (15.26%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.02%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.40%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 139 (55.82%) MS Excel
2 56 (22.49%) MS Office
3 42 (16.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (11.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Primavera
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.84%) LTE
2 21 (8.43%) VoLTE
2 21 (8.43%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.61%) HTTP
3 4 (1.61%) SSH
3 4 (1.61%) SSL
3 4 (1.61%) VPN
4 2 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.80%) LAN
5 1 (0.40%) 3G
5 1 (0.40%) 4G
5 1 (0.40%) ATM
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
5 1 (0.40%) NAS
5 1 (0.40%) SAN
5 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.40%) DB2
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.40%) QlikView
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.40%) TestRail
2 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 89 (35.74%) Finance
2 34 (13.65%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.61%) Legal
4 7 (2.81%) Banking
5 6 (2.41%) Marketing
6 5 (2.01%) Law
7 4 (1.61%) Retail
8 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.80%) German Language
9 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.80%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
10 1 (0.40%) Local Government
10 1 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (44.98%) Project Manager
2 40 (16.06%) Analyst
3 21 (8.43%) Voice Project Manager
4 18 (7.23%) PMO Analyst
5 16 (6.43%) Coordinator
6 15 (6.02%) Project Coordinator
7 14 (5.62%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 13 (5.22%) IT Manager
8 13 (5.22%) IT Project Manager
9 11 (4.42%) Administrator
9 11 (4.42%) Consultant
10 10 (4.02%) Project Analyst
10 10 (4.02%) Project Planner
11 8 (3.21%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.21%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (3.21%) Project Administrator
12 7 (2.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 7 (2.81%) Network Manager
12 7 (2.81%) PMO Manager
12 7 (2.81%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.41%) .NET
1 6 (2.41%) XML
2 5 (2.01%) HTML
2 5 (2.01%) Middleware
3 1 (0.40%) WCF
3 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.88%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (16.06%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.42%) PMI
4 8 (3.21%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.81%) Economics
6 5 (2.01%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.61%) Learning Management System
7 4 (1.61%) PKI
8 2 (0.80%) CCTV
8 2 (0.80%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.40%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.40%) iPhone
9 1 (0.40%) RIA
9 1 (0.40%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.40%) Statistics
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.02%) Windows
2 8 (3.21%) Unix
3 6 (2.41%) Linux
3 6 (2.41%) Solaris
4 4 (1.61%) AIX
5 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (55.42%) Project Management
2 91 (36.55%) PRINCE2
3 45 (18.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (16.06%) Change Management
4 40 (16.06%) ITIL
5 32 (12.85%) Project Planning
6 30 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (11.24%) Programme Management
8 25 (10.04%) ITIL V3
9 24 (9.64%) Risk Management
10 17 (6.83%) Migration
11 15 (6.02%) Coaching
11 15 (6.02%) SDLC
12 14 (5.62%) Document Management
13 13 (5.22%) Change Control
14 12 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (4.02%) CRM
15 10 (4.02%) Logistics
15 10 (4.02%) Matrix Organization
16 9 (3.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.81%) SQL
2 5 (2.01%) Java
3 3 (1.20%) C++
4 2 (0.80%) VB
5 1 (0.40%) C
5 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 46 (18.47%) Security Cleared
2 38 (15.26%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.83%) Degree
4 14 (5.62%) PMI Certification
4 14 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (5.22%) APMP
6 12 (4.82%) PMP
7 8 (3.21%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.61%) CISSP
9 4 (1.61%) GCIA
9 4 (1.61%) GCIH
10 3 (1.20%) CEH
10 3 (1.20%) CREST Certified
10 3 (1.20%) OSCP
11 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.80%) HND
11 2 (0.80%) MBA
12 1 (0.40%) HNC
12 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.61%) QA
2 6 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.61%) COBIT
3 4 (1.61%) COSO
3 4 (1.61%) SAS 70
4 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.40%) GMP
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) RSA Security Analytics
1 2 (0.80%) SCCM
2 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 128 (51.41%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.84%) Remedy
3 21 (8.43%) Ericsson
4 8 (3.21%) Oracle
5 5 (2.01%) HP
6 4 (1.61%) Cisco
6 4 (1.61%) Planview
6 4 (1.61%) VMware
7 3 (1.20%) iManage
7 3 (1.20%) SAP
8 2 (0.80%) Amdocs
8 2 (0.80%) Blue Coat
8 2 (0.80%) BT
8 2 (0.80%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.80%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.80%) Citrix
8 2 (0.80%) Intel Security
8 2 (0.80%) NetWitness
8 2 (0.80%) Qualys
9 1 (0.40%) IBM
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