The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 54 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Project 268 199 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.91% 2.35% 2.52%
As % of the Applications category 18.12% 15.95% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 127 151
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £26.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 - £29.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £32.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +25.49%
Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1479 1248 1430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.07% 14.72% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 581 596
Average daily rate £320 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 165 172
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
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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 30 July 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
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 2014.

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 30 July 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
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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
Berkshire +21 68 £400 -3.03% 6
Buckinghamshire +18 66 £300 +15.48% 9
Hampshire -9 56 £275 -21.42% 3
Surrey +22 45 £375 - 10
Oxfordshire - 12 £450 - 2
Kent +1 5 £338 +68.75% 2
West Sussex -26 5 £413 +16.60% 3
Middlesex -10 2 £388 +1.30%
East Sussex -13 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 £420 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
MS Project
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MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 251 (48.46%) Project Management
2 227 (43.82%) PRINCE2
2 227 (43.82%) MS Excel
3 189 (36.49%) Microsoft
4 178 (34.36%) Finance
5 125 (24.13%) Security Cleared
6 107 (20.66%) MS Office
7 106 (20.46%) Project Planning
8 103 (19.88%) MS Visio
9 94 (18.15%) MS PowerPoint
9 94 (18.15%) SC Cleared
10 83 (16.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 69 (13.32%) SharePoint
12 56 (10.81%) Telecoms
13 55 (10.62%) Change Management
14 49 (9.46%) PMI Certification
15 46 (8.88%) ITIL
16 45 (8.69%) Programme Management
16 45 (8.69%) DV Cleared
17 44 (8.49%) Oracle
18 41 (7.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 40 (7.72%) Change Control
20 37 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 37 (7.14%) Risk Management
21 35 (6.76%) PMP
22 33 (6.37%) CRM
23 30 (5.79%) Degree
24 29 (5.60%) MS Project Server
25 27 (5.21%) Banking
26 26 (5.02%) PRINCE

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 69 (13.32%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.60%) MS Project Server
3 7 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.77%) Lync
6 3 (0.58%) FileNet
6 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.39%) IIS
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.19%) SAS
8 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 227 (43.82%) MS Excel
2 107 (20.66%) MS Office
3 103 (19.88%) MS Visio
4 94 (18.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.58%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.19%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.58%) Force.com
2 2 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.93%) LAN
1 10 (1.93%) WAN
2 8 (1.54%) ATM
2 8 (1.54%) SAN
3 5 (0.97%) SDH
3 5 (0.97%) Internet
4 3 (0.58%) VoIP
4 3 (0.58%) SSL
4 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.39%) Intranet
5 2 (0.39%) RTP
6 1 (0.19%) HTTP
6 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) GPRS
6 1 (0.19%) GSM
6 1 (0.19%) UMTS
6 1 (0.19%) IPv6
6 1 (0.19%) MPLS
6 1 (0.19%) Extranet
6 1 (0.19%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (1.16%) OLAP
3 5 (0.97%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.58%) MS Access
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.19%) Big Data
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.77%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.19%) XMLSpy
2 1 (0.19%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
General
1 178 (34.36%) Finance
2 56 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.21%) Banking
4 20 (3.86%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.12%) Billing
5 11 (2.12%) Retail
5 11 (2.12%) Marketing
5 11 (2.12%) Spanish Language
6 8 (1.54%) Advertising
7 7 (1.35%) Back Office
8 4 (0.77%) Legal
9 3 (0.58%) Publishing
9 3 (0.58%) Local Government
10 2 (0.39%) Automotive
10 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 179 (34.56%) Project Manager
2 78 (15.06%) Analyst
3 47 (9.07%) Coordinator
4 30 (5.79%) Project Coordinator
5 24 (4.63%) PMO Analyst
6 22 (4.25%) Administrator
7 20 (3.86%) Programme Manager
8 19 (3.67%) Business Analyst
8 19 (3.67%) Project Planner
8 19 (3.67%) Project Officer
9 18 (3.47%) Programme Planner
9 18 (3.47%) Project Support Officer
10 15 (2.90%) Programme Analyst
11 13 (2.51%) Project Administrator
11 13 (2.51%) Senior Manager
12 11 (2.12%) Consultant
13 10 (1.93%) Senior Project Manager
13 10 (1.93%) Service Manager
14 9 (1.74%) Programme Office Manager
14 9 (1.74%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.12%) .NET
2 5 (0.97%) Web Services
3 3 (0.58%) HTML
3 3 (0.58%) XML
3 3 (0.58%) Visualforce
4 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.19%) WML
5 1 (0.19%) CSS
5 1 (0.19%) JSP
5 1 (0.19%) SOAP
5 1 (0.19%) XSD
5 1 (0.19%) XSLT
5 1 (0.19%) ODBC
5 1 (0.19%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.19%) Flash
5 1 (0.19%) XHTML
5 1 (0.19%) EDI
5 1 (0.19%) WAP
5 1 (0.19%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.67%) Management Information System
2 16 (3.09%) PMI
3 7 (1.35%) Smart Meter
4 6 (1.16%) FMCG
5 5 (0.97%) EPoS
6 4 (0.77%) Kindle
6 4 (0.77%) NHS
7 3 (0.58%) Social Network
7 3 (0.58%) CMDB
7 3 (0.58%) Social Media
7 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.39%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.39%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.39%) Open Source
8 2 (0.39%) Economics
8 2 (0.39%) PKI
8 2 (0.39%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.39%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.44%) Windows
2 11 (2.12%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (0.97%) Linux
5 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.19%) UNIX
6 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (48.46%) Project Management
2 227 (43.82%) PRINCE2
3 106 (20.46%) Project Planning
4 83 (16.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (10.62%) Change Management
6 46 (8.88%) ITIL
7 45 (8.69%) Programme Management
8 40 (7.72%) Change Control
9 37 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 33 (6.37%) CRM
11 26 (5.02%) PRINCE
12 25 (4.83%) Configuration Management
12 25 (4.83%) Migration
13 23 (4.44%) Waterfall
14 21 (4.05%) Service Management
15 19 (3.67%) Service Delivery
16 18 (3.47%) Supplier Management
16 18 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (3.47%) ERP
17 15 (2.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.74%) SQL
2 7 (1.35%) Java
3 4 (0.77%) Apex Code
3 4 (0.77%) C
4 3 (0.58%) C#
4 3 (0.58%) VB
5 2 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (0.39%) ActionScript
5 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.19%) C++
6 1 (0.19%) Perl
6 1 (0.19%) PHP
6 1 (0.19%) VBA
6 1 (0.19%) Python
6 1 (0.19%) XPath
6 1 (0.19%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.19%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 125 (24.13%) Security Cleared
2 94 (18.15%) SC Cleared
3 49 (9.46%) PMI Certification
4 45 (8.69%) DV Cleared
5 41 (7.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 37 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 35 (6.76%) PMP
8 30 (5.79%) Degree
9 14 (2.70%) ISEB
10 7 (1.35%) HNC
10 7 (1.35%) HND
11 4 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.39%) APMP
13 2 (0.39%) PgMP
13 2 (0.39%) MAPM
13 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.19%) CCIE
14 1 (0.19%) CCNP
14 1 (0.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.32%) SLA
2 9 (1.74%) QA
3 8 (1.54%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.35%) P3O
5 5 (0.97%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (1.93%) SCCM
2 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.39%) OVSD
3 1 (0.19%) Netcool
Vendors
1 189 (36.49%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.49%) Oracle
3 16 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (3.09%) HP
4 14 (2.70%) SAP
5 13 (2.51%) Planview
6 9 (1.74%) VMware
7 8 (1.54%) EMC
8 7 (1.35%) NetApp
8 7 (1.35%) Primavera
9 4 (0.77%) Amdocs
9 4 (0.77%) Remedy
9 4 (0.77%) Cisco
9 4 (0.77%) IBM
10 3 (0.58%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.58%) Siebel
10 3 (0.58%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.39%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.39%) ArcSight
11 2 (0.39%) Casewise
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