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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 168 98 63
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -35
Contract jobs citing MS Project 98 212 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 2.16% 2.86%
As % of the Applications category 9.25% 16.05% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 132 144
Median daily rate £400 £348 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -9.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £226 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +40.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £17.90 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £25.17 £22.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +34.37%
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
1059 1321 1470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.31% 13.48% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 697 725
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 130 153
Median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.44 £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Hampshire -29 32 £315 -3.07% 7
Berkshire -7 26 £450 +59.29% 2
Oxfordshire -6 8 £456 +62.22% 3
Buckinghamshire -27 8 £475 +18.75% 1
West Sussex -1 6 £425 +5.59% 2
Middlesex +4 5 £155 -77.85%
East Sussex 0 5 £203 -40.44% 2
Surrey -10 4 £295 -34.44% 4
Kent +7 3 £425 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 135 (53.15%) Project Management
2 122 (48.03%) MS Excel
3 121 (47.64%) Microsoft
4 93 (36.61%) PRINCE2
5 85 (33.46%) Finance
6 48 (18.90%) Security Cleared
7 44 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (16.93%) MS PowerPoint
9 40 (15.75%) SC Cleared
10 38 (14.96%) MS Office
11 35 (13.78%) ITIL
11 35 (13.78%) Telecoms
11 35 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (12.60%) Change Control
14 30 (11.81%) Project Planning
14 30 (11.81%) MS Visio
15 28 (11.02%) Management Information System
16 27 (10.63%) Change Management
16 27 (10.63%) SharePoint
16 27 (10.63%) Programme Management
17 26 (10.24%) Degree
17 26 (10.24%) SDLC
18 25 (9.84%) ITIL V3
19 24 (9.45%) PMI Certification
20 17 (6.69%) Unix
20 17 (6.69%) Windows
20 17 (6.69%) Amdocs
21 16 (6.30%) Risk Management
22 15 (5.91%) Migration

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 27 (10.63%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.72%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.39%) Confluence
4 1 (0.39%) IIS
4 1 (0.39%) SAS
4 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 122 (48.03%) MS Excel
2 43 (16.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 38 (14.96%) MS Office
4 30 (11.81%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.39%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) assyst
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.39%) Primavera
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.97%) Office 365
2 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.79%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.12%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (4.33%) LTE
2 11 (4.33%) VoLTE
3 5 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.57%) SAN
5 3 (1.18%) ATM
5 3 (1.18%) HTTP
5 3 (1.18%) SDH
5 3 (1.18%) SSH
5 3 (1.18%) SSL
5 3 (1.18%) VPN
6 2 (0.79%) NAS
7 1 (0.39%) Firewall
7 1 (0.39%) LAN
7 1 (0.39%) RS-232
7 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (0.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) Big Data
2 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.39%) DataStage
2 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.39%) MS Access
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (0.39%) QlikView
2 1 (0.39%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) JIRA
2 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.39%) TestRail
3 1 (0.39%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.39%) VectorCAST
General
1 85 (33.46%) Finance
2 35 (13.78%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.97%) Marketing
4 4 (1.57%) Banking
5 3 (1.18%) Automotive
5 3 (1.18%) Legal
5 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.18%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.79%) Electronics
6 2 (0.79%) Law
6 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (42.13%) Project Manager
2 41 (16.14%) Analyst
3 20 (7.87%) Coordinator
4 16 (6.30%) PMO Analyst
5 15 (5.91%) Consultant
5 15 (5.91%) IT Manager
5 15 (5.91%) IT Project Manager
6 14 (5.51%) Project Planner
6 14 (5.51%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 13 (5.12%) Project Coordinator
8 11 (4.33%) Business Analyst
9 10 (3.94%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (3.94%) Junior
9 10 (3.94%) PMO Manager
10 9 (3.54%) Implementation Engineer
10 9 (3.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 9 (3.54%) Voice Project Manager
11 8 (3.15%) Business Consultant
11 8 (3.15%) Junior Project Manager
11 8 (3.15%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.72%) .NET
2 9 (3.54%) XML
3 7 (2.76%) HTML
4 4 (1.57%) Middleware
5 2 (0.79%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.39%) Web Services
6 1 (0.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (11.02%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.12%) PMI
4 6 (2.36%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.36%) Economics
5 3 (1.18%) PKI
5 3 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.79%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (0.79%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.39%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.39%) iPad
7 1 (0.39%) iPhone
7 1 (0.39%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.39%) RIA
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.69%) Unix
1 17 (6.69%) Windows
2 7 (2.76%) Solaris
3 6 (2.36%) AIX
4 4 (1.57%) Linux
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (53.15%) Project Management
2 93 (36.61%) PRINCE2
3 35 (13.78%) ITIL
3 35 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (12.60%) Change Control
6 30 (11.81%) Project Planning
7 27 (10.63%) Change Management
7 27 (10.63%) Programme Management
8 26 (10.24%) SDLC
9 25 (9.84%) ITIL V3
10 16 (6.30%) Risk Management
11 15 (5.91%) Coaching
11 15 (5.91%) Migration
12 14 (5.51%) CRM
13 13 (5.12%) Time Management
14 12 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (4.33%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (4.33%) Mentoring
16 10 (3.94%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.33%) SQL
2 9 (3.54%) C++
2 9 (3.54%) Java
3 2 (0.79%) C
3 2 (0.79%) C#
3 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.39%) VB
4 1 (0.39%) VBA
4 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (18.90%) Security Cleared
2 40 (15.75%) SC Cleared
3 26 (10.24%) Degree
4 24 (9.45%) PMI Certification
5 13 (5.12%) PMP
6 8 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (2.76%) CISSP
7 7 (2.76%) GCIA
7 7 (2.76%) GCIH
8 6 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.97%) CAPM
10 4 (1.57%) APMP
10 4 (1.57%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.18%) ISEB
12 2 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.39%) HNC
13 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.97%) QA
2 4 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.18%) COBIT
3 3 (1.18%) COSO
3 3 (1.18%) SAS 70
4 2 (0.79%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.79%) SLA
5 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) HL7
5 1 (0.39%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.39%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.97%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 121 (47.64%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.69%) Amdocs
3 14 (5.51%) Ericsson
4 13 (5.12%) Remedy
5 10 (3.94%) Oracle
6 7 (2.76%) SAP
7 5 (1.97%) Intel Security
7 5 (1.97%) NetWitness
8 3 (1.18%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.18%) Cisco
8 3 (1.18%) HP
8 3 (1.18%) iManage
8 3 (1.18%) Planview
8 3 (1.18%) Siebel
9 2 (0.79%) Citrix
9 2 (0.79%) IBM
9 2 (0.79%) Qualys
9 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.79%) VMware
9 2 (0.79%) webMethods
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