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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 115 89 60
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -29
Contract jobs citing MS Project 155 197 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.81% 2.08% 2.85%
As % of the Applications category 15.35% 14.38% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 107 123
Average daily rate £375 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £367 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.83% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £20.35 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+93.19% -27.33%
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
1010 1370 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.80% 14.47% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 665 608
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 134 148
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.90 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +2.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +2 62 £375 - 9
Berkshire +3 37 £375 +7.14% 7
Surrey -7 18 £413 -4.06% 8
Buckinghamshire -14 15 £257 +2.70% 4
West Sussex +4 10 £413 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +3 5 £500 +107.25% 2
Kent - 4 - - 1
Middlesex 0 2 £200 -42.85%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 186 (53.76%) Project Management
2 169 (48.84%) MS Excel
3 129 (37.28%) Microsoft
4 128 (36.99%) PRINCE2
5 125 (36.13%) Finance
6 95 (27.46%) Security Cleared
7 81 (23.41%) SC Cleared
8 70 (20.23%) ITIL
8 70 (20.23%) MS Office
9 66 (19.08%) SharePoint
10 62 (17.92%) Project Planning
11 55 (15.90%) MS Visio
12 53 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 51 (14.74%) PMI Certification
14 48 (13.87%) MS PowerPoint
15 43 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (12.43%) Programme Management
16 42 (12.14%) Telecoms
17 41 (11.85%) PMP
18 39 (11.27%) Oracle
18 39 (11.27%) Degree
19 34 (9.83%) Management Information System
20 32 (9.25%) PRINCE
21 30 (8.67%) Migration
22 29 (8.38%) Change Control
23 28 (8.09%) Change Management
24 27 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
25 25 (7.23%) Project Governance
26 24 (6.94%) Data Centre
27 23 (6.65%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 66 (19.08%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.02%) MS Project Server
3 4 (1.16%) Confluence
4 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.58%) CMS
5 2 (0.58%) SAS
5 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 169 (48.84%) MS Excel
2 70 (20.23%) MS Office
3 55 (15.90%) MS Visio
4 48 (13.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.45%) Acrobat
6 5 (1.45%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.89%) Primavera
2 3 (0.87%) Infor LN
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.29%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) SaaS
1 2 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.89%) ATM
2 6 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.45%) HTTP
3 5 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (1.45%) LTE
3 5 (1.45%) SSH
3 5 (1.45%) SSL
3 5 (1.45%) VoLTE
3 5 (1.45%) VPN
4 4 (1.16%) Firewall
4 4 (1.16%) LAN
5 3 (0.87%) WAN
6 2 (0.58%) Internet
6 2 (0.58%) SAN
6 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.29%) Extranet
7 1 (0.29%) Intranet
7 1 (0.29%) NAS
7 1 (0.29%) Network Security
7 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.31%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (0.87%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.29%) Big Data
4 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.29%) DataStage
4 1 (0.29%) GIS
4 1 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.29%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.29%) QlikView
4 1 (0.29%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.16%) JIRA
2 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.58%) Rational Rose
2 2 (0.58%) Selenium
2 2 (0.58%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.58%) WatiN
2 2 (0.58%) WATIR
3 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
General
1 125 (36.13%) Finance
2 42 (12.14%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.89%) Marketing
4 9 (2.60%) Spanish Language
5 8 (2.31%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.02%) Banking
7 6 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.45%) Portuguese Language
8 5 (1.45%) Publishing
9 4 (1.16%) Billing
9 4 (1.16%) Retail
10 3 (0.87%) Legal
11 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.58%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Automotive
12 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 137 (39.60%) Project Manager
2 46 (13.29%) Analyst
3 31 (8.96%) Coordinator
3 31 (8.96%) Project Planner
4 23 (6.65%) Infrastructure Manager
5 22 (6.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 19 (5.49%) Project Coordinator
6 19 (5.49%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 18 (5.20%) PMO Analyst
8 16 (4.62%) PMO Manager
9 15 (4.34%) IT Manager
10 14 (4.05%) Programme Planner
10 14 (4.05%) Project Officer
11 11 (3.18%) Senior Manager
11 11 (3.18%) Senior Project Manager
11 11 (3.18%) Telecoms Manager
12 10 (2.89%) Administrator
12 10 (2.89%) Project Analyst
13 9 (2.60%) IT Project Manager
13 9 (2.60%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.45%) Middleware
2 3 (0.87%) .NET
2 3 (0.87%) HTML
3 2 (0.58%) EDI
3 2 (0.58%) EDIFACT
3 2 (0.58%) XML
4 1 (0.29%) SOAP
4 1 (0.29%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.83%) Management Information System
2 27 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.94%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.62%) PMI
5 6 (1.73%) PKI
5 6 (1.73%) Smart Meter
6 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.87%) Driving Licence
6 3 (0.87%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.58%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.58%) Life Science
7 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.58%) Pharmacovigilance
7 2 (0.58%) Statistics
7 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.29%) Economics
8 1 (0.29%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.65%) Windows
2 11 (3.18%) Linux
3 9 (2.60%) Unix
4 8 (2.31%) AIX
5 6 (1.73%) Solaris
6 4 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.29%) HPUX
9 1 (0.29%) SUSE
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (53.76%) Project Management
2 128 (36.99%) PRINCE2
3 70 (20.23%) ITIL
4 62 (17.92%) Project Planning
5 53 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (12.43%) Programme Management
7 32 (9.25%) PRINCE
8 30 (8.67%) Migration
9 29 (8.38%) Change Control
10 28 (8.09%) Change Management
11 25 (7.23%) Project Governance
12 18 (5.20%) Risk Management
13 17 (4.91%) Process Improvement
14 16 (4.62%) CRM
14 16 (4.62%) Mentoring
14 16 (4.62%) Service Delivery
15 15 (4.34%) SDLC
16 14 (4.05%) Earned Value Management
16 14 (4.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.36%) SQL
2 12 (3.47%) C
3 3 (0.87%) C#
3 3 (0.87%) C++
4 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.58%) VB
4 2 (0.58%) VBA
4 2 (0.58%) VBScript
5 1 (0.29%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.29%) Java
5 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (27.46%) Security Cleared
2 81 (23.41%) SC Cleared
3 51 (14.74%) PMI Certification
4 41 (11.85%) PMP
5 39 (11.27%) Degree
6 17 (4.91%) DV Cleared
7 14 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (3.18%) ISEB
9 11 (3.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (2.89%) APMP
11 6 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.45%) CAPM
12 5 (1.45%) CISSP
12 5 (1.45%) GCIA
12 5 (1.45%) GCIH
13 3 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.58%) CBAP
14 2 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.58%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.34%) QA
2 7 (2.02%) PMBOK
3 5 (1.45%) COBIT
3 5 (1.45%) COSO
3 5 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.45%) SAS 70
4 3 (0.87%) P3O
4 3 (0.87%) SLA
5 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.58%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.29%) GAMP
6 1 (0.29%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (1.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.29%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 129 (37.28%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.27%) Oracle
3 12 (3.47%) Planview
4 9 (2.60%) SAP
5 8 (2.31%) HP
6 7 (2.02%) Amdocs
7 6 (1.73%) Cisco
7 6 (1.73%) Remedy
8 5 (1.45%) Adobe
8 5 (1.45%) Citrix
8 5 (1.45%) Ericsson
8 5 (1.45%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.16%) VMware
10 3 (0.87%) Baan
10 3 (0.87%) Cognos
10 3 (0.87%) Infor
11 2 (0.58%) EMC
11 2 (0.58%) IBM
11 2 (0.58%) NetApp
11 2 (0.58%) Red Hat
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
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