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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 60 95 57
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -38
Contract jobs citing MS Project 262 176 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.82% 1.98% 2.79%
As % of the Applications category 17.97% 14.09% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 102 159
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £232 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £28.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 - £22.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 - £44.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +17.96%
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
1458 1249 1464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.71% 14.08% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 593 620
Average daily rate £325 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 138 175
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.02 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.97 £29.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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
Berkshire +36 74 £400 -5.88% 9
Hampshire +6 62 £335 -4.28% 8
Surrey +29 47 £375 - 13
Buckinghamshire +5 45 £328 +24.76% 2
Oxfordshire +17 14 £500 - 1
West Sussex -12 6 £536 +60.07% 3
East Sussex -11 5 £375 +20.00% 3
Middlesex -4 2 £388 +40.90% 1
Kent -4 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £420 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 254 (48.47%) Project Management
2 240 (45.80%) PRINCE2
3 226 (43.13%) MS Excel
4 196 (37.40%) Microsoft
5 166 (31.68%) Finance
6 139 (26.53%) Security Cleared
7 114 (21.76%) MS Office
8 112 (21.37%) SC Cleared
9 109 (20.80%) MS Visio
10 107 (20.42%) Project Planning
11 95 (18.13%) MS PowerPoint
12 77 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 62 (11.83%) SharePoint
14 58 (11.07%) Telecoms
15 54 (10.31%) ITIL
16 52 (9.92%) Programme Management
17 51 (9.73%) Change Management
18 50 (9.54%) PMI Certification
19 43 (8.21%) Oracle
19 43 (8.21%) Risk Management
20 42 (8.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 42 (8.02%) Change Control
21 37 (7.06%) DV Cleared
22 36 (6.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 33 (6.30%) PMP
24 30 (5.73%) Degree
25 29 (5.53%) CRM
26 28 (5.34%) Migration
27 26 (4.96%) MS Project Server
28 24 (4.58%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 62 (11.83%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.96%) MS Project Server
3 5 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (0.76%) Lync
5 3 (0.57%) FileNet
5 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.38%) CMS
6 2 (0.38%) IIS
6 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.19%) SAS
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 226 (43.13%) MS Excel
2 114 (21.76%) MS Office
3 109 (20.80%) MS Visio
4 95 (18.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.57%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) FastStats
7 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.19%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.57%) Force.com
1 3 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.10%) WAN
2 10 (1.91%) LAN
3 8 (1.53%) SAN
4 7 (1.34%) ATM
5 6 (1.15%) SDH
6 3 (0.57%) Internet
6 3 (0.57%) VoIP
6 3 (0.57%) SSL
6 3 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.38%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.38%) Firewall
7 2 (0.38%) Intranet
8 1 (0.19%) Extranet
8 1 (0.19%) RTP
8 1 (0.19%) MPLS
8 1 (0.19%) IPv6
8 1 (0.19%) DHCP
8 1 (0.19%) HTTP
8 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (0.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (0.57%) MS Access
4 3 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.38%) OLAP
6 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.19%) Big Data
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.76%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.19%) XMLSpy
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.19%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 166 (31.68%) Finance
2 58 (11.07%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.58%) Banking
4 17 (3.24%) Financial Institution
5 14 (2.67%) Marketing
6 13 (2.48%) Billing
7 11 (2.10%) Retail
8 8 (1.53%) Spanish Language
8 8 (1.53%) Back Office
8 8 (1.53%) Advertising
9 5 (0.95%) Publishing
9 5 (0.95%) Legal
10 4 (0.76%) Automotive
11 3 (0.57%) Local Government
12 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 179 (34.16%) Project Manager
2 75 (14.31%) Analyst
3 52 (9.92%) Coordinator
4 34 (6.49%) Project Coordinator
5 25 (4.77%) Project Planner
6 22 (4.20%) Administrator
6 22 (4.20%) Programme Manager
6 22 (4.20%) PMO Analyst
7 18 (3.44%) Project Officer
8 17 (3.24%) Business Analyst
8 17 (3.24%) Senior Manager
8 17 (3.24%) Project Support Officer
9 16 (3.05%) Programme Planner
10 15 (2.86%) Programme Analyst
11 14 (2.67%) Project Administrator
12 13 (2.48%) Senior Project Manager
13 11 (2.10%) Delivery Manager
13 11 (2.10%) Service Manager
13 11 (2.10%) PMO Administrator
14 10 (1.91%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.29%) .NET
2 5 (0.95%) Web Services
3 3 (0.57%) XML
3 3 (0.57%) HTML
3 3 (0.57%) Visualforce
3 3 (0.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.19%) Middleware
5 1 (0.19%) OLE DB
5 1 (0.19%) WAP
5 1 (0.19%) Flash
5 1 (0.19%) XHTML
5 1 (0.19%) EDI
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
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.01%) Management Information System
2 18 (3.44%) PMI
3 7 (1.34%) Smart Meter
4 5 (0.95%) FMCG
4 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (0.76%) Kindle
5 4 (0.76%) EPoS
5 4 (0.76%) NHS
6 3 (0.57%) Social Media
6 3 (0.57%) CMDB
7 2 (0.38%) PKI
7 2 (0.38%) Social Network
7 2 (0.38%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.38%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.38%) Open Source
7 2 (0.38%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.38%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.19%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.19%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.58%) Windows
2 10 (1.91%) Windows 7
3 8 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (0.95%) Linux
5 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.19%) UNIX
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (48.47%) Project Management
2 240 (45.80%) PRINCE2
3 107 (20.42%) Project Planning
4 77 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (10.31%) ITIL
6 52 (9.92%) Programme Management
7 51 (9.73%) Change Management
8 43 (8.21%) Risk Management
9 42 (8.02%) Change Control
10 29 (5.53%) CRM
11 28 (5.34%) Migration
12 24 (4.58%) Waterfall
13 23 (4.39%) ERP
13 23 (4.39%) Service Management
14 21 (4.01%) PRINCE
15 20 (3.82%) Service Delivery
16 17 (3.24%) Matrix Management
16 17 (3.24%) Configuration Management
17 16 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (2.67%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.91%) SQL
2 7 (1.34%) Java
3 4 (0.76%) Apex Code
4 3 (0.57%) VB
4 3 (0.57%) C#
5 2 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (0.38%) C
5 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.38%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.19%) PowerHouse
6 1 (0.19%) Python
6 1 (0.19%) VBA
6 1 (0.19%) Perl
6 1 (0.19%) PHP
6 1 (0.19%) C++
6 1 (0.19%) TTCN
6 1 (0.19%) R
6 1 (0.19%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 139 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 112 (21.37%) SC Cleared
3 50 (9.54%) PMI Certification
4 42 (8.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 37 (7.06%) DV Cleared
6 36 (6.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 33 (6.30%) PMP
8 30 (5.73%) Degree
9 16 (3.05%) ISEB
10 7 (1.34%) HNC
10 7 (1.34%) HND
11 5 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.38%) MAPM
13 2 (0.38%) APMP
13 2 (0.38%) PgMP
13 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.19%) CCIE
14 1 (0.19%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.67%) SLA
2 7 (1.34%) P3O
2 7 (1.34%) QA
3 6 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.95%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (1.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.34%) SCCM
2 3 (0.57%) OVSD
3 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.19%) Netcool
4 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 196 (37.40%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.21%) Oracle
3 19 (3.63%) SAP
4 15 (2.86%) HP
5 10 (1.91%) Planview
5 10 (1.91%) VMware
6 8 (1.53%) EMC
7 7 (1.34%) NetApp
7 7 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.34%) Primavera
8 5 (0.95%) Cisco
8 5 (0.95%) IBM
8 5 (0.95%) Amdocs
9 4 (0.76%) Remedy
10 3 (0.57%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.57%) Avaya
10 3 (0.57%) Siebel
10 3 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.57%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.57%) Casewise
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East Sussex
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Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £575 per day
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Surrey
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Rate: £280 - £310 per day
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Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
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Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
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Rate: From £150 to £180 per day
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Rate: £200.00 - £260.00 per annum + Decent company
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