The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 62 42 62
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing MS Project 91 73 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.73% 3.23% 2.38%
As % of the Applications category 19.00% 19.31% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 57 54
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£380 £351 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.41% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £412 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £71.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 - £23.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 - £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.63% -30.90%
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 West region.

Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
479 378 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.36% 16.74% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 232 218
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £145 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 54 33
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.13 £15.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £37.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the South West region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the South West region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Bristol -18 27 £390 +6.84% 5
Wiltshire -5 26 £388 +10.55% 3
Devon -4 21 £400 +12.28%
Gloucestershire -10 11 £372 +29.48% 1
Dorset 0 2 £215 -46.25% 1
Cornwall - 1 £238 -
Somerset - 1 £250 - 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 96 (53.93%) PRINCE2
2 91 (51.12%) Project Management
3 81 (45.51%) Microsoft
4 72 (40.45%) MS Excel
4 72 (40.45%) Finance
5 55 (30.90%) Security Cleared
6 38 (21.35%) MS Office
6 38 (21.35%) SC Cleared
7 33 (18.54%) Change Management
8 32 (17.98%) Banking
9 31 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (16.29%) Retail
11 28 (15.73%) MS PowerPoint
12 25 (14.04%) Retail Banking
12 25 (14.04%) MS Visio
13 24 (13.48%) Project Planning
14 21 (11.80%) Risk Management
15 20 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (10.67%) Oracle
16 19 (10.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 18 (10.11%) Business Analysis
18 17 (9.55%) Change Control
19 16 (8.99%) PMI Certification
19 16 (8.99%) Programme Management
20 15 (8.43%) MS Project Server
20 15 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 15 (8.43%) SQL
21 14 (7.87%) SAS
22 13 (7.30%) SharePoint
23 12 (6.74%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 15 (8.43%) MS Project Server
2 14 (7.87%) SAS
3 13 (7.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 72 (40.45%) MS Excel
2 38 (21.35%) MS Office
3 28 (15.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (14.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.62%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 72 (40.45%) Finance
2 32 (17.98%) Banking
3 29 (16.29%) Retail
4 25 (14.04%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.12%) Local Government
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Military
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (30.34%) Analyst
2 52 (29.21%) Project Manager
3 27 (15.17%) PMO Analyst
4 20 (11.24%) Project Planner
5 17 (9.55%) Business Analyst
6 16 (8.99%) Programme Analyst
7 14 (7.87%) Programme Office Analyst
8 9 (5.06%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (4.49%) Project Analyst
10 7 (3.93%) Coordinator
11 6 (3.37%) Technical Project Manager
11 6 (3.37%) Project Coordinator
11 6 (3.37%) Administrator
11 6 (3.37%) Technical Manager
12 5 (2.81%) Project Support Officer
12 5 (2.81%) Contracts Manager
12 5 (2.81%) Project Officer
12 5 (2.81%) Support Analyst
13 4 (2.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.49%) .NET
2 5 (2.81%) Middleware
2 5 (2.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (2.25%) XML
4 2 (1.12%) XSLT
4 2 (1.12%) Web Services
5 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.18%) PMI
2 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.56%) Robotics
3 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.49%) Windows
2 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (53.93%) PRINCE2
2 91 (51.12%) Project Management
3 33 (18.54%) Change Management
4 31 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (13.48%) Project Planning
6 21 (11.80%) Risk Management
7 20 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (10.11%) Business Analysis
9 17 (9.55%) Change Control
10 16 (8.99%) Programme Management
11 12 (6.74%) Waterfall
12 11 (6.18%) Data Analysis
12 11 (6.18%) ITIL
13 10 (5.62%) Software Engineering
14 9 (5.06%) Strategic Planning
14 9 (5.06%) Critical Path Analysis
14 9 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (5.06%) Time Management
15 7 (3.93%) Portfolio Management
15 7 (3.93%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.43%) SQL
2 7 (3.93%) C
3 5 (2.81%) Java
4 3 (1.69%) C#
4 3 (1.69%) VBA
5 2 (1.12%) VB
5 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (30.90%) Security Cleared
2 38 (21.35%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 16 (8.99%) PMI Certification
5 15 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (6.74%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.62%) PMP
8 7 (3.93%) ISEB
9 4 (2.25%) APMP
10 3 (1.69%) Degree
11 2 (1.12%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) QA
2 6 (3.37%) P3O
3 4 (2.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.56%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 81 (45.51%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.67%) Oracle
3 10 (5.62%) Casewise
4 6 (3.37%) Primavera
4 6 (3.37%) SAP
4 6 (3.37%) HP
5 5 (2.81%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.69%) Niku
7 1 (0.56%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.56%) Cognos
7 1 (0.56%) Citrix
7 1 (0.56%) CA
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