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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
England / South West
Rank 62 110 92
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Project 77 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.85% 1.17% 1.80%
As % of the Applications category 26.01% 10.32% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 44
Median daily rate £380 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £364 £364
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +91.18%

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
296 339 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.95% 11.32% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 202 197
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £141 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 44 50
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £13.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +52.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.22 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +35 55 £340 -4.56% 3
Bristol +8 9 £420 +35.48% 5
Devon +4 6 £500 -
Somerset +1 2 £373 +96.05%
Gloucestershire 0 2 £383 -3.16%
Dorset +1 1 £475 +26.66%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 73 (62.93%) Finance
2 69 (59.48%) Security Cleared
3 63 (54.31%) Project Management
4 61 (52.59%) SC Cleared
5 54 (46.55%) Microsoft
5 54 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (40.52%) Project Planning
7 46 (39.66%) Programme Management
8 38 (32.76%) MS Office
9 36 (31.03%) SharePoint
10 35 (30.17%) MS Excel
11 28 (24.14%) Office 365
12 27 (23.28%) PRINCE2
12 27 (23.28%) SharePoint Server
13 19 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (16.38%) Marketing
14 18 (15.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 18 (15.52%) SAP
14 18 (15.52%) Manufacturing
14 18 (15.52%) Electronics
14 18 (15.52%) Telecoms
14 18 (15.52%) Digital Marketing
15 16 (13.79%) DV Cleared
15 16 (13.79%) ERP
16 13 (11.21%) SQL
16 13 (11.21%) Performance Monitoring
17 12 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
18 11 (9.48%) Oracle BI EE
18 11 (9.48%) Oracle EBS R12

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 36 (31.03%) SharePoint
2 27 (23.28%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.45%) MS Project Server
4 3 (2.59%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (32.76%) MS Office
2 35 (30.17%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (6.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (15.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (9.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (3.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Firewall
1 3 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (2.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.48%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (3.45%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) JIRA
1 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (62.93%) Finance
2 19 (16.38%) Marketing
3 18 (15.52%) Electronics
3 18 (15.52%) Manufacturing
3 18 (15.52%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.17%) Banking
4 6 (5.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.72%) Billing
5 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (19.83%) Project Planner
2 22 (18.97%) Project Manager
3 16 (13.79%) Coordinator
3 16 (13.79%) Project Coordinator
4 13 (11.21%) Analyst
5 9 (7.76%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (5.17%) Consultant
6 6 (5.17%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (5.17%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 6 (5.17%) PMO Support Analyst
6 6 (5.17%) Project Analyst
6 6 (5.17%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (4.31%) Project Officer
7 5 (4.31%) Project Support Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) Project Support Officer
7 5 (4.31%) Support Officer
7 5 (4.31%) Technical Leader
8 3 (2.59%) Hyperion Consultant
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Applications Consultant
8 3 (2.59%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) .NET
1 3 (2.59%) AppFabric
1 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.59%) WCF
1 3 (2.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.90%) PMI
3 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.72%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.86%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.31%) Project Management
2 54 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (40.52%) Project Planning
4 46 (39.66%) Programme Management
5 27 (23.28%) PRINCE2
6 19 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (15.52%) Digital Marketing
8 16 (13.79%) ERP
9 13 (11.21%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
11 11 (9.48%) Risk Management
12 10 (8.62%) Migration
12 10 (8.62%) PRINCE
13 8 (6.90%) Performance Management
13 8 (6.90%) Validation
14 7 (6.03%) Change Control
14 7 (6.03%) Portfolio Management
15 6 (5.17%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
15 6 (5.17%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.21%) SQL
2 11 (9.48%) PL/SQL
3 6 (5.17%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (59.48%) Security Cleared
2 61 (52.59%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.79%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.76%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.45%) Degree
6 3 (2.59%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.59%) CHECK Team Member
6 3 (2.59%) CISM
6 3 (2.59%) CREST Certified
6 3 (2.59%) ISEB
6 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.86%) APMP
8 1 (0.86%) CISSP
8 1 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.59%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (46.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.52%) SAP
3 11 (9.48%) Hyperion
3 11 (9.48%) Oracle
4 3 (2.59%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.86%) IFS
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