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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 74 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Project 71 83 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.28% 2.88% 2.21%
As % of the Applications category 19.67% 19.04% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 32
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£378 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £214 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £94.41 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+396.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £18.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.45%
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
361 436 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.60% 15.11% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 272 145
Average daily rate £350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £173 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £451 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 61 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £40.50 £18.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MS Project Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 July 2015. 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
Wiltshire -8 24 £375 +15.38% 3
Bristol +1 20 £345 +7.81% 3
Gloucestershire +2 11 £420 +0.29% 2
Dorset +5 5 £344 -1.78% 2
Devon -10 5 £388 -3.12%
Somerset +5 3 £405 +9.83% 1
Cornwall +1 1 £300 +23.07%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 66 (50.77%) Finance
2 60 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 56 (43.08%) Project Management
4 54 (41.54%) MS Excel
5 46 (35.38%) Microsoft
6 41 (31.54%) MS Office
7 30 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 28 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (17.69%) SC Cleared
10 22 (16.92%) Change Management
11 21 (16.15%) MS Visio
11 21 (16.15%) Banking
12 19 (14.62%) Retail
13 18 (13.85%) ITIL
13 18 (13.85%) Telecoms
13 18 (13.85%) Scrum
14 17 (13.08%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (12.31%) Programme Management
16 14 (10.77%) Risk Management
16 14 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (10.00%) Change Control
18 12 (9.23%) Project Planning
18 12 (9.23%) SQL
19 11 (8.46%) SharePoint
19 11 (8.46%) Marketing
20 10 (7.69%) VBA
20 10 (7.69%) Manufacturing
21 9 (6.92%) Electronics
21 9 (6.92%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (8.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.85%) SAS
3 4 (3.08%) MS Project Server
4 3 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.77%) Drupal
5 1 (0.77%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.77%) Lync
5 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.77%) IIS
Applications
1 54 (41.54%) MS Excel
2 41 (31.54%) MS Office
3 21 (16.15%) MS Visio
4 17 (13.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.77%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (6.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.77%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.08%) Internet
2 3 (2.31%) Firewall
3 2 (1.54%) ATM
3 2 (1.54%) LAN
3 2 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.77%) DNS
4 1 (0.77%) Intranet
4 1 (0.77%) DHCP
4 1 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (3.85%) MS Access
4 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
General
1 66 (50.77%) Finance
2 21 (16.15%) Banking
3 19 (14.62%) Retail
4 18 (13.85%) Telecoms
5 11 (8.46%) Marketing
6 10 (7.69%) Manufacturing
7 9 (6.92%) Retail Banking
7 9 (6.92%) Electronics
8 8 (6.15%) Games
9 6 (4.62%) Local Government
10 3 (2.31%) Billing
11 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.77%) Military
12 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.77%) Back Office
12 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.77%) Law
12 1 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 31 (23.85%) Analyst
3 18 (13.85%) PMO Analyst
4 8 (6.15%) Project Support Officer
4 8 (6.15%) Project Officer
5 7 (5.38%) Programme Office Analyst
5 7 (5.38%) Programme Analyst
6 6 (4.62%) PMO Manager
6 6 (4.62%) Coordinator
6 6 (4.62%) Developer
6 6 (4.62%) Programmer
6 6 (4.62%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (3.85%) Junior
7 5 (3.85%) Programme Planner
8 4 (3.08%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.08%) Project Planner
8 4 (3.08%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (3.08%) Consultant
8 4 (3.08%) Junior Project Manager
9 3 (2.31%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.85%) .NET
1 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 5 (3.85%) XML
2 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (3.08%) CSS
2 4 (3.08%) HTML
2 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (0.77%) Web Services
3 1 (0.77%) COM
3 1 (0.77%) AppFabric
3 1 (0.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.92%) DTV
2 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.31%) PMI
4 3 (2.31%) NHS
4 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.54%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.54%) Social Media
5 2 (1.54%) User Experience
6 1 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.77%) Windows
1 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 56 (43.08%) Project Management
3 28 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (16.92%) Change Management
5 18 (13.85%) Scrum
5 18 (13.85%) ITIL
6 16 (12.31%) Programme Management
7 14 (10.77%) Risk Management
7 14 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (10.00%) Change Control
9 12 (9.23%) Project Planning
10 9 (6.92%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (6.92%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.38%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.62%) Logistics
13 5 (3.85%) Migration
13 5 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (3.85%) Waterfall
14 4 (3.08%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.23%) SQL
2 10 (7.69%) VBA
3 6 (4.62%) C
4 5 (3.85%) VB
5 4 (3.08%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.08%) Java
6 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.77%) C#
6 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.69%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (6.92%) PMI Certification
4 8 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (5.38%) PMP
6 5 (3.85%) APMP
7 3 (2.31%) Degree
7 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.77%) ISEB
9 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.77%) CISM
9 1 (0.77%) MCTS
9 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.31%) P3O
2 2 (1.54%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.92%) SAP
3 7 (5.38%) Oracle
4 6 (4.62%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.54%) Niku
5 2 (1.54%) Tableau
6 1 (0.77%) Minitab
6 1 (0.77%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.77%) Google
6 1 (0.77%) Adobe
Corsham, Wiltshire
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Rate: £350 - 450 + VAT per day depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago