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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 100 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 44 57 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.46% 1.78% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 12.75% 16.06% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 31
Average daily rate £350 £400 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.26 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £18.92 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+107.71% -32.41%
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
345 355 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.47% 11.11% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 214 193
Average daily rate £350 £345 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 46 42
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.15 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 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
Wiltshire +1 17 £356 -16.17% 3
Gloucestershire +6 8 £395 -1.25% 1
Bristol -13 7 £320 -0.77% 4
Devon -6 3 £355 -16.47%
Dorset +5 2 £375 - 1
Somerset 0 1 £190 -17.83% 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 54 (56.84%) PRINCE2
2 51 (53.68%) Project Management
3 41 (43.16%) Microsoft
4 39 (41.05%) MS Excel
5 34 (35.79%) Finance
6 33 (34.74%) Security Cleared
7 29 (30.53%) MS Office
8 26 (27.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (24.21%) SC Cleared
10 17 (17.89%) APMP
11 16 (16.84%) MS PowerPoint
11 16 (16.84%) SharePoint
12 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (13.68%) SAP
13 13 (13.68%) ITIL
14 12 (12.63%) MS Visio
14 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (11.58%) DV Cleared
16 10 (10.53%) Risk Management
16 10 (10.53%) Project Planning
17 9 (9.47%) PMP
17 9 (9.47%) PMI Certification
18 8 (8.42%) Degree
19 7 (7.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 7 (7.37%) ITIL V3
19 7 (7.37%) APMG
19 7 (7.37%) PRINCE
19 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
19 7 (7.37%) Banking
20 6 (6.32%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (16.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) CMS
2 2 (2.11%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.05%) Confluence
3 1 (1.05%) Drupal
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (41.05%) MS Excel
2 29 (30.53%) MS Office
3 16 (16.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (12.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.05%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.11%) Primavera
3 1 (1.05%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
1 2 (2.11%) IP Telephony
1 2 (2.11%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.11%) WAN
1 2 (2.11%) Wireless
2 1 (1.05%) Extranet
2 1 (1.05%) GSM
2 1 (1.05%) Intranet
2 1 (1.05%) LAN
2 1 (1.05%) MPLS
2 1 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.05%) Softphone
2 1 (1.05%) VPN
2 1 (1.05%) WebEx
2 1 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.05%) Big Data
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Capybara
1 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 34 (35.79%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.05%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.05%) Law
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Local Government
5 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (57.89%) Project Manager
2 11 (11.58%) Analyst
3 9 (9.47%) Project Planner
4 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 5 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.26%) Consultant
5 5 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 5 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 5 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (5.26%) Transformation Manager
5 5 (5.26%) Transformation Project Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Associate Project Manager
6 4 (4.21%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (4.21%) PMO Planner
6 4 (4.21%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.21%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.05%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.32%) PMI
4 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.11%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.11%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.05%) Informatics
6 1 (1.05%) iPad
6 1 (1.05%) PDA
6 1 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (56.84%) PRINCE2
2 51 (53.68%) Project Management
3 26 (27.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.68%) ITIL
6 10 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 10 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.37%) ITIL V3
7 7 (7.37%) PRINCE
8 6 (6.32%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.32%) Resource Management
8 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (5.26%) SDLC
9 5 (5.26%) Time Management
10 4 (4.21%) Change Management
10 4 (4.21%) Procure-to-pay
10 4 (4.21%) Project Governance
10 4 (4.21%) Service Management
11 3 (3.16%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) C
2 1 (1.05%) Ruby
2 1 (1.05%) SQL
2 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (34.74%) Security Cleared
2 23 (24.21%) SC Cleared
3 17 (17.89%) APMP
4 11 (11.58%) DV Cleared
5 9 (9.47%) PMI Certification
5 9 (9.47%) PMP
6 8 (8.42%) Degree
7 7 (7.37%) APMG
7 7 (7.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (4.21%) ISEB
9 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.11%) CIPD
10 2 (2.11%) HNC
10 2 (2.11%) HND
10 2 (2.11%) MAPM
10 2 (2.11%) NVQ Level 3
11 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.05%) CCNA
11 1 (1.05%) CCNP
11 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (43.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.68%) SAP
3 4 (4.21%) Casewise
3 4 (4.21%) OpenText
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco
4 2 (2.11%) Facebook
4 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.05%) Adobe
5 1 (1.05%) Bomgar
5 1 (1.05%) Cognos
5 1 (1.05%) Genesys
5 1 (1.05%) HP
5 1 (1.05%) IBM
5 1 (1.05%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.05%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.05%) Meraki
5 1 (1.05%) Nortel
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle
5 1 (1.05%) Remedy
5 1 (1.05%) Siemens
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