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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 93 98 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -31
Contract jobs citing MS Project 48 55 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.77% 1.73% 2.75%
As % of the Applications category 14.95% 13.78% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 75
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £298 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £534 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.26 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +25.00%
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
321 399 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.85% 12.52% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 247 284
Median daily rate £300 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £134 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 33 47
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £44.50 £31.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 3 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 22 £264 -40.39% 5
Bristol +10 14 £420 +13.51% 5
Gloucestershire -3 8 £185 -58.88% 1
Devon +6 3 £325 -19.75%
Somerset +26 1 £413 +17.85% 2
MS Project
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MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 46 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 41 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 33 (40.24%) MS Excel
3 33 (40.24%) Finance
4 32 (39.02%) Project Management
5 31 (37.80%) SC Cleared
6 29 (35.37%) PRINCE2
7 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (18.29%) MS Office
8 15 (18.29%) Project Planning
9 13 (15.85%) Programme Management
9 13 (15.85%) Telecoms
10 11 (13.41%) SharePoint
10 11 (13.41%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (12.20%) MS Visio
11 10 (12.20%) SAP
11 10 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (12.20%) PRINCE
12 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (9.76%) Change Control
13 8 (9.76%) DV Cleared
13 8 (9.76%) Primavera
13 8 (9.76%) PMI
13 8 (9.76%) PMI Certification
13 8 (9.76%) Risk Management
13 8 (9.76%) Risk Analysis
13 8 (9.76%) Migration
14 7 (8.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 7 (8.54%) Marketing

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 11 (13.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.88%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (40.24%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.29%) MS Office
3 11 (13.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (12.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Primavera
2 7 (8.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Firewall
1 2 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.44%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) HP UFT
General
1 33 (40.24%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.54%) Marketing
4 6 (7.32%) Banking
4 6 (7.32%) Electronics
4 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Project Planner
2 17 (20.73%) Project Manager
3 15 (18.29%) Analyst
4 11 (13.41%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) PMO Support Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Project Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Project Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Coordinator
7 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.88%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Planning Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Security Project Manager
9 3 (3.66%) PMO Planner
9 3 (3.66%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Programme Planner
9 3 (3.66%) Project Coordinator
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) .NET
1 2 (2.44%) AppFabric
1 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.44%) WCF
1 2 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) PMI
3 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.22%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) Project Management
2 29 (35.37%) PRINCE2
3 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.29%) Project Planning
4 15 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (15.85%) Programme Management
6 10 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.20%) PRINCE
7 8 (9.76%) Change Control
7 8 (9.76%) Migration
7 8 (9.76%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (9.76%) Risk Management
8 6 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (6.10%) ERP
10 4 (4.88%) BCP
10 4 (4.88%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.88%) ITIL
10 4 (4.88%) Resource Management
10 4 (4.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) C
2 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
2 4 (4.88%) SQL
3 2 (2.44%) VB
4 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (37.80%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.76%) PMI Certification
4 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (6.10%) Degree
5 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (4.88%) CISSP
7 3 (3.66%) ISEB
7 3 (3.66%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.44%) CHECK Team Member
8 2 (2.44%) CISM
8 2 (2.44%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.22%) APMP
9 1 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.44%) Snort
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) SAP
3 4 (4.88%) Hyperion
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.44%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.22%) VMware
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