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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 110 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 35 77 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 2.40% 2.48%
As % of the Applications category 10.36% 21.10% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 62 62
Median daily rate £354 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £276 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £500 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £28.50 £94.41 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.81% +574.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.78 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.88% +56.25%
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
338 365 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.08% 11.38% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 244 276
Median daily rate £320 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £130 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £474 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 60
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £43.83 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Bristol -4 19 £368 +26.72%
Gloucestershire -6 8 £325 -22.61% 1
Devon +6 4 £340 -12.25%
Wiltshire -27 3 £375 -
Dorset -8 1 £473 +11.83% 3
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (54.29%) MS Excel
2 33 (47.14%) Project Management
3 29 (41.43%) PRINCE2
4 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 28 (40.00%) Finance
5 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
6 16 (22.86%) MS Office
7 14 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 12 (17.14%) MS Visio
8 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (15.71%) Programme Management
9 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
10 10 (14.29%) Project Planning
10 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 9 (12.86%) DV Cleared
12 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (8.57%) Banking
14 6 (8.57%) Risk Management
14 6 (8.57%) SAP
14 6 (8.57%) ITIL
15 5 (7.14%) C
15 5 (7.14%) PMP
15 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (7.14%) Migration
15 5 (7.14%) Project Governance
16 4 (5.71%) ITIL V3
16 4 (5.71%) SDLC
16 4 (5.71%) Translating Business Requirements

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 14 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 38 (54.29%) MS Excel
2 16 (22.86%) MS Office
3 12 (17.14%) MS Visio
4 7 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Primavera
2 3 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.43%) BASE24
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) IP Telephony
1 3 (4.29%) LAN
1 3 (4.29%) WAN
2 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.86%) Wireless
2 2 (2.86%) WLAN
3 1 (1.43%) ATM
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) Softphone
3 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.57%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 12 (17.14%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Coordinator
5 5 (7.14%) Programme Planner
6 4 (5.71%) PMO Coordinator
6 4 (5.71%) PMO Planner
7 3 (4.29%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.29%) Project Planner
7 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Programme Planner
7 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) J2EE
1 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.43%) BYOD
3 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.43%) iPad
3 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.43%) PMI
3 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.43%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Project Management
2 29 (41.43%) PRINCE2
3 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.71%) Programme Management
5 10 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.57%) ITIL
7 6 (8.57%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.14%) Migration
8 5 (7.14%) Project Governance
9 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.71%) Contingency Planning
9 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
9 4 (5.71%) ITIL V3
9 4 (5.71%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (5.71%) SDLC
9 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.71%) Time Management
9 4 (5.71%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (4.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) C
2 2 (2.86%) VB
3 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.86%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) PMP
4 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (5.71%) CCNA
5 4 (5.71%) CCNP
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.71%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.29%) CISSP
6 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.43%) APMG
7 1 (1.43%) APMP
7 1 (1.43%) ISEB
7 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) SAP
3 3 (4.29%) Nortel
3 3 (4.29%) Polycom
3 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) Genesys
4 2 (2.86%) Meraki
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) Siemens
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Facebook
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Planview