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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
England / South West
Rank 83 85 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Project 49 58 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.90% 1.94% 2.21%
As % of the Applications category 17.01% 15.63% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 51
Median daily rate £420 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £290 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £372 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -0.80%
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 £35.00 £35.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year
- +72.03%

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
288 371 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.19% 12.39% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 230 231
Median daily rate £338 £360 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £170 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 44
Median hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.57% +14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £44.50 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +13 30 £300 -18.64% 4
Bristol +9 14 £420 +20.00% 6
Gloucestershire -10 2 £415 -3.76%
Devon +9 1 £325 -19.75% 1
Somerset +8 1 £413 +52.77% 1
Dorset -2 1 £475 +26.66%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 49 (56.32%) Microsoft
1 49 (56.32%) Security Cleared
2 48 (55.17%) Finance
3 41 (47.13%) SC Cleared
4 35 (40.23%) Project Management
5 30 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (31.03%) MS Excel
7 24 (27.59%) PRINCE2
8 21 (24.14%) Programme Management
9 19 (21.84%) MS Office
10 18 (20.69%) Project Planning
11 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (18.39%) SharePoint
13 15 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (17.24%) Telecoms
14 13 (14.94%) SAP
14 13 (14.94%) Marketing
15 12 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 12 (13.79%) SQL
15 12 (13.79%) PRINCE
15 12 (13.79%) Manufacturing
15 12 (13.79%) Electronics
15 12 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
16 11 (12.64%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (12.64%) Oracle EBS R12
16 11 (12.64%) PL/SQL
16 11 (12.64%) Oracle
16 11 (12.64%) Hyperion
16 11 (12.64%) ERP
17 10 (11.49%) MS PowerPoint

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 16 (18.39%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.05%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (4.60%) MS Project Server
4 3 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 19 (21.84%) MS Office
3 10 (11.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (9.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (8.05%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Firewall
1 3 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (4.60%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 48 (55.17%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 13 (14.94%) Marketing
4 12 (13.79%) Electronics
4 12 (13.79%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.75%) Banking
6 4 (4.60%) Retail
7 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.15%) Billing
8 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) Project Planner
2 14 (16.09%) Analyst
3 12 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 10 (11.49%) Coordinator
4 10 (11.49%) PMO Analyst
4 10 (11.49%) Project Coordinator
5 7 (8.05%) PMO Support Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Project Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Project Support Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.60%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.60%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Planning Manager
9 3 (3.45%) OBIEE Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) PMO Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) .NET
1 3 (3.45%) AppFabric
1 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.45%) WCF
1 3 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (10.34%) PMI
2 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.15%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.15%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.23%) Project Management
2 30 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.59%) PRINCE2
4 21 (24.14%) Programme Management
5 18 (20.69%) Project Planning
6 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (13.79%) PRINCE
9 11 (12.64%) ERP
10 9 (10.34%) Migration
11 8 (9.20%) Change Control
11 8 (9.20%) Risk Analysis
11 8 (9.20%) Risk Management
12 6 (6.90%) Performance Management
13 5 (5.75%) Portfolio Management
13 5 (5.75%) Validation
14 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (4.60%) ITIL
15 3 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.79%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) PL/SQL
3 5 (5.75%) C
4 1 (1.15%) VB
4 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (56.32%) Security Cleared
2 41 (47.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.34%) PMI Certification
4 8 (9.20%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.75%) Degree
6 3 (3.45%) CHECK Team Member
6 3 (3.45%) CISM
6 3 (3.45%) CREST Certified
6 3 (3.45%) ISEB
6 3 (3.45%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.15%) APMP
7 1 (1.15%) CISSP
7 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (56.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.94%) SAP
3 11 (12.64%) Hyperion
3 11 (12.64%) Oracle
4 3 (3.45%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
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