The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 50 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.23% 0.90% 0.76%
As % of the Applications category 1.33% 6.67% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£270 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +52.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -41.98%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Applications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
75 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.20% 13.51% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 16 18
Average daily rate £275 £230 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £125 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +56.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £12.25 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £41.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the South Yorkshire region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the South Yorkshire region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MS Project
Top 14 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) BPR
5 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Process Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Support Officer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Change Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (30.00%) BPR
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft