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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 47 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.23% 2.33% 0.85%
As % of the Applications category 13.33% 23.53% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Average daily rate £358 £313 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.40% +184.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.17 £20.35 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+82.69% -3.11%
MS Project
Yorkshire

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
45 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 9.22% 9.91% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 18
Average daily rate £338 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £368 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 7
Average hourly rate £9.00 £9.75 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -4.47%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 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
Sheffield -18 5 £440 +28.00% 2
MS Project
Yorkshire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) PDA
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Bomgar
5 2 (20.00%) WebEx
5 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (20.00%) Acrobat
4 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) WebEx
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Planner
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) PDA
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) Bomgar
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Peregrine
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy