The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 27 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 20 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.59% 2.64% 4.63%
As % of the Applications category 35.71% 29.03% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 13
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£325 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £18.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.45%
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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 Southampton region.

Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
56 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.64% 9.09% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 24
Average daily rate £350 £230 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £165 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 19
Average hourly rate £12.35 £20.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £20.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £20.50 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) MS Office
3 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 17 (50.00%) Project Management
4 16 (47.06%) PRINCE2
5 15 (44.12%) Finance
6 12 (35.29%) SQL
7 8 (23.53%) ITIL
7 8 (23.53%) PMI Certification
7 8 (23.53%) Project Planning
7 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
8 7 (20.59%) PMP
8 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle
9 6 (17.65%) Windows
9 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (17.65%) PMI
9 6 (17.65%) Dashboard Development
9 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (14.71%) Time Management
10 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (14.71%) Degree
10 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
11 4 (11.76%) ETL
11 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (2.94%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (55.88%) MS Office
2 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
4 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Extranet
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (11.76%) QlikView
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) Project Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Coordinator
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) PMO Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (5.88%) Project Officer
4 2 (5.88%) Report Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Coordinator
5 1 (2.94%) Change Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) PMI
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) NHS
5 2 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Project Management
2 16 (47.06%) PRINCE2
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL
3 8 (23.53%) Project Planning
4 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (17.65%) Dashboard Development
4 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.71%) Time Management
6 4 (11.76%) ETL
6 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.82%) Document Management
7 3 (8.82%) Business Development
7 3 (8.82%) Matrix Management
8 2 (5.88%) SDLC
8 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.88%) Service Management
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) PMI Certification
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) PMP
3 5 (14.71%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.94%) CAPM
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Pegasus
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