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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 31 20 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.13% 7.80% 0.55%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 53.70% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 1
Median daily rate £413 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +36.50%
MS Project
Hampshire

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
25 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.64% 14.52% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 23
Median daily rate £250 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £290 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 20 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) Programme Management
3 6 (54.55%) MS Office
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) MS Project Server
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (27.27%) CAPM
5 3 (27.27%) Dependency Management
5 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (18.18%) Resource Allocation

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (36.36%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Coordinator
1 4 (36.36%) IT Manager
1 4 (36.36%) IT Project Manager
1 4 (36.36%) PMO Coordinator
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) PMO Planner
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Planner
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planner
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) Programme Management
3 3 (27.27%) Dependency Management
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) CAPM
2 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft