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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 37 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Project 15 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.53% 2.72% 2.61%
As % of the Applications category 22.39% 21.74% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 5
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£287 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.22% +8.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -17.55%
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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
67 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.76% 12.50% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 18
Average daily rate £393 £315 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.60% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £172 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £464 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £15.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.66% -14.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £19.25 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 13 (48.15%) Finance
3 12 (44.44%) Project Management
4 11 (40.74%) MS Office
4 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
5 8 (29.63%) Project Planning
6 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (18.52%) Time Management
8 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 3 (11.11%) Change Management
9 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
9 3 (11.11%) CAPM
9 3 (11.11%) Document Management
9 3 (11.11%) Degree
10 2 (7.41%) Extranet
10 2 (7.41%) Business Development
10 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
10 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.41%) HP
10 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
10 2 (7.41%) ITIL
10 2 (7.41%) Service Management
11 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
11 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (40.74%) MS Office
3 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Extranet
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Project Planner
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 3 (11.11%) Project Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Project Officer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Change Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Planner
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Programme Planner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
3 8 (29.63%) Project Planning
4 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) Time Management
6 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Document Management
7 2 (7.41%) Business Development
7 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
8 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.70%) Migration
8 1 (3.70%) RAD
8 1 (3.70%) DSDM
8 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CAPM
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Pegasus