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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 35 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 6 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.83% 3.24% 3.80%
As % of the Applications category 15.79% 33.33% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -10.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £365 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -42.42%
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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
38 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.62% 9.71% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 22
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 17
Average hourly rate £12.35 £20.50 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +37.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £20.50 £23.45
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
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 3 June 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 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) Finance
3 11 (44.00%) Project Management
3 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (40.00%) MS Office
5 9 (36.00%) Project Planning
6 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) Time Management
9 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) CAPM
9 3 (12.00%) Business Development
9 3 (12.00%) Document Management
9 3 (12.00%) Change Management
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle
10 2 (8.00%) SQL
10 2 (8.00%) ITIL
10 2 (8.00%) Windows
10 2 (8.00%) HP
10 2 (8.00%) PMI
10 2 (8.00%) PMP
10 2 (8.00%) Service Management
10 2 (8.00%) Extranet
10 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (40.00%) MS Office
3 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Extranet
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Project Planner
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) Project Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Project Officer
3 2 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) PMO Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Project Support Officer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Change Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) PMI
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
1 11 (44.00%) Project Management
2 9 (36.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) Time Management
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) Business Development
5 3 (12.00%) Document Management
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.00%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.00%) RAD
7 1 (4.00%) DSDM
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.00%) CAPM
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) PMP
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Pegasus
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