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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 37 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.77% 2.21% 1.54%
As % of the Applications category 28.26% 14.63% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Average daily rate
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£318 £388 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.06% -9.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.31%
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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
46 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.33% 15.13% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 7
Average daily rate £275 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.53% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £115 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Average hourly rate £13.06 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £12.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.06 £17.10 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (18.75%) CAPM
5 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) NHS
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Business Development
7 1 (6.25%) Banking
7 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (6.25%) Migration

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (56.25%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Project Planner
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Coordinator
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Programme Planner
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Change Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Planner
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Time Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Business Development
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
1 3 (18.75%) CAPM
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft