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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 29 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.44% 3.07% 2.72%
As % of the Applications category 22.58% 20.31% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
Average daily rate £275 £300 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £228 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.35 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
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
31 64 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.80% 15.13% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 32
Average daily rate £300 £393 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% +24.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £195 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.70% -17.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) MS Office
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Dependency Management
6 3 (21.43%) CAPM
6 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
6 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (14.29%) Change Control
8 1 (7.14%) Critical Path Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 1 (7.14%) QlikView
8 1 (7.14%) Time Management
8 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (7.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Coordinator
2 4 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 4 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) PMO Coordinator
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Planner
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Planner
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planner
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior PMO
4 1 (7.14%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Programme Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Dependency Management
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) CAPM
3 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft