The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 31 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.88% 2.61% 5.31%
As % of the Applications category 22.45% 21.88% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 11
Average daily rate £365 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.80% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -9.02%
Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
49 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.83% 11.94% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 16
Average daily rate £315 £210 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £415 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.24 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% +49.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.48 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £26.50 £16.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Project
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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 18 April 2014.

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 27 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (41.18%) Finance
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (23.53%) Time Management
5 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
5 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Budget Control
6 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) Network Security
7 1 (5.88%) Document Management
7 1 (5.88%) Logistics
7 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Primavera
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Programme Planner
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Planner
3 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Budget Control
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.88%) Document Management
6 1 (5.88%) Logistics
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Primavera