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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 41 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 14 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.34% 2.90% 0.90%
As % of the Applications category 19.44% 19.61% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 1
Average daily rate
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£287 £358 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.65% -16.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £356 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +4.47%
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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
72 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.18% 14.78% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 10
Average daily rate £365 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.46 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.93% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £16.80 £18.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 27 March 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 27 March 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 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Project Management
2 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (40.00%) MS Office
4 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (16.00%) Time Management
7 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) PMI Certification
8 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (12.00%) CAPM
8 3 (12.00%) Degree
8 3 (12.00%) Document Management
9 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
9 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (8.00%) Extranet
9 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
9 2 (8.00%) Service Management
10 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
10 1 (4.00%) Migration
10 1 (4.00%) LAN
10 1 (4.00%) WAN

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Extranet
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
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%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Project Planner
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Project Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) PMO Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Planner
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Programme Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) NHS
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Project Management
2 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (16.00%) Time Management
6 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Document Management
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (8.00%) Service Management
8 1 (4.00%) RAD
8 1 (4.00%) DSDM
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.00%) Migration
8 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.00%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.00%) CAPM
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Pegasus
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle