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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 43 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.51% 3.02% 4.61%
As % of the Applications category 6.67% 19.23% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £25.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-35.99% -6.26%
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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
30 52 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.71% 15.71% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 22
Average daily rate £315 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 24
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) MS Visio

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Coordinator
2 4 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Planner
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP