The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.30% - -
As % of the Applications category 17.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -41.98%
MS Project
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Applications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
45 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.19% 11.11% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 4
Average daily rate £400 £288 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +112.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £175 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £13.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +67.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £11.40 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Staffordshire region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Staffordshire region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 5 £400 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
MS Project
West Midlands

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
3 8 (61.54%) Supplier Management
3 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (53.85%) Local Government
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) Project Management
5 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
5 6 (46.15%) Coaching
6 5 (38.46%) PABX
6 5 (38.46%) VoIP
7 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 2 (15.38%) Lync
8 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
8 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
8 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 2 (15.38%) Lotus
8 2 (15.38%) NHS
8 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 2 (15.38%) Citrix
9 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Lync
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) VoIP
1 5 (38.46%) PABX
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 7 (53.85%) Local Government
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Service Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Network Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Network Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Assistant
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Coach
4 1 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (61.54%) Supplier Management
2 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
3 6 (46.15%) Coaching
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Lotus