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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 19 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.02% 5.45% 2.65%
As % of the Applications category 21.95% 26.47% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Median daily rate £259 £375 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.00% +76.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +34.37%
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
41 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.30% 20.61% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 16
Median daily rate £283 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £144 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £388 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.40 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +51.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford -4 3 £285 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 - -
Cannock - 2 £280 -
Burton-upon-Trent -3 1 £238 -34.48%
MS Project
West Midlands

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (71.43%) MS Office
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Resource Management
5 5 (35.71%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) QA
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Management
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Line Management
7 2 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
8 1 (7.14%) Gantt Chart
8 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
8 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL
8 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (7.14%) PMI
8 1 (7.14%) PMP
8 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (71.43%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) IT Manager
1 3 (21.43%) IT Project Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) UAT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (35.71%) Resource Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Gantt Chart
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP