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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 16 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.14% 1.41% 0.95%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 7.14% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £18.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.45%
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
40 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.81% 19.72% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 4
Average daily rate £400 £250 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +75.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.00 £11.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +96.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 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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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 - 7 £400 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
MS Project
West Midlands

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (93.75%) PRINCE2
2 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (62.50%) Local Government
4 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 9 (56.25%) Supplier Management
5 8 (50.00%) VoIP
5 8 (50.00%) Project Management
5 8 (50.00%) PABX
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
7 6 (37.50%) Coaching
8 5 (31.25%) Firewall
9 4 (25.00%) LAN
9 4 (25.00%) WAN
10 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
10 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
11 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
11 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 2 (12.50%) Citrix
11 2 (12.50%) Lotus
11 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
11 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
11 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 2 (12.50%) Lync

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) VoIP
1 8 (50.00%) PABX
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Extranet
General
1 10 (62.50%) Local Government
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Network Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Service Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Assistant
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Coach
4 1 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) PRINCE2
2 9 (56.25%) Supplier Management
2 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 6 (37.50%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Lotus
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