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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 28 16
Contract jobs citing MS Project 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 2.07% 3.41%
As % of the Applications category - 16.67% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.14 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +147.56%

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
9 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.89% 12.41% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 9
Median daily rate £348 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £165.00 £20.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+725.00% +86.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.73%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
6 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (12.50%) PMI
6 1 (12.50%) PMP
6 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint

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 (12.50%) MS Project Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
1 3 (37.50%) IT Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP