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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 21 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 10 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.46% 6.75% 1.61%
As % of the Applications category 21.28% 28.21% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Median daily rate £173 £400 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.87% +88.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £356 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.78 £31.40 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-30.63% +96.25%
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
47 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.98% 23.93% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 16
Median daily rate £180 £370 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.35% +74.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £115 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.40 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £13.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £14.76 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 26 July 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 0 6 £170 -57.50%
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £238 -
Cannock - 1 - -
MS Project
West Midlands

MS Project
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (80.00%) MS Office
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Resource Management
3 5 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration

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:

Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (80.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) UAT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 5 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SAP