The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Swindon region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 24 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Project 23 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.32% 9.92% 4.56%
As % of the Applications category 28.05% 44.83% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 15
Average daily rate £371 £353 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.10% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £318 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.55% -6.42%
Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
82 58 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.98% 22.14% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 51 38
Average daily rate £315 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £222 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £432 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS Project
Wiltshire

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 32 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (75.00%) Finance
3 25 (62.50%) Banking
4 21 (52.50%) Change Management
5 20 (50.00%) Retail
6 19 (47.50%) Retail Banking
7 13 (32.50%) PRINCE2
8 12 (30.00%) Change Control
9 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.00%) Project Management
11 7 (17.50%) MS Office
11 7 (17.50%) Project Planning
12 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (10.00%) Primavera
13 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
13 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
14 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (7.50%) Niku
15 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
15 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
15 2 (5.00%) Practice Management
15 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
15 2 (5.00%) Migration
15 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
16 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
16 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
16 1 (2.50%) QA
16 1 (2.50%) Document Management
16 1 (2.50%) Logistics

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
3 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
General
1 30 (75.00%) Finance
2 25 (62.50%) Banking
3 20 (50.00%) Retail
4 19 (47.50%) Retail Banking
5 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Analyst
1 21 (52.50%) PMO Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Programme Office Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Programme Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Programme Office Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) PMO Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Programme Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Project Planner
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Release Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Junior
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) EPoS
1 1 (2.50%) iSeries
1 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Change Management
2 13 (32.50%) PRINCE2
3 12 (30.00%) Change Control
4 8 (20.00%) Project Management
5 7 (17.50%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.00%) Practice Management
7 2 (5.00%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.50%) Information Security
8 1 (2.50%) Document Management
8 1 (2.50%) Logistics
8 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) FINREP
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Primavera
3 3 (7.50%) Niku
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
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