The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 29 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Project 12 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.15% 4.50% 8.87%
As % of the Applications category 18.18% 24.32% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 26
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£350 £371 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £357 £333
% change year-on-year
+1.68% +7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +5.26%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
66 74 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.32% 18.50% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 60 49
Average daily rate £330 £321 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £183 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, 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 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) Finance
3 13 (61.90%) Banking
4 12 (57.14%) Retail
4 12 (57.14%) Retail Banking
5 11 (52.38%) Change Management
6 10 (47.62%) Change Control
7 5 (23.81%) Project Management
7 5 (23.81%) MS Office
7 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
8 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 3 (14.29%) Dependency Management
9 2 (9.52%) Web Development
9 2 (9.52%) Marketing
9 2 (9.52%) User Experience
9 2 (9.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (9.52%) Digital Content Management
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
9 2 (9.52%) EMC
9 2 (9.52%) PMI
9 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
9 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
9 2 (9.52%) Internet
9 2 (9.52%) Service Management
9 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
10 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.76%) Telecoms

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) ATM
2 1 (4.76%) PPP
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 13 (61.90%) Banking
3 12 (57.14%) Retail
3 12 (57.14%) Retail Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
1 14 (66.67%) PMO Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Programme Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Programme Office Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Producer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planner
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Web Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Web Producer
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Office Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) PMI
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Change Management
2 10 (47.62%) Change Control
3 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Content Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Niku