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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 38 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 8 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.75% 4.53% 3.10%
As % of the Applications category 16.67% 20.31% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 13
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£413 £351 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.83% +4.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £433 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -40.74%
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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
48 64 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.48% 22.30% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 55 28
Average daily rate £345 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -6.45%

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 21 October 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 27 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (96.15%) Finance
2 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (88.46%) Banking
3 22 (84.62%) Retail
3 22 (84.62%) Retail Banking
4 19 (73.08%) Change Management
5 14 (53.85%) Change Control
6 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
7 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 2 (7.69%) Niku
9 1 (3.85%) Project Management
9 1 (3.85%) PMI
9 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
9 1 (3.85%) ERP
9 1 (3.85%) MS Office
9 1 (3.85%) SAP
9 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
9 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.85%) SAP Implementation
9 1 (3.85%) Stress Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
9 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (3.85%) Dependency Management
9 1 (3.85%) Document Management
9 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
9 1 (3.85%) QA

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
General
1 25 (96.15%) Finance
2 23 (88.46%) Banking
3 22 (84.62%) Retail
3 22 (84.62%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Analyst
1 18 (69.23%) PMO Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Programme Office Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Programme Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Programme Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Programme Office Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) PMO Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Workstream Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Junior Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Junior
4 2 (7.69%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Change Management
2 14 (53.85%) Change Control
3 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (3.85%) Stress Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Document Management
5 1 (3.85%) Dependency Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Niku
3 1 (3.85%) SAP