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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 40 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.95% 0.80% 1.40%
As % of the Applications category 24.14% 7.69% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £550 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.26% -4.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £40.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +96.60%

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
29 39 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.08% 10.37% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 36
Median daily rate £400 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £241 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -35.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.24 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.68% +13.79%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 19 February 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 Swindon region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2
2 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 3 (23.08%) Threat Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) CHECK Team Member
4 3 (23.08%) CREST Certified
4 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
4 3 (23.08%) Snort
4 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) WCF
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
4 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (23.08%) AppFabric
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (23.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Billing
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) PMO Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Project Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Project Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Data Quality Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Security Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Office Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) AppFabric
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 3 (23.08%) WCF
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2
1 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Gantt Chart
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CHECK Team Member
1 3 (23.08%) CISM
1 3 (23.08%) CREST Certified
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire