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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 32 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Project 20 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.11% 2.80% 5.56%
As % of the Applications category 27.78% 22.22% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 14
Average daily rate
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£378 £413 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.59% +14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £378 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £459 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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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
72 54 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.78% 12.59% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 49
Average daily rate £375 £413 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +57.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (54.84%) Finance
2 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
3 13 (41.94%) ITIL
3 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2
4 12 (38.71%) Banking
5 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) Change Control
7 7 (22.58%) Retail Banking
7 7 (22.58%) MS Office
7 7 (22.58%) Retail
7 7 (22.58%) Change Management
8 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
9 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
9 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
10 3 (9.68%) Project Management
10 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.45%) Scrum
11 2 (6.45%) E-Learning
11 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
11 2 (6.45%) Billing
11 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (6.45%) CIPD
11 2 (6.45%) SAP
11 2 (6.45%) PMI
11 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
11 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
11 2 (6.45%) JIRA
11 2 (6.45%) NVQ Level 3

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Banking
3 7 (22.58%) Retail
3 7 (22.58%) Retail Banking
4 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.45%) Billing
6 1 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (3.23%) Back Office
6 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Project Manager
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) PMO Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Programme Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Programme Office Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) PMO Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Trainer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Training Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) WCF
1 1 (3.23%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) PMI
2 2 (6.45%) E-Learning
2 2 (6.45%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
1 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2
2 8 (25.81%) Change Control
3 7 (22.58%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
6 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Coaching
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Content Management
6 1 (3.23%) Validation
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) ERP
6 1 (3.23%) ETL
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) CIPD
2 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.45%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire