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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 32 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.16% 5.29% 3.34%
As % of the Applications category 17.57% 23.33% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 11
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£413 £354 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.74% +4.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £318 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £428 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £32.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-50.78% +25.49%
Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
74 90 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.96% 22.67% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 61 32
Average daily rate £400 £355 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Average hourly rate £20.06 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.59% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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 July 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 31 July 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 38 (95.00%) Finance
2 37 (92.50%) Banking
3 33 (82.50%) Microsoft
4 32 (80.00%) Retail
5 31 (77.50%) Retail Banking
6 30 (75.00%) Change Management
7 17 (42.50%) Change Control
8 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
9 9 (22.50%) Project Planning
10 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (12.50%) Niku
12 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
13 3 (7.50%) MS Office
13 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
14 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
14 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
14 2 (5.00%) QA
14 2 (5.00%) Document Management
15 1 (2.50%) Logistics
15 1 (2.50%) VMware
15 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
15 1 (2.50%) Cisco
15 1 (2.50%) IBM
15 1 (2.50%) HP
15 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (2.50%) EPoS
15 1 (2.50%) Project Management
15 1 (2.50%) iSeries
15 1 (2.50%) Performance Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
General
1 38 (95.00%) Finance
2 37 (92.50%) Banking
3 32 (80.00%) Retail
4 31 (77.50%) Retail Banking
5 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Analyst
1 23 (57.50%) PMO Analyst
2 16 (40.00%) Programme Office Analyst
2 16 (40.00%) Programme Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Programme Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Programme Office Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) PMO Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Project Planner
5 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Junior
6 2 (5.00%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Workstream Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Project Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Release Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Change Manager
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Change Management
2 17 (42.50%) Change Control
3 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (22.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.00%) Document Management
6 1 (2.50%) Logistics
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) FINREP
Vendors
1 33 (82.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Niku
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) IBM