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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 28 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 22 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.87% 8.93% 4.88%
As % of the Applications category 26.19% 46.30% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 16
Average daily rate £371 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £321 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
84 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.58% 19.29% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 48 43
Average daily rate £323 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.15% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £432 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 - £25.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Project
Wiltshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 29 (74.36%) Finance
3 23 (58.97%) Banking
4 20 (51.28%) Change Management
5 19 (48.72%) Retail
6 18 (46.15%) Retail Banking
7 13 (33.33%) Change Control
8 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
9 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.51%) Project Management
11 6 (15.38%) MS Office
11 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
12 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (10.26%) Primavera
13 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
14 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (7.69%) Migration
14 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
14 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
15 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
15 2 (5.13%) Niku
15 2 (5.13%) Practice Management
15 2 (5.13%) Portfolio Management
16 1 (2.56%) Document Management
16 1 (2.56%) Logistics
16 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
16 1 (2.56%) QA
16 1 (2.56%) WebSphere

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
3 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
General
1 29 (74.36%) Finance
2 23 (58.97%) Banking
3 19 (48.72%) Retail
4 18 (46.15%) Retail Banking
5 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) PMO Analyst
1 21 (53.85%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Programme Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Programme Office Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Programme Office Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Programme Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) PMO Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Project Planner
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Project Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) iSeries
1 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (2.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Change Management
2 13 (33.33%) Change Control
3 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 8 (20.51%) Project Management
5 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Practice Management
8 2 (5.13%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (2.56%) Document Management
9 1 (2.56%) Logistics
9 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.56%) Information Security
9 1 (2.56%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.56%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) FINREP
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Primavera
3 2 (5.13%) Niku
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
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