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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 22 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 18 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.53% 5.13% 4.62%
As % of the Applications category 26.87% 26.67% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 15
Average daily rate
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£378 £407 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.13% +16.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £203 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £467 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £18.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.45%
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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
67 75 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.88% 19.23% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 67 51
Average daily rate £373 £381 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +19.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 9
Average hourly rate £18.27 £30.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.11% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £22.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.27 £42.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Banking
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
4 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (33.33%) ITIL
6 9 (30.00%) Retail Banking
6 9 (30.00%) Retail
6 9 (30.00%) Change Management
7 8 (26.67%) Change Control
8 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
9 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.00%) MS Office
10 4 (13.33%) Project Management
10 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
11 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (6.67%) Digital Content Management
12 2 (6.67%) Dependency Management
12 2 (6.67%) User Experience
12 2 (6.67%) JIRA
12 2 (6.67%) Scrum
12 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
12 2 (6.67%) Billing
12 2 (6.67%) Web Development
12 2 (6.67%) Marketing
12 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
12 2 (6.67%) PMI

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Banking
3 9 (30.00%) Retail
3 9 (30.00%) Retail Banking
4 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.67%) Marketing
5 2 (6.67%) Billing
6 1 (3.33%) Back Office
6 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
1 12 (40.00%) PMO Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (23.33%) Programme Office Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Programme Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) PMO Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Producer
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (3.33%) Project Planner
6 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) COM
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) WCF
1 1 (3.33%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) PMI
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (33.33%) ITIL
3 9 (30.00%) Change Management
4 8 (26.67%) Change Control
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.67%) Dependency Management
7 2 (6.67%) Digital Content Management
8 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.33%) CRM
8 1 (3.33%) ERP
8 1 (3.33%) ETL
8 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CISM
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Niku
2 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle