The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 82 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 10 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.02% 0.17% 1.48%
As % of the Applications category 13.16% 1.45% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate £310 £300 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +34.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
MS Project
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
76 69 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.78% 12.00% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 37
Average daily rate £300 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 3
Average hourly rate £28.00 £11.81 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.18% -3.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Tyne and Wear region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Tyne and Wear region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £310 -
Sunderland -1 1 - -
Gateshead - 1 - -
MS Project
North East

MS Project
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 14 (93.33%) Project Management
2 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Change Control
3 7 (46.67%) PMI
3 7 (46.67%) PMI Certification
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) MS Office
5 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) APMP
7 1 (6.67%) C
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (6.67%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
1 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Planner
5 1 (6.67%) PMO Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) PMI Certification
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) APMP
5 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) SAP