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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 55 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.20% 0.42% 4.73%
As % of the Applications category 7.87% 5.56% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
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£428 £450 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +48.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
89 18 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.21% 7.63% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 7 32
Average daily rate £425 £250 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £110 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.60 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.30 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.91%

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 17 December 2014. 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
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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 -21 7 £428 -5.00% 1
MS Project
North East

MS Project
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Project Management
2 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (36.36%) Change Control
7 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Billing
7 3 (27.27%) Economics
7 3 (27.27%) Service Management
8 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
8 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
9 1 (9.09%) P3O
9 1 (9.09%) Coaching
9 1 (9.09%) QA
9 1 (9.09%) Budget Control
9 1 (9.09%) ISEB
9 1 (9.09%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Project Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Service Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Project Management
2 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Change Control
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Budget Control
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) P3O
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft