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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank - 39 22
Contract jobs citing MS Project 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 1.69% 3.24%
As % of the Applications category - 18.18% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £365 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -42.42%
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
71 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.99% 9.32% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 10
Average daily rate £250 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £141 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £420 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +54.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Economics
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 1 (14.29%) Billing

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Economics
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle