The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Tyne and Wear 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 52 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 8 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.49% 5.29% 0.72%
As % of the Applications category 12.12% 39.29% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate £223 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.44% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £363 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £450 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.80% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -9.02%
Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
66 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.29% 13.46% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 10 12
Average daily rate £225 £270 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.74% -19.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £10.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Project
North East

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 7 £223 -50.44% 1
Gateshead - - - -
MS Project
North East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Project Planning
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
5 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) ISEB
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Budget Control
7 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (15.38%) Change Control
7 2 (15.38%) P3O
7 2 (15.38%) QA
8 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 1 (7.69%) Change Management
8 1 (7.69%) ITSM
8 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
8 1 (7.69%) Degree
8 1 (7.69%) MS Project Server
8 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (7.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
3 3 (23.08%) MS Office
3 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Project Support Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Assistant
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Support Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Planning
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) Budget Control
6 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) ITSM
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) P3O
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle