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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 88 73 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Project 19 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.63% 0.82% 0.77%
As % of the Applications category 14.39% 8.64% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 3
Median daily rate £280 £248 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.70% -50.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £210 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £400 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £17.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year
+67.64% +2.40%
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
132 81 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.32% 9.45% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 43 37
Median daily rate £325 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £95 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 17
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £15.00 £20.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 19 £280 +12.70%
MS Project
North East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 24 (63.16%) Project Management
2 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
5 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
6 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
6 10 (26.32%) MS Office
6 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2
6 10 (26.32%) Change Control
7 9 (23.68%) Finance
8 8 (21.05%) Resource Levelling
9 7 (18.42%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (18.42%) PMI
9 7 (18.42%) PMI Certification
9 7 (18.42%) MS Visio
10 6 (15.79%) C
11 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
12 4 (10.53%) HP
12 4 (10.53%) Migration
13 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
13 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
13 3 (7.89%) Replication
13 3 (7.89%) VMware
13 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (7.89%) Altiris
13 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
13 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (7.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (7.89%) OpenView Configuration Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 10 (26.32%) MS Office
3 7 (18.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (18.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DHCP
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Project Manager
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) PMO Planner
5 2 (5.26%) PMO Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Planner
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Administration Assistant
6 1 (2.63%) Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) PMO Lead
6 1 (2.63%) Project Change Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Public Sector Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Transition Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) PMI
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (7.89%) Replication
4 2 (5.26%) Economics
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Project Management
2 10 (26.32%) Change Control
2 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 8 (21.05%) Resource Levelling
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.89%) SDLC
5 3 (7.89%) Server Building
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (7.89%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) C
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.42%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.26%) APMP
4 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) HNC
5 1 (2.63%) HND
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (7.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) HP
3 3 (7.89%) Altiris
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) SAP