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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 37 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.91% 1.97% 2.48%
As % of the Applications category 16.67% 14.81% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate
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£250 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £298 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £322 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +44.23%
Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
42 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.44% 13.30% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 14
Average daily rate £265 £295 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £8.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £8.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £8.00 £17.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
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
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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 -17 3 £350 +12.90% 1
Gateshead - - - -
MS Project
North East

MS Project
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Project Planning
4 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (33.33%) Quality Management
6 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (13.33%) Change Management
8 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
9 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
9 1 (6.67%) SQL
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle
9 1 (6.67%) MS Office
9 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 1 (6.67%) UNIX
9 1 (6.67%) Linux
9 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
9 1 (6.67%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Project Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Project Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) PMO Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Support Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Project Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Planning
2 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle