The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 16 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 1.41% 13.25% 4.44%
As % of the Applications category 10.00% 40.74% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate £350 £353 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.84% -11.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
MS Project
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

Applications Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
10 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 14.08% 32.53% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 13
Average daily rate £375 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% -5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Average hourly rate £26.25 £13.09 £14.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.61% -6.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Uxbridge region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Uxbridge region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

MS Project
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) PMO Lead
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware