The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 24 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.08% 1.87% 2.99%
As % of the Applications category 29.41% 15.38% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £31.56 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-50.08% +19.07%
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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 Warrington region.

Applications Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
34 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 13.88% 12.15% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 2
Average daily rate £400 £300 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +172.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (33.33%) MS Project Server
3 6 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) SAP Certification
4 5 (27.78%) Mainframe
4 5 (27.78%) SAP
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 3 (16.67%) ABAP
5 3 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (16.67%) SAP HANA
5 3 (16.67%) SAP BPC
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 2 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) Primavera
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (5.56%) C

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 6 (33.33%) MS Project Server
1 6 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (16.67%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Business Objects Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Server Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Planner
5 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Project Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Server Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) ABAP
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SAP Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.56%) Primavera