The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 30 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 10 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 3.01% 4.83% 1.23%
As % of the Applications category 15.38% 20.97% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £349 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +21.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £320 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £381 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.60 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.92 £21.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-9.89% -37.77%
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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 Warwickshire region.

Applications Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
65 62 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 19.58% 23.05% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 13
Average daily rate £225 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £370 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £21.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £24.85 £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

MS Project Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 20 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 17 (56.67%) Project Management
3 14 (46.67%) Project Planning
4 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
5 10 (33.33%) Finance
5 10 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
6 9 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (26.67%) Change Management
7 8 (26.67%) MS Office
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle
8 7 (23.33%) ITIL
8 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
9 6 (20.00%) Change Control
9 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (20.00%) Internet
9 6 (20.00%) Agresso
10 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (16.67%) Degree
11 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
11 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.33%) Automotive
11 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
12 3 (10.00%) Oracle HRMS
12 3 (10.00%) PMI
12 3 (10.00%) C
12 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
13 2 (6.67%) Use Case
13 2 (6.67%) Release Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (26.67%) MS Office
4 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Agresso
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (6.67%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Project Planner
2 4 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (13.33%) Coordinator
3 3 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Project Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Planner
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Payroll Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) PMI
1 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 17 (56.67%) Project Management
3 14 (46.67%) Project Planning
4 10 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
5 8 (26.67%) Change Management
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
6 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
7 6 (20.00%) Change Control
7 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
9 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
9 2 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
9 2 (6.67%) Use Case
9 2 (6.67%) Release Management
9 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) PMP
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) SolidWorks