The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 78 51 84
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +33
Contract jobs citing MS Project 61 79 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.15% 3.11% 1.39%
As % of the Applications category 17.48% 21.76% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 53 17
Median daily rate £313 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £192 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-9.45% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £22.35 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +49.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
MS Project
England

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

Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
349 363 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.28% 14.27% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 177 134
Median daily rate £325 £323 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +17.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 66
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.35 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.07% +49.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £35.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Birmingham -11 16 £306 -4.29% 2
Coventry -1 15 £363 -17.14% 1
Staffordshire +3 6 £170 -57.50%
Warwickshire -5 6 £345 +22.12% 1
Shropshire -35 4 £538 -
Wolverhampton +2 2 £416 +0.60%
Solihull -20 2 £250 -16.66%
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £313 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 43 (41.35%) MS Excel
2 41 (39.42%) Project Management
3 40 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 33 (31.73%) PRINCE2
5 29 (27.88%) MS Office
6 24 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 20 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (19.23%) MS Visio
8 18 (17.31%) Finance
9 17 (16.35%) SharePoint
10 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (12.50%) Project Planning
11 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (11.54%) Change Management
12 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (8.65%) Project Governance
14 8 (7.69%) Windows
14 8 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (6.73%) Degree
15 7 (6.73%) QA
15 7 (6.73%) LAN
15 7 (6.73%) WAN
15 7 (6.73%) ITIL
15 7 (6.73%) Programme Management
16 6 (5.77%) Avaya
16 6 (5.77%) Change Control
16 6 (5.77%) Resource Management
17 5 (4.81%) Office 365
17 5 (4.81%) Agile Project Management
17 5 (4.81%) Customer Engagement

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 17 (16.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.96%) Confluence
2 1 (0.96%) Documentum
2 1 (0.96%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (41.35%) MS Excel
2 29 (27.88%) MS Office
3 24 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (19.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.92%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.96%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) LAN
1 7 (6.73%) WAN
2 2 (1.92%) Intranet
3 1 (0.96%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.96%) NAS
3 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) Big Data
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (0.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) JIRA
2 3 (2.88%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (2.88%) VersionOne
General
1 18 (17.31%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Automotive
3 4 (3.85%) German Language
4 2 (1.92%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.96%) Local Government
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 19 (18.27%) Analyst
3 14 (13.46%) Programme Planner
4 9 (8.65%) Coordinator
5 8 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) Project Planner
7 6 (5.77%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (4.81%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Project Officer
9 4 (3.85%) Project Support Officer
9 4 (3.85%) SAP Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Test Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Build Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Financial Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) Governance Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Information Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) NHS
3 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.88%) PMI
5 2 (1.92%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) Social Media
6 1 (0.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.42%) Project Management
2 33 (31.73%) PRINCE2
3 20 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 12 (11.54%) Change Management
6 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (8.65%) Project Governance
8 7 (6.73%) ITIL
8 7 (6.73%) Programme Management
9 6 (5.77%) Change Control
9 6 (5.77%) Resource Management
10 5 (4.81%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (4.81%) Coaching
10 5 (4.81%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (4.81%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.81%) Service Management
11 4 (3.85%) Business Transformation
11 4 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.88%) ABAP
1 3 (2.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.96%) ActionScript
2 1 (0.96%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (0.96%) C
2 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (6.73%) Degree
3 4 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.88%) ISEB
4 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.92%) APMP
5 2 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.92%) CISM
5 2 (1.92%) CISSP
5 2 (1.92%) PMP
5 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.96%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) QA
2 4 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 40 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) Avaya
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) SAP
4 3 (2.88%) Rally
5 2 (1.92%) Sun
6 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.96%) EMC
6 1 (0.96%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.96%) NICE Systems
6 1 (0.96%) Niku
6 1 (0.96%) Pega
6 1 (0.96%) Remedy
6 1 (0.96%) Sybase
6 1 (0.96%) webMethods
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