The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 15 April 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 West Midlands 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 60 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Project 52 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.20% 2.93% 1.92%
As % of the Applications category 13.47% 18.09% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 18
Average daily rate £300 £278 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £210 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £33.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +1.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £36.98
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -10.75%
Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
386 304 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.31% 16.18% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 125 126
Average daily rate £313 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 66 67
Average hourly rate £14.50 £24.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.81% +63.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.30 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £37.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 15 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 15 April 2014.

MS Project Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +12 19 £360 -
Warwickshire -2 10 £250 -31.03% 1
Solihull -3 5 £275 - 2
Birmingham -18 3 £475 +72.72% 3
Shropshire +1 2 £100 -77.77%
Dudley - 1 £105 -
Walsall - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 43 (41.35%) MS Excel
2 39 (37.50%) Project Management
3 37 (35.58%) PRINCE2
4 36 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 32 (30.77%) Project Planning
6 25 (24.04%) MS Office
7 18 (17.31%) Finance
8 16 (15.38%) Change Management
9 14 (13.46%) Manufacturing
9 14 (13.46%) SAP
10 13 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (11.54%) SAP MM
11 12 (11.54%) Procure-to-pay
12 11 (10.58%) Automotive
12 11 (10.58%) Management Information System
12 11 (10.58%) MS Visio
12 11 (10.58%) Degree
13 10 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
14 9 (8.65%) Risk Management
14 9 (8.65%) Programme Management
14 9 (8.65%) Critical Path Analysis
15 8 (7.69%) ERP
15 8 (7.69%) ITIL
16 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
17 6 (5.77%) Visualisation
17 6 (5.77%) Logistics
17 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
17 6 (5.77%) CATIA
17 6 (5.77%) Six Sigma

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.96%) Documentum
2 1 (0.96%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 43 (41.35%) MS Excel
2 25 (24.04%) MS Office
3 11 (10.58%) MS Visio
4 10 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (5.77%) CATIA
6 4 (3.85%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (11.54%) SAP MM
2 4 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.85%) Agresso
3 3 (2.88%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.96%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) LAN
1 6 (5.77%) WAN
2 4 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (3.85%) IP Telephony
2 4 (3.85%) MPLS
3 2 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (1.92%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.96%) MSI
General
1 18 (17.31%) Finance
2 14 (13.46%) Manufacturing
3 11 (10.58%) Automotive
4 6 (5.77%) Publishing
5 2 (1.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (19.23%) Project Manager
1 20 (19.23%) Project Planner
2 7 (6.73%) Consultant
2 7 (6.73%) SAP Manager
3 5 (4.81%) Administrator
3 5 (4.81%) Analyst
3 5 (4.81%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (4.81%) Project Administrator
3 5 (4.81%) Project Support Officer
3 5 (4.81%) Project Officer
3 5 (4.81%) PMO Administrator
3 5 (4.81%) SAP P2P Consultant
4 4 (3.85%) Test Leader
4 4 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (2.88%) Business Analyst
5 3 (2.88%) Programme Manager
5 3 (2.88%) Coordinator
5 3 (2.88%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (2.88%) Change Manager
6 2 (1.92%) ITIL Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.92%) Software Packaging
1 2 (1.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.77%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.85%) NHS
3 4 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.96%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.81%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) Windows Vista
3 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.50%) Project Management
2 37 (35.58%) PRINCE2
3 32 (30.77%) Project Planning
4 16 (15.38%) Change Management
5 13 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (11.54%) Procure-to-pay
7 9 (8.65%) Risk Management
7 9 (8.65%) Programme Management
7 9 (8.65%) Critical Path Analysis
8 8 (7.69%) ERP
8 8 (7.69%) ITIL
9 6 (5.77%) Logistics
9 6 (5.77%) Six Sigma
9 6 (5.77%) CAD
9 6 (5.77%) Validation
10 5 (4.81%) PRINCE
10 5 (4.81%) Business Continuity
10 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.92%) C
1 2 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Degree
2 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.81%) HNC
5 4 (3.85%) CAPM
5 4 (3.85%) PMP
5 4 (3.85%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.96%) MBA
7 1 (0.96%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
1 1 (0.96%) P3O
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.92%) SCCM
2 2 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.46%) SAP
3 6 (5.77%) Progress
4 4 (3.85%) BT
4 4 (3.85%) Avaya
5 2 (1.92%) Primavera
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle
5 2 (1.92%) HP
5 2 (1.92%) BMC
6 1 (0.96%) CA
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