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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
England / West Midlands
Rank 81 84 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Project 42 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.74% 1.73% 2.16%
As % of the Applications category 15.22% 14.97% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 29
Median daily rate £350 £325 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £440 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +86.04%

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
276 294 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.44% 11.54% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 172 139
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 58
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £10.84 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.04 £20.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £16.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.86%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Coventry 0 13 £404 +17.45% 1
Warwickshire -2 10 £350 -17.64% 1
Birmingham -8 9 £300 -9.77% 2
Solihull +1 3 £375 - 2
Shropshire +27 2 - -
Staffordshire -6 2 £425 +54.54%
Worcestershire -1 1 £325 +75.67%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 46 (56.79%) MS Excel
2 44 (54.32%) Project Management
3 36 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 34 (41.98%) PMO
5 25 (30.86%) MS Visio
6 24 (29.63%) MS Office
6 24 (29.63%) PRINCE2
6 24 (29.63%) Finance
7 23 (28.40%) Project Planning
8 22 (27.16%) SharePoint
9 20 (24.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (19.75%) Change Management
11 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (12.35%) Time Management
14 9 (11.11%) Data Centre
15 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
15 8 (9.88%) Programme Management
16 7 (8.64%) Migration
16 7 (8.64%) Risk Management
16 7 (8.64%) ISEB
16 7 (8.64%) People Management
16 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 6 (7.41%) Windows
17 6 (7.41%) PRINCE
18 5 (6.17%) ITIL
18 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
18 5 (6.17%) Portfolio Management
18 5 (6.17%) Dependency Management
18 5 (6.17%) Line Management

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 22 (27.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.47%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.23%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (56.79%) MS Excel
2 25 (30.86%) MS Visio
3 24 (29.63%) MS Office
4 12 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.47%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Primavera
2 2 (2.47%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) Office 365
3 1 (1.23%) G Suite
3 1 (1.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.23%) Network Security
3 1 (1.23%) Skype
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) WebEx
3 1 (1.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Automotive
4 2 (2.47%) Local Government
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.23%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.23%) German Language
5 1 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Project Manager
2 16 (19.75%) Project Planner
3 9 (11.11%) Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) PMO Planner
4 6 (7.41%) Programme Planner
4 6 (7.41%) Project Officer
4 6 (7.41%) Project Support Officer
4 6 (7.41%) Support Officer
5 5 (6.17%) Coordinator
5 5 (6.17%) PMO Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (4.94%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.94%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) PMO Lead
6 4 (4.94%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Portfolio Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Portfolio Manager
8 2 (2.47%) Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) PMI
5 1 (1.23%) CMDB
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.23%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) AIX
3 3 (3.70%) Solaris
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.47%) Unix
5 1 (1.23%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (54.32%) Project Management
2 24 (29.63%) PRINCE2
3 23 (28.40%) Project Planning
4 20 (24.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (19.75%) Change Management
6 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.35%) Time Management
8 8 (9.88%) Programme Management
9 7 (8.64%) Migration
9 7 (8.64%) People Management
9 7 (8.64%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (7.41%) PRINCE
11 5 (6.17%) Dependency Management
11 5 (6.17%) ITIL
11 5 (6.17%) Line Management
11 5 (6.17%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (6.17%) Process Improvement
12 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) C
2 1 (1.23%) C++
2 1 (1.23%) Pascal
2 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) ISEB
2 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.47%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.23%) PMP
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (41.98%) PMO
2 4 (4.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.47%) P3O
3 2 (2.47%) QA
4 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.70%) BT
3 2 (2.47%) Avaya
3 2 (2.47%) Niku
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe
4 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco
4 1 (1.23%) EMC
4 1 (1.23%) Google
4 1 (1.23%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.23%) McKesson
4 1 (1.23%) NICE Systems
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) TOWER Software
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