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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 50 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 81 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.18% 1.37% 1.79%
As % of the Applications category 21.83% 8.58% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 15 10
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£371 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £184 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £420 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.35 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.06 £19.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.63% -42.42%
MS Project
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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 West Midlands region.

Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
371 373 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.55% 15.96% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 137 106
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £177 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 67 45
Average hourly rate £22.35 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.52% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +19 29 £320 +6.66% 4
Coventry +9 13 £450 +111.76%
Staffordshire - 8 £400 - 2
Solihull +8 7 £300 -
Warwickshire -6 5 £283 +13.00%
Shropshire -2 3 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £250 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £432 -
Kingswinford - 1 - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 78 (62.40%) MS Excel
2 56 (44.80%) Project Management
3 55 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 52 (41.60%) PRINCE2
5 30 (24.00%) MS Office
5 30 (24.00%) Finance
6 27 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (17.60%) MS PowerPoint
7 22 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (16.00%) MS Visio
9 18 (14.40%) SharePoint
10 17 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 14 (11.20%) ITIL
13 13 (10.40%) Change Management
14 12 (9.60%) Automotive
14 12 (9.60%) Programme Management
14 12 (9.60%) Project Planning
15 11 (8.80%) Security Cleared
15 11 (8.80%) Coaching
15 11 (8.80%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (8.00%) Business Transformation
16 10 (8.00%) Mentoring
16 10 (8.00%) PRINCE
17 9 (7.20%) Degree
17 9 (7.20%) Dependency Management
18 8 (6.40%) Change Control
18 8 (6.40%) Supplier Management
18 8 (6.40%) PMI Certification
18 8 (6.40%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 18 (14.40%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.00%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.60%) Lync
3 2 (1.60%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.80%) Documentum
Applications
1 78 (62.40%) MS Excel
2 30 (24.00%) MS Office
3 22 (17.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (16.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (4.00%) CA PPM
2 3 (2.40%) Primavera
3 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.80%) SyteLine
3 1 (0.80%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) VoIP
1 5 (4.00%) Firewall
1 5 (4.00%) PABX
2 2 (1.60%) WAN
3 1 (0.80%) LAN
3 1 (0.80%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.80%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.80%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.80%) Zephyr
General
1 30 (24.00%) Finance
2 12 (9.60%) Automotive
3 7 (5.60%) Local Government
4 6 (4.80%) Retail
5 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.20%) Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Billing
6 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Electronics
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (27.20%) Project Manager
2 22 (17.60%) Project Planner
3 14 (11.20%) Analyst
4 9 (7.20%) Administrator
4 9 (7.20%) Planning Manager
4 9 (7.20%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (4.00%) Programme Planner
5 5 (4.00%) Programme Office Support
5 5 (4.00%) Technical Manager
6 4 (3.20%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (3.20%) Project Support Officer
6 4 (3.20%) Service Manager
6 4 (3.20%) Project Officer
7 3 (2.40%) Consultant
7 3 (2.40%) Network Project Manager
7 3 (2.40%) Project Administrator
7 3 (2.40%) Network Manager
7 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (2.40%) PMO Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) .NET
1 1 (0.80%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.60%) PMI
3 3 (2.40%) NHS
4 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.60%) EPoS
5 1 (0.80%) Tandem
5 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.80%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.60%) Android
2 1 (0.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.80%) Project Management
2 52 (41.60%) PRINCE2
3 27 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 14 (11.20%) ITIL
7 13 (10.40%) Change Management
8 12 (9.60%) Programme Management
8 12 (9.60%) Project Planning
9 11 (8.80%) Coaching
9 11 (8.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (8.00%) Business Transformation
10 10 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.00%) PRINCE
11 9 (7.20%) Dependency Management
12 8 (6.40%) Change Control
12 8 (6.40%) Supplier Management
13 7 (5.60%) ERP
13 7 (5.60%) Risk Management
14 6 (4.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.20%) Java
2 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.60%) PHP
2 2 (1.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.80%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.20%) Degree
3 8 (6.40%) PMI Certification
4 7 (5.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (4.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.20%) PMP
7 3 (2.40%) APMP
7 3 (2.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (1.60%) PgMP
9 1 (0.80%) ISEB
9 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) P3O
2 2 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 55 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.40%) SAP
3 2 (1.60%) Fujitsu
3 2 (1.60%) Google
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle
3 2 (1.60%) Citrix
3 2 (1.60%) CA
3 2 (1.60%) Lotus
4 1 (0.80%) Apple
4 1 (0.80%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.80%) NetApp
4 1 (0.80%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.80%) Sun
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco
4 1 (0.80%) VMware
4 1 (0.80%) Cadence
4 1 (0.80%) Verint
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago