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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 62 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 62 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.40% 1.83% 1.81%
As % of the Applications category 15.86% 12.88% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £370 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.73% +26.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £15.30 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £35.54 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +15.79%
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
391 295 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.13% 14.18% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 137 151
Average daily rate £300 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 34 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.70 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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
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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
Warwickshire +6 24 £418 +13.99% 1
Birmingham -2 10 £293 -5.64% 1
Coventry -10 7 £375 +20.00%
Solihull +6 3 £325 -
Staffordshire -3 2 £281 -1.31% 1
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (44.68%) PRINCE2
1 42 (44.68%) Project Management
2 36 (38.30%) MS Excel
3 34 (36.17%) Project Planning
4 32 (34.04%) Finance
5 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
6 24 (25.53%) MS Office
7 16 (17.02%) ERP
8 12 (12.77%) MS Visio
9 11 (11.70%) SAP
9 11 (11.70%) Oracle
9 11 (11.70%) Change Management
9 11 (11.70%) Manufacturing
10 10 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
11 9 (9.57%) ITIL
11 9 (9.57%) PMI
11 9 (9.57%) PMI Certification
12 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
12 8 (8.51%) Critical Path Analysis
12 8 (8.51%) Business Analysis
12 8 (8.51%) Automotive
13 7 (7.45%) Windows
14 6 (6.38%) Agresso
14 6 (6.38%) Service Delivery
14 6 (6.38%) Programme Management
14 6 (6.38%) Banking
14 6 (6.38%) Degree
14 6 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (5.32%) CA Clarity
15 5 (5.32%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.13%) Documentum
2 2 (2.13%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.13%) IIS
2 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.13%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (38.30%) MS Excel
2 24 (25.53%) MS Office
3 12 (12.77%) MS Visio
4 10 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.06%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Agresso
2 5 (5.32%) CA Clarity
3 4 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (2.13%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.06%) SAP APO
6 1 (1.06%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.06%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.06%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.06%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (2.13%) DHCP
2 2 (2.13%) DNS
2 2 (2.13%) SAN
2 2 (2.13%) VLAN
2 2 (2.13%) NAS
3 1 (1.06%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (2.13%) DataStage
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) AdminStudio
1 2 (2.13%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.06%) MSI
2 1 (1.06%) LabVIEW
General
1 32 (34.04%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.51%) Automotive
4 6 (6.38%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Project Manager
2 19 (20.21%) Analyst
3 18 (19.15%) Project Planner
4 13 (13.83%) Administrator
5 12 (12.77%) PMO Administrator
6 11 (11.70%) Project Administrator
7 10 (10.64%) PMO Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Consultant
8 7 (7.45%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (4.26%) Project Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Project Support Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Programme Manager
11 3 (3.19%) Test Leader
11 3 (3.19%) Programme Analyst
12 2 (2.13%) Programme Support Analyst
12 2 (2.13%) Junior
12 2 (2.13%) Business Analyst
12 2 (2.13%) Test Manager
12 2 (2.13%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) XML
1 2 (2.13%) Middleware
1 2 (2.13%) Application Packaging
1 2 (2.13%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) PMI
2 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.13%) PDA
3 2 (2.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.06%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.13%) VMS
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.68%) PRINCE2
1 42 (44.68%) Project Management
2 34 (36.17%) Project Planning
3 16 (17.02%) ERP
4 11 (11.70%) Change Management
5 9 (9.57%) ITIL
6 8 (8.51%) Business Analysis
6 8 (8.51%) Critical Path Analysis
7 6 (6.38%) Programme Management
7 6 (6.38%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.32%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.26%) Logistics
9 4 (4.26%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.26%) Time Management
9 4 (4.26%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.26%) Change Control
10 3 (3.19%) Quantitative Risk Management
10 3 (3.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (3.19%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.19%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.26%) Java
2 3 (3.19%) VB
3 2 (2.13%) SQL
4 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) PMI Certification
2 6 (6.38%) Degree
3 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (4.26%) HNC
4 3 (3.19%) SAP Certification
4 3 (3.19%) PMP
4 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) APMG
5 2 (2.13%) ISEB
5 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.06%) HND
6 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.06%) PgMP
6 1 (1.06%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) P3O
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.13%) XenApp
1 2 (2.13%) XenServer
1 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.26%) SCCM
3 2 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) Oracle
2 11 (11.70%) SAP
3 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.13%) webMethods
4 2 (2.13%) Primavera
4 2 (2.13%) Dell
4 2 (2.13%) Citrix
4 2 (2.13%) CA
4 2 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.06%) Cadence
5 1 (1.06%) IBM
5 1 (1.06%) SolidWorks
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