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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 95 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 36 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.31% 2.11% 1.99%
As % of the Applications category 12.50% 16.67% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 29
Median daily rate £375 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +11.11%
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
288 324 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.48% 12.68% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 166 188
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £164 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 54
Median hourly rate £17.12 £17.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% +7.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.54 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £28.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Coventry -18 15 £375 +4.16% 3
Warwickshire 0 7 £400 -25.58% 1
Shropshire - 4 - - 1
Staffordshire -3 2 £293 -
Birmingham -13 2 £290 -6.75%
Herefordshire +14 1 £225 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 60 (56.60%) MS Excel
2 57 (53.77%) Project Management
3 40 (37.74%) PRINCE2
4 39 (36.79%) Microsoft
5 33 (31.13%) MS Office
5 33 (31.13%) Finance
6 30 (28.30%) MS Visio
7 29 (27.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (24.53%) Project Planning
9 22 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (19.81%) SharePoint
11 19 (17.92%) Change Management
12 18 (16.98%) MS PowerPoint
13 12 (11.32%) ISEB
14 10 (9.43%) Migration
14 10 (9.43%) Programme Management
15 9 (8.49%) Risk Management
15 9 (8.49%) People Management
16 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (7.55%) Data Centre
16 8 (7.55%) Resource Management
16 8 (7.55%) Time Management
16 8 (7.55%) Windows
17 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
17 7 (6.60%) SDLC
18 6 (5.66%) Windows Server
18 6 (5.66%) Contingency Planning
18 6 (5.66%) Skype
18 6 (5.66%) Software Deployment
18 6 (5.66%) Risk Assessment

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 21 (19.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.72%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.83%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 60 (56.60%) MS Excel
2 33 (31.13%) MS Office
3 30 (28.30%) MS Visio
4 18 (16.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.89%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Primavera
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.94%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Office 365
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.77%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Skype
2 4 (3.77%) WebEx
2 4 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.89%) LAN
3 2 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (1.89%) VersionOne
General
1 33 (31.13%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Automotive
3 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Local Government
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.94%) German Language
5 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Project Manager
2 16 (15.09%) Analyst
3 15 (14.15%) Project Planner
4 9 (8.49%) IT Manager
4 9 (8.49%) IT Project Manager
4 9 (8.49%) PMO Analyst
4 9 (8.49%) PMO Manager
5 7 (6.60%) Coordinator
5 7 (6.60%) PMO Planner
5 7 (6.60%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (5.66%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Programme Planner
7 5 (4.72%) Project Officer
7 5 (4.72%) Project Support Officer
7 5 (4.72%) Support Officer
8 4 (3.77%) ITIL Manager
8 4 (3.77%) ITIL Project Manager
8 4 (3.77%) PMO Project Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.66%) PMI
4 3 (2.83%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.55%) Windows
2 6 (5.66%) AIX
2 6 (5.66%) Linux
2 6 (5.66%) Solaris
2 6 (5.66%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.94%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (53.77%) Project Management
2 40 (37.74%) PRINCE2
3 29 (27.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (24.53%) Project Planning
5 22 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (17.92%) Change Management
7 10 (9.43%) Migration
7 10 (9.43%) Programme Management
8 9 (8.49%) People Management
8 9 (8.49%) Risk Management
9 8 (7.55%) Resource Management
9 8 (7.55%) Time Management
10 7 (6.60%) SDLC
11 6 (5.66%) Contingency Planning
11 6 (5.66%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (5.66%) Software Deployment
12 5 (4.72%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.72%) Data Migration
12 5 (4.72%) ITIL
12 5 (4.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) ISEB
2 6 (5.66%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.89%) APMP
6 2 (1.89%) CISM
6 2 (1.89%) CISSP
6 2 (1.89%) PMP
6 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (36.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.83%) BT
2 3 (2.83%) SAP
3 2 (1.89%) Avaya
3 2 (1.89%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (1.89%) Niku
4 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco
4 1 (0.94%) EMC
4 1 (0.94%) HP
4 1 (0.94%) Juniper
4 1 (0.94%) McKesson
4 1 (0.94%) NICE Systems
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle
4 1 (0.94%) TOWER Software
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
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