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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 65 70 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 55 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.29% 2.00% 1.41%
As % of the Applications category 16.98% 12.50% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 11
Average daily rate
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£383 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £478 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -37.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.50 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £18.00 £34.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.33%
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
324 392 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.48% 16.01% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 171 124
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 65 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £27.90 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 +9 15 £425 +49.12% 2
Staffordshire +5 12 £391 +84.11% 1
Coventry +7 11 £438 +29.62%
Warwickshire -11 5 £433 -5.97% 2
Shropshire -5 2 £250 -24.24%
Solihull +1 1 £375 +15.38%
Wolverhampton 0 1 £413 - 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 84 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 61 (46.21%) PRINCE2
2 61 (46.21%) Project Management
3 56 (42.42%) Microsoft
4 32 (24.24%) MS Office
5 30 (22.73%) Finance
5 30 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (18.94%) SharePoint
7 24 (18.18%) MS Visio
8 23 (17.42%) MS PowerPoint
9 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (12.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 17 (12.88%) Change Management
11 16 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (10.61%) Programme Management
12 14 (10.61%) Project Planning
13 13 (9.85%) ITIL
14 12 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (8.33%) Business Transformation
15 11 (8.33%) Coaching
16 10 (7.58%) Mentoring
16 10 (7.58%) Local Government
17 9 (6.82%) Degree
17 9 (6.82%) Supplier Management
17 9 (6.82%) Firewall
17 9 (6.82%) PRINCE
17 9 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 9 (6.82%) Security Cleared
17 9 (6.82%) Change Control
18 8 (6.06%) Dependency Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (18.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.79%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.52%) Lync
3 2 (1.52%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.76%) Documentum
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 84 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 32 (24.24%) MS Office
3 24 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 23 (17.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.27%) Primavera
3 2 (1.52%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.76%) SyteLine
4 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
1 1 (0.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.82%) Firewall
2 8 (6.06%) VoIP
2 8 (6.06%) PABX
3 4 (3.03%) LAN
3 4 (3.03%) WAN
4 2 (1.52%) WebEx
5 1 (0.76%) Extranet
5 1 (0.76%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.52%) MS Access
2 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.76%) ClearQuest
General
1 30 (22.73%) Finance
2 10 (7.58%) Local Government
3 8 (6.06%) Automotive
4 5 (3.79%) Retail
5 4 (3.03%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Billing
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (32.58%) Project Manager
2 20 (15.15%) Project Planner
3 16 (12.12%) Analyst
4 10 (7.58%) PMO Analyst
5 9 (6.82%) Planning Manager
5 9 (6.82%) Administrator
5 9 (6.82%) Project Officer
6 8 (6.06%) Project Support Officer
7 7 (5.30%) Technical Manager
7 7 (5.30%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (3.79%) Programme Office Support
9 4 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 4 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (3.03%) Programme Planner
9 4 (3.03%) Network Manager
9 4 (3.03%) Network Project Manager
9 4 (3.03%) Project Administrator
10 3 (2.27%) Service Manager
10 3 (2.27%) Lean Practitioner
11 2 (1.52%) PMO Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) .NET
1 1 (0.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.30%) PMI
3 4 (3.03%) NHS
4 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.52%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Tandem
6 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) EPoS
6 1 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Android
2 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (46.21%) PRINCE2
1 61 (46.21%) Project Management
2 30 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.88%) Change Management
3 17 (12.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 16 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (10.61%) Project Planning
5 14 (10.61%) Programme Management
6 13 (9.85%) ITIL
7 12 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (8.33%) Business Transformation
8 11 (8.33%) Coaching
9 10 (7.58%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.82%) Change Control
10 9 (6.82%) PRINCE
10 9 (6.82%) Supplier Management
11 8 (6.06%) ERP
11 8 (6.06%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.06%) Migration
11 8 (6.06%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.27%) Java
2 2 (1.52%) SQL
3 1 (0.76%) VB
3 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) Degree
1 9 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 9 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.30%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.27%) PMP
4 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.27%) APMP
4 3 (2.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.52%) PgMP
6 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) P3O
2 2 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 56 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.06%) SAP
3 2 (1.52%) Citrix
3 2 (1.52%) CA
3 2 (1.52%) Lotus
3 2 (1.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (0.76%) VMware
4 1 (0.76%) Cadence
4 1 (0.76%) Google
4 1 (0.76%) Verint
4 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.76%) NetApp
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco
4 1 (0.76%) IBM
4 1 (0.76%) Sun
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