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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 60 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Project 64 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.72% 1.54% 1.47%
As % of the Applications category 18.99% 10.14% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 13 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% +19.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £213 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £419 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 6
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £18.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.45%
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
337 355 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.30% 15.15% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 150 120
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.68 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% +10.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £34.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 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
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 3 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 +8 19 £429 +53.12% 9
Staffordshire +7 12 £400 +88.23% 1
Coventry +15 11 £438 +45.83% 2
Solihull +3 4 £300 -7.69% 2
Warwickshire -6 4 £324 -23.82%
Worcestershire +6 2 £250 -
Shropshire -2 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £413 - 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 81 (63.78%) MS Excel
2 59 (46.46%) PRINCE2
3 58 (45.67%) Microsoft
4 56 (44.09%) Project Management
5 29 (22.83%) MS Office
5 29 (22.83%) Finance
5 29 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (15.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 20 (15.75%) MS Visio
7 20 (15.75%) SharePoint
8 17 (13.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 15 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (10.24%) Programme Management
10 13 (10.24%) Project Planning
11 12 (9.45%) ITIL
11 12 (9.45%) Change Management
12 11 (8.66%) Automotive
12 11 (8.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (8.66%) Coaching
13 10 (7.87%) Mentoring
13 10 (7.87%) Business Transformation
13 10 (7.87%) Security Cleared
13 10 (7.87%) Degree
13 10 (7.87%) Local Government
14 9 (7.09%) Supplier Management
14 9 (7.09%) Firewall
14 9 (7.09%) PRINCE
14 9 (7.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (6.30%) PABX

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 20 (15.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.94%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.57%) Lync
3 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.57%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.79%) Documentum
Applications
1 81 (63.78%) MS Excel
2 29 (22.83%) MS Office
3 20 (15.75%) MS Visio
3 20 (15.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.36%) Primavera
3 2 (1.57%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.79%) SyteLine
4 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.09%) Firewall
2 8 (6.30%) PABX
2 8 (6.30%) VoIP
3 4 (3.15%) WAN
3 4 (3.15%) LAN
4 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.79%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.57%) MS Access
2 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Zephyr
2 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.79%) ClearQuest
General
1 29 (22.83%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Automotive
3 10 (7.87%) Local Government
4 6 (4.72%) Retail
5 4 (3.15%) Banking
6 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (32.28%) Project Manager
2 20 (15.75%) Project Planner
3 13 (10.24%) Analyst
4 9 (7.09%) Administrator
4 9 (7.09%) Planning Manager
5 8 (6.30%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (5.51%) Technical Project Manager
6 7 (5.51%) Technical Manager
7 6 (4.72%) Project Officer
8 5 (3.94%) Project Support Officer
8 5 (3.94%) Programme Office Support
8 5 (3.94%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (3.94%) Programme Planner
9 4 (3.15%) Network Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Network Project Manager
10 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 3 (2.36%) Project Administrator
10 3 (2.36%) Service Manager
10 3 (2.36%) Lean Practitioner
10 3 (2.36%) PMO Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) .NET
1 1 (0.79%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.51%) PMI
3 5 (3.94%) NHS
4 3 (2.36%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.57%) EPoS
5 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Tandem
6 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.57%) Windows
1 2 (1.57%) Android
1 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.46%) PRINCE2
2 56 (44.09%) Project Management
3 29 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 15 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (10.24%) Programme Management
6 13 (10.24%) Project Planning
7 12 (9.45%) ITIL
7 12 (9.45%) Change Management
8 11 (8.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (8.66%) Coaching
9 10 (7.87%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.87%) Business Transformation
10 9 (7.09%) Supplier Management
10 9 (7.09%) PRINCE
11 8 (6.30%) Migration
12 7 (5.51%) ERP
12 7 (5.51%) Risk Management
12 7 (5.51%) Dependency Management
12 7 (5.51%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.15%) Java
2 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.57%) PHP
2 2 (1.57%) SQL
3 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) Degree
1 10 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (5.51%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.36%) PMP
6 3 (2.36%) APMP
6 3 (2.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.57%) PgMP
8 1 (0.79%) ISEB
8 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) P3O
2 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 58 (45.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.30%) SAP
3 2 (1.57%) Citrix
3 2 (1.57%) CA
3 2 (1.57%) Lotus
3 2 (1.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.57%) Google
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle
4 1 (0.79%) Verint
4 1 (0.79%) VMware
4 1 (0.79%) Cadence
4 1 (0.79%) Apple
4 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.79%) NetApp
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco
4 1 (0.79%) IBM
4 1 (0.79%) Sun
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