The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 75 80 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -27
Contract jobs citing MS Project 43 25 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.78% 1.27% 2.57%
As % of the Applications category 11.20% 8.71% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 34
Average daily rate
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£300 £305 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £348 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.73% +37.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.70 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £34.41 £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +47.05%
Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
384 287 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.86% 14.62% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 124 142
Average daily rate £300 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £113 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 30 40
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £27.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +2 13 £425 - 1
Birmingham +1 9 £285 -11.62%
Coventry -12 7 £338 - 1
Staffordshire +6 2 £213 -21.29% 3
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Solihull 0 1 £325 -
Walsall -4 1 £213 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (45.16%) Project Management
2 35 (37.63%) MS Excel
3 33 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 32 (34.41%) PRINCE2
5 28 (30.11%) MS Office
6 27 (29.03%) Project Planning
7 24 (25.81%) Finance
8 16 (17.20%) Manufacturing
9 14 (15.05%) ERP
10 12 (12.90%) Change Management
11 11 (11.83%) Automotive
12 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (9.68%) SAP
12 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
13 8 (8.60%) Risk Management
13 8 (8.60%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (7.53%) Degree
14 7 (7.53%) Windows
14 7 (7.53%) MS Visio
15 6 (6.45%) LAN
15 6 (6.45%) WAN
15 6 (6.45%) ITIL
15 6 (6.45%) HNC
15 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
15 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
15 6 (6.45%) Validation
15 6 (6.45%) Data Analysis
15 6 (6.45%) Logistics
15 6 (6.45%) Banking
15 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.15%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.15%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 35 (37.63%) MS Excel
2 28 (30.11%) MS Office
3 8 (8.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (7.53%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.23%) CATIA
5 3 (3.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (5.38%) CA Clarity
2 2 (2.15%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.15%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.08%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.08%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) LAN
1 6 (6.45%) WAN
2 4 (4.30%) MPLS
2 4 (4.30%) IP Telephony
2 4 (4.30%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (2.15%) VLAN
3 2 (2.15%) NAS
3 2 (2.15%) DHCP
3 2 (2.15%) DNS
3 2 (2.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) DataStage
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) AdminStudio
1 2 (2.15%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.08%) MSI
General
1 24 (25.81%) Finance
2 16 (17.20%) Manufacturing
3 11 (11.83%) Automotive
4 6 (6.45%) Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.08%) Military
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Project Manager
2 20 (21.51%) Project Planner
3 12 (12.90%) Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Administrator
4 11 (11.83%) PMO Administrator
5 10 (10.75%) Project Administrator
6 9 (9.68%) PMO Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Change Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Programme Analyst
11 2 (2.15%) Programme Support Analyst
11 2 (2.15%) PMO Lead
11 2 (2.15%) SAP P2P Consultant
11 2 (2.15%) Programme Planner
11 2 (2.15%) ITIL Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) Middleware
1 2 (2.15%) Application Packaging
1 2 (2.15%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.38%) PMI
3 4 (4.30%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.30%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.15%) PDA
5 2 (2.15%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.08%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.53%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.15%) VMS
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.16%) Project Management
2 32 (34.41%) PRINCE2
3 27 (29.03%) Project Planning
4 14 (15.05%) ERP
5 12 (12.90%) Change Management
6 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.60%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.45%) Validation
8 6 (6.45%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.45%) Logistics
8 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
8 6 (6.45%) ITIL
9 5 (5.38%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.30%) Service Management
10 4 (4.30%) PRINCE
10 4 (4.30%) BCP
10 4 (4.30%) CAD
10 4 (4.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.30%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) Java
2 2 (2.15%) VB
3 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) HNC
2 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.15%) SAP Certification
4 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.15%) PMP
5 1 (1.08%) APMP
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.08%) HND
5 1 (1.08%) ISEB
5 1 (1.08%) MBA
5 1 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) P3O
2 2 (2.15%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.15%) XenApp
1 2 (2.15%) XenServer
1 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.30%) SCCM
3 2 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) SAP
3 4 (4.30%) Avaya
3 4 (4.30%) BT
4 3 (3.23%) Progress
5 2 (2.15%) BMC
5 2 (2.15%) HP
5 2 (2.15%) Dell
5 2 (2.15%) Citrix
5 2 (2.15%) VMware
5 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle
6 1 (1.08%) webMethods
6 1 (1.08%) Primavera
6 1 (1.08%) CA
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