The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 37 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.34% 4.07% 4.27%
As % of the Applications category 5.26% 25.81% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 6
Average daily rate
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£536 £335 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.07% -11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £239 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £706 £558 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +15.79%
MS Project
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Applications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
95 62 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.40% 15.78% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 45
Average daily rate £260 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.63% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £190 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.00 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £21.50 £26.00
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 West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the West Sussex region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the West Sussex region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex 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
Crawley +5 1 £260 -20.00% 1
East Grinstead -3 1 - -
Gatwick -12 1 £413 +19.56%
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - - 3
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 14 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 9 (56.25%) MS Office
3 7 (43.75%) Programme Management
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
5 5 (31.25%) ERP
5 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) CRM
7 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
7 3 (18.75%) Time Management
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Budget Control
7 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (18.75%) Service Management
7 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (12.50%) VMware
8 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 2 (12.50%) MS Project Server
8 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (12.50%) Asset Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
4 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Programme Office Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Programme Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Planner
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Office Support
4 2 (12.50%) Project Office Support
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Office Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 7 (43.75%) Programme Management
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) ERP
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) Budget Control
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (12.50%) Security Management
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) EMC
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) NetApp
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Primavera