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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 31 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.13% 3.02% 2.96%
As % of the Applications category 10.68% 17.39% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Average daily rate
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£613 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.46% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £236 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £686 £359 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.63% -30.90%
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
103 69 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 29.34% 17.34% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 37 41
Average daily rate £260 £348 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.17% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £148 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.00 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £33.65 £20.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +10 3 £260 -20.00% 1
Gatwick -7 1 £413 +22.67%
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Worthing - - - - 1
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 16 (72.73%) PRINCE2
2 11 (50.00%) MS Office
3 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (36.36%) MS Visio
4 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
4 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) Project Management
6 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (22.73%) ERP
7 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) Change Management
8 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) EMC
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) Financial Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.64%) Time Management
9 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (13.64%) Budget Control
9 3 (13.64%) CRM
9 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) Service Management
9 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
10 2 (9.09%) Telecoms

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project Server
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Office
2 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
3 8 (36.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MS Access
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Programme Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Programme Office Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Programme Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Project Office Support
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Office Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Planner
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Office Support
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.55%) CRM Manager
5 1 (4.55%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) PRINCE2
2 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) ERP
4 5 (22.73%) Change Management
4 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) CRM
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) Time Management
6 3 (13.64%) Budget Control
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) EMC
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) Primavera