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 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 49 44 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.42% 1.36% 6.82%
As % of the Applications category 10.77% 4.67% 39.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 21
Average daily rate
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£403 £413 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +16.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £291 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £611 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.33%
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
65 107 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 13.16% 29.16% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 63 42
Average daily rate £323 £290 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -16.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.06 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.95 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 2015.

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 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
East Grinstead +1 1 £330 -
Crawley -2 1 - -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (70.00%) Project Management
2 18 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 17 (56.67%) MS Office
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (36.67%) Finance
6 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 9 (30.00%) MS Visio
8 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) PMI Certification
9 6 (20.00%) PMP
9 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
9 6 (20.00%) Document Management
9 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
10 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 4 (13.33%) Intranet
11 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
11 4 (13.33%) Logistics
11 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (13.33%) Retail
11 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
12 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (10.00%) hybris
12 3 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.33%) Lync
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (56.67%) MS Office
2 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) OLAP
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.33%) Retail
4 3 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (6.67%) Banking
6 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Business Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Manager
3 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Business Systems Manager
3 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Telematics
4 1 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (3.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Project Management
2 18 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.00%) Document Management
4 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) Logistics
5 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Line Management
6 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) PMI Certification
2 6 (20.00%) PMP
3 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) hybris
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle