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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 40 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 19 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.41% 3.35% 4.37%
As % of the Applications category 28.79% 14.10% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 15
Average daily rate
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£380 £265 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.39% -29.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £208 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.06 £19.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.63% -42.42%
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
66 78 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.83% 23.78% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 38
Average daily rate £380 £268 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.05% -28.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £148 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% -33.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.68 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £34.20 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Gatwick -7 7 £385 +71.11%
Crawley -7 5 £425 +41.66%
Burgess Hill - 1 £265 -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 20 (60.61%) Project Management
3 17 (51.52%) PRINCE2
4 16 (48.48%) MS Office
4 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) Finance
6 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
7 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
8 8 (24.24%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (18.18%) Document Management
9 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 6 (18.18%) PMI Certification
9 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) PMP
10 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
10 5 (15.15%) Windows
10 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
10 5 (15.15%) Programme Management
11 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (12.12%) Retail
11 4 (12.12%) SAP
11 4 (12.12%) ITIL
11 4 (12.12%) Intranet
11 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
12 3 (9.09%) Line Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 16 (48.48%) MS Office
3 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
4 8 (24.24%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Test Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Business Manager
4 3 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Business Systems Manager
4 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Manager
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Telematics
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Project Management
2 17 (51.52%) PRINCE2
3 6 (18.18%) Document Management
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.15%) Programme Management
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) Line Management
6 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.06%) Logistics
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) CRM
7 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) PMP
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) hybris
4 1 (3.03%) Cognos
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle