The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 73 68 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Contract jobs citing MS Project 24 28 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.47% 1.90% 3.49%
As % of the Applications category 11.16% 15.05% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 48
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £284 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £445 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -36.36%
MS Project
Yorkshire

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

Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
215 186 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.20% 12.64% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 84 143
Average daily rate £350 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £148 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 25
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.05 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £45.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
Leeds -1 10 £350 - 5
Bradford +2 6 £450 +9.09% 2
MS Project
Yorkshire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 30 (54.55%) Finance
2 25 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 24 (43.64%) Project Management
3 24 (43.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
4 16 (29.09%) PRINCE2
5 13 (23.64%) Change Management
6 9 (16.36%) MS Office
7 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.73%) Project Planning
8 7 (12.73%) JIRA
8 7 (12.73%) Scrum
8 7 (12.73%) MS Visio
9 6 (10.91%) Banking
9 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (9.09%) Coaching
10 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
10 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
11 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.27%) Retail
12 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
12 3 (5.45%) User Stories
12 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (5.45%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (5.45%) Migration
12 3 (5.45%) ERP
12 3 (5.45%) Windows

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.36%) MS Office
3 7 (12.73%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.82%) Niku Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) LAN
1 2 (3.64%) WAN
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
1 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) JIRA
2 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 30 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Project Manager
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) PMO Manager
5 5 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Programme Planner
7 3 (5.45%) Programme Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Project Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Project Planner
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Programme Manager
8 2 (3.64%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.64%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) IVR
4 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.82%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.82%) PMI
4 1 (1.82%) GIS
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Project Management
1 24 (43.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (29.09%) PRINCE2
3 13 (23.64%) Change Management
4 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.73%) Project Planning
5 7 (12.73%) Scrum
6 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 5 (9.09%) Coaching
7 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.45%) ERP
8 3 (5.45%) PRINCE
8 3 (5.45%) UML
8 3 (5.45%) Migration
8 3 (5.45%) User Stories
8 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.64%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.64%) Content Management
9 2 (3.64%) Web Development
9 2 (3.64%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Niku
2 1 (1.82%) Primavera
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco
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