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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 75 46 67
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Project 32 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.74% 3.00% 2.13%
As % of the Applications category 13.50% 24.24% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 17
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £144 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £414 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -33.33%
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
237 198 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.88% 12.37% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 111 90
Average daily rate £315 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 28
Average hourly rate £11.63 £12.07 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% +20.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £10.81 £7.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £22.05 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -22 17 £320 -14.66% 4
Halifax +2 13 £430 +196.20% 1
Bradford -12 2 £286 -18.21% 2
Pudsey - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
MS Project
Yorkshire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (55.36%) Finance
2 24 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (39.29%) MS Excel
3 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 19 (33.93%) Project Management
5 18 (32.14%) PRINCE2
6 14 (25.00%) Retail
7 12 (21.43%) MS Office
8 11 (19.64%) Banking
9 9 (16.07%) Change Management
10 8 (14.29%) Programme Management
10 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (12.50%) MS Visio
11 7 (12.50%) Retail Banking
12 6 (10.71%) Migration
13 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
13 5 (8.93%) Coaching
14 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
14 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
14 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
14 4 (7.14%) Change Control
14 4 (7.14%) NHS
14 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
15 3 (5.36%) Validation
15 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
15 3 (5.36%) MS Project Server
15 3 (5.36%) Resource Management
15 3 (5.36%) QA
15 3 (5.36%) Mentoring

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.36%) MS Project Server
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (21.43%) MS Office
3 7 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.57%) Niku Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) OLAP
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.79%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 31 (55.36%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Retail
3 11 (19.64%) Banking
4 7 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 13 (23.21%) Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Programme Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Programme Office Manager
5 5 (8.93%) PMO Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Programme Planner
7 3 (5.36%) Lead Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Programme Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Project Officer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Project Support Officer
8 2 (3.57%) Project Planner
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
9 1 (1.79%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.14%) NHS
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) IVR
3 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.79%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) PMI
3 1 (1.79%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
1 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
1 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (33.93%) Project Management
3 18 (32.14%) PRINCE2
4 9 (16.07%) Change Management
5 8 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 6 (10.71%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) Coaching
7 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.14%) Change Control
9 3 (5.36%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.36%) Validation
10 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.57%) ERP
10 2 (3.57%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.57%) Scrum
10 2 (3.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
1 1 (1.79%) VB
1 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Niku
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Novell
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