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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 86 75 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -26
Contract jobs citing MS Project 20 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.16% 1.46% 2.94%
As % of the Applications category 10.00% 11.27% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £240 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.28% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +5.26%
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
200 204 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.63% 12.98% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 130 99
Average daily rate £340 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £127 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 31
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.50 £7.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £22.00 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
Leeds -19 9 £338 -3.70% 5
Halifax +1 8 £423 +36.45% 1
Bradford -7 3 £363 +123.07% 2
Wetherby - - - -
MS Project
Yorkshire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
3 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.78%) Retail
5 15 (32.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (28.26%) PRINCE2
7 12 (26.09%) Project Management
8 10 (21.74%) Banking
9 9 (19.57%) Change Management
10 8 (17.39%) MS Office
10 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (15.22%) Migration
12 6 (13.04%) Retail Banking
12 6 (13.04%) Programme Management
13 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (10.87%) Oracle
14 4 (8.70%) NHS
14 4 (8.70%) ITIL
14 4 (8.70%) Legal
14 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
14 4 (8.70%) Release Management
14 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
15 3 (6.52%) QA
15 3 (6.52%) Change Control
15 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
15 3 (6.52%) Business Transformation
15 3 (6.52%) Validation
15 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
16 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
16 2 (4.35%) CRM

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (4.35%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.39%) MS Office
3 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.17%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) OLAP
1 1 (2.17%) Informix
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.17%) OLAP Cube
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 16 (34.78%) Retail
3 10 (21.74%) Banking
4 6 (13.04%) Retail Banking
5 4 (8.70%) Legal
6 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.22%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Programme Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Programme Office Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Release Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) PMO Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Programme Planner
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Project Planner
7 2 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Project Officer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Management Accountant
8 1 (2.17%) Programme Support Officer
8 1 (2.17%) Programme Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Programme Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) NHS
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.17%) Wiki
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.17%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (28.26%) PRINCE2
3 12 (26.09%) Project Management
4 9 (19.57%) Change Management
5 7 (15.22%) Migration
6 6 (13.04%) Programme Management
7 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL
8 4 (8.70%) Release Management
8 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.52%) Business Transformation
9 3 (6.52%) Change Control
9 3 (6.52%) Validation
9 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.35%) Resource Management
10 2 (4.35%) CRM
11 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.17%) PRINCE
11 1 (2.17%) Data Security
11 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) PHP
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
1 1 (2.17%) VB
1 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.17%) CCNP
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Novell
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Niku
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) F5
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £288.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago