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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 78 69 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 40 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.76% 1.61% 1.75%
As % of the Applications category 13.42% 12.62% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 16
Average daily rate
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£366 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £148 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £374 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £187.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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
298 214 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.15% 12.80% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 136 85
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £131 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.00 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £14.30 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Leeds -21 20 £400 +17.64% 5
Halifax +7 9 £356 +1.71%
Bradford -5 8 £256 +89.81%
Huddersfield - 1 £390 -
MS Project
Yorkshire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 26 (45.61%) Finance
3 25 (43.86%) Project Management
4 16 (28.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (26.32%) MS Office
5 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 14 (24.56%) Banking
6 14 (24.56%) Retail
6 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (21.05%) PRINCE2
8 9 (15.79%) MS Visio
9 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
10 7 (12.28%) Migration
10 7 (12.28%) SAP
11 6 (10.53%) SQL
11 6 (10.53%) Change Management
11 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
11 6 (10.53%) Project Planning
12 4 (7.02%) System Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Wonderware
12 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
12 4 (7.02%) Resource Management
12 4 (7.02%) SAP MII
12 4 (7.02%) Business Transformation
12 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
12 4 (7.02%) ITIL
12 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
13 3 (5.26%) SDLC

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 15 (26.32%) MS Office
3 12 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (15.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) SAP MII
2 1 (1.75%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) PBX
1 1 (1.75%) Intranet
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
1 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
1 2 (3.51%) Informix
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
1 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (45.61%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Banking
2 14 (24.56%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Games
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.04%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Project Support Officer
2 8 (14.04%) Project Officer
3 5 (8.77%) PMO Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Lead Project Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Project Planner
4 4 (7.02%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Programme Planner
5 2 (3.51%) Data Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Programme Support Officer
5 2 (3.51%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (3.51%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Data Migration Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (1.75%) PMO Lead
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (1.75%) AWS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) IBM XIV
4 2 (3.51%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.51%) Wiki
4 2 (3.51%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.75%) Equities
5 1 (1.75%) IVR
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Project Management
2 16 (28.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.28%) Migration
5 6 (10.53%) Change Management
5 6 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.02%) System Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Resource Management
6 4 (7.02%) ITIL
6 4 (7.02%) Business Transformation
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
7 3 (5.26%) SDLC
7 3 (5.26%) UML
7 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.26%) Web Development
7 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) C
2 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) PMP
1 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.75%) CCNP
2 1 (1.75%) CCNA
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) SAP
3 4 (7.02%) Wonderware
4 3 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) F5
6 1 (1.75%) Verint
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) Nortel
6 1 (1.75%) Avaya
6 1 (1.75%) Genesys
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
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