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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 69 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Project 26 26 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.59% 1.76% 3.52%
As % of the Applications category 12.26% 14.86% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 48
Average daily rate
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£340 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £320 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £25.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-35.99% -6.26%
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
212 175 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.97% 11.86% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 79 148
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £158 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 25
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.60 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £45.00 £20.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 17 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 17 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 -3 13 £340 -15.00% 4
Bradford -2 4 £450 +9.09% 2
MS Project
Yorkshire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 32 (58.18%) Finance
2 26 (47.27%) Project Management
3 25 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (41.82%) MS Excel
5 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
6 16 (29.09%) PRINCE2
7 11 (20.00%) Change Management
7 11 (20.00%) MS Office
8 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.55%) Project Planning
9 7 (12.73%) JIRA
9 7 (12.73%) Scrum
10 6 (10.91%) MS Visio
10 6 (10.91%) Banking
10 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (9.09%) Coaching
11 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (9.09%) Retail
11 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
12 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
12 4 (7.27%) Programme Management
12 4 (7.27%) Migration
12 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
13 3 (5.45%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (5.45%) Change Control
13 3 (5.45%) User Stories
13 3 (5.45%) Resource Management
13 3 (5.45%) QA
13 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 23 (41.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.00%) MS Office
3 6 (10.91%) MS Visio
4 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (5.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.82%) Niku Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) LAN
1 3 (5.45%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
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%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (58.18%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Project Manager
2 15 (27.27%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) PMO Manager
5 5 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Project Planner
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Project Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.64%) Project Support Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.64%) IVR
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.82%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.82%) GIS
3 1 (1.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Project Management
2 25 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (29.09%) PRINCE2
4 11 (20.00%) Change Management
5 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.55%) Project Planning
6 7 (12.73%) Scrum
7 5 (9.09%) Coaching
8 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.27%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.27%) Migration
8 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.45%) Change Control
9 3 (5.45%) User Stories
9 3 (5.45%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.45%) ERP
9 3 (5.45%) UML
9 3 (5.45%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.64%) BPR
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco
2 1 (1.82%) Primavera
2 1 (1.82%) Niku
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £230.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £500c a day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago