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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 81 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 20 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.20% 2.53% 1.96%
As % of the Applications category 9.57% 21.08% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 23
Average daily rate
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£396 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +19.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £308 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.31%
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
209 185 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.59% 11.99% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 115 104
Average daily rate £315 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £136 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 32
Average hourly rate £12.38 £12.07 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £11.10 £7.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £21.40 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 January 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 January 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
Halifax +1 10 £423 +3.17%
Leeds -26 10 £293 -21.86% 8
Wetherby - - - -
Bradford - - - - 5
MS Project
Yorkshire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (57.45%) Finance
2 19 (40.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
3 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.04%) Retail
5 15 (31.91%) PRINCE2
6 12 (25.53%) Project Management
6 12 (25.53%) Banking
7 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (17.02%) MS Office
8 8 (17.02%) Programme Management
9 7 (14.89%) Retail Banking
10 6 (12.77%) Migration
10 6 (12.77%) Change Management
11 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
11 4 (8.51%) NHS
11 4 (8.51%) Change Control
11 4 (8.51%) Coaching
12 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
12 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
12 3 (6.38%) Validation
12 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
12 3 (6.38%) MS Project Server
13 2 (4.26%) Resource Management
13 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
13 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (4.26%) PRINCE
13 2 (4.26%) Intranet
13 2 (4.26%) Niku

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (6.38%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
3 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (4.26%) Niku Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (2.13%) OLAP
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 27 (57.45%) Finance
2 16 (34.04%) Retail
3 12 (25.53%) Banking
4 7 (14.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Project Manager
2 12 (25.53%) Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Programme Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Programme Office Manager
5 5 (10.64%) PMO Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Programme Planner
8 2 (4.26%) Project Officer
8 2 (4.26%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Programme Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Project Support Officer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Project Planner
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Lead Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.13%) Programme Support Officer
9 1 (2.13%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.51%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (31.91%) PRINCE2
3 12 (25.53%) Project Management
4 8 (17.02%) Programme Management
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 6 (12.77%) Change Management
6 4 (8.51%) Change Control
6 4 (8.51%) Coaching
7 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.38%) Validation
7 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.26%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE
8 2 (4.26%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (4.26%) Dependency Management
8 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.13%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
1 1 (2.13%) VB
1 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Niku
3 1 (2.13%) Novell
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle