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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 65 79 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Contract jobs citing MS Project 30 22 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.77% 1.43% 3.58%
As % of the Applications category 13.57% 12.64% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 42
Average daily rate
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£328 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.65% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £321 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £348 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.75% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £31.56 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-50.08% +17.96%
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
221 174 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.01% 11.32% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 85 150
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 19
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £42.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.53%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 +9 17 £350 -7.28% 2
Bradford +2 2 £135 -62.75% 2
MS Project
Yorkshire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (54.24%) Finance
2 29 (49.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (47.46%) MS Excel
3 28 (47.46%) Project Management
4 16 (27.12%) PRINCE2
4 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
5 15 (25.42%) Change Management
6 13 (22.03%) MS Office
7 9 (15.25%) Project Planning
8 8 (13.56%) MS Visio
9 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
9 7 (11.86%) Scrum
9 7 (11.86%) Banking
9 7 (11.86%) JIRA
10 6 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.47%) Retail
11 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.78%) Migration
12 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
12 4 (6.78%) Resource Management
12 4 (6.78%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (5.08%) ITIL
13 3 (5.08%) Windows
13 3 (5.08%) UML
13 3 (5.08%) ERP
13 3 (5.08%) LAN
13 3 (5.08%) WAN

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (47.46%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.03%) MS Office
3 8 (13.56%) MS Visio
4 6 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (6.78%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.69%) Niku Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) LAN
1 3 (5.08%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.69%) Intranet
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) JIRA
2 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 32 (54.24%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Project Manager
2 20 (33.90%) Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.08%) PMO Manager
8 2 (3.39%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Project Support Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Project Planner
8 2 (3.39%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.39%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) PMO Lead
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.39%) IVR
3 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.69%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.69%) PMI
3 1 (1.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (47.46%) Project Management
3 16 (27.12%) PRINCE2
4 15 (25.42%) Change Management
5 9 (15.25%) Project Planning
6 7 (11.86%) Scrum
7 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Resource Management
8 4 (6.78%) Migration
8 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.08%) ERP
9 3 (5.08%) UML
9 3 (5.08%) PRINCE
9 3 (5.08%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.08%) ITIL
9 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.08%) Change Control
9 3 (5.08%) User Stories
10 2 (3.39%) Dependency Management
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) ISEB
1 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Niku
2 1 (1.69%) Primavera
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle
2 1 (1.69%) SAP
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago