The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 39 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 18 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.80% 4.23% 5.63%
As % of the Applications category 21.43% 29.33% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 32
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£463 £415 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% +23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £371 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £508 £415
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
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Applications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
84 75 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.08% 14.42% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 51 80
Average daily rate £425 £371 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +16.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £160 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £456 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Average hourly rate £22.69 £14.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.48% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.35 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £20.42 £88.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Wiltshire region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Wiltshire region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Swindon -22 5 £400 -3.61% 3
Salisbury - 2 £525 - 2
Trowbridge -3 1 £450 -
Chippenham - - - -
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 26 (55.32%) Finance
3 23 (48.94%) Project Management
4 17 (36.17%) Banking
5 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
5 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
6 12 (25.53%) Change Control
7 11 (23.40%) Change Management
7 11 (23.40%) Retail
7 11 (23.40%) Retail Banking
7 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
7 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
8 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
8 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.02%) User Experience
9 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
9 8 (17.02%) Scrum
10 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
11 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
11 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (6.38%) MS Project Server
12 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (6.38%) QA
12 3 (6.38%) Information Management
12 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
12 3 (6.38%) Extranet
12 3 (6.38%) PMI
12 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Extranet
2 1 (2.13%) ATM
2 1 (2.13%) PPP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
General
1 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Banking
3 11 (23.40%) Retail
3 11 (23.40%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Project Manager
2 12 (25.53%) PMO Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Programme Office Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Programme Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Digital Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Project Planner
5 4 (8.51%) Coordinator
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Workstream Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Project Support Coordinator
8 1 (2.13%) Change Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Business Change Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Online Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Programme Office Support
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
1 2 (4.26%) XML
1 2 (4.26%) XSLT
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) User Experience
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) PMI
4 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Project Management
2 12 (25.53%) Change Control
3 11 (23.40%) Change Management
3 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
4 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
4 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
5 8 (17.02%) Scrum
6 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.38%) Information Management
7 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.38%) PRINCE
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL
8 2 (4.26%) Service Management
8 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.26%) Document Management
8 2 (4.26%) Information Governance
8 2 (4.26%) Metadata Management
8 2 (4.26%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C
1 2 (4.26%) C#
1 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) COREP
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) EMC
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
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