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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 42 32 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing MS Project 26 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.59% 4.19% 1.72%
As % of the Applications category 18.18% 21.30% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 12
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£388 £351 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £319 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £427 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £25.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-35.99% -6.26%
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
143 108 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.72% 19.67% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 73 45
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £145 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £440 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £100.00 £24.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 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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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 -12 12 £413 +17.08% 2
Salisbury - 3 £298 -
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 40 (70.18%) Microsoft
2 32 (56.14%) Finance
3 28 (49.12%) Banking
4 27 (47.37%) Retail
5 24 (42.11%) Retail Banking
6 23 (40.35%) PRINCE2
6 23 (40.35%) MS Excel
7 21 (36.84%) Change Management
8 18 (31.58%) Project Management
9 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
10 14 (24.56%) Change Control
11 9 (15.79%) MS Office
12 8 (14.04%) Project Planning
12 8 (14.04%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (10.53%) PMI Certification
14 5 (8.77%) PMP
14 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
15 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
15 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
16 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
16 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
16 3 (5.26%) Matrix Management
16 3 (5.26%) Information Management
16 3 (5.26%) Document Management
16 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
16 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
16 3 (5.26%) Niku
16 3 (5.26%) Risk Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (40.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.79%) MS Office
3 8 (14.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Big Data
General
1 32 (56.14%) Finance
2 28 (49.12%) Banking
3 27 (47.37%) Retail
4 24 (42.11%) Retail Banking
5 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Analyst
2 19 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
3 15 (26.32%) Programme Analyst
4 13 (22.81%) Programme Office Analyst
5 9 (15.79%) Project Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Coordinator
6 6 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (10.53%) Project Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Project Planner
8 4 (7.02%) Junior
8 4 (7.02%) PMO Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Programme Office Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Programme Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) Workstream Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Project Officer
9 3 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Project Support Officer
10 2 (3.51%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
1 2 (3.51%) XML
1 2 (3.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) PRINCE2
2 21 (36.84%) Change Management
3 18 (31.58%) Project Management
4 14 (24.56%) Change Control
5 8 (14.04%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.26%) Matrix Management
6 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.26%) Information Management
6 3 (5.26%) Document Management
6 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Earned Value Management
7 2 (3.51%) Information Governance
7 2 (3.51%) Metadata Management
7 2 (3.51%) Dependency Management
7 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.75%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) C
2 2 (3.51%) C#
2 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 5 (8.77%) PMP
4 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) APMP
5 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) FINREP
Vendors
1 40 (70.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Niku
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
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