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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 39 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 16 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.57% 5.27% 5.21%
As % of the Applications category 19.51% 28.81% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 23
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£350 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £203 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.06 £19.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.63% -42.42%
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
82 118 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.18% 18.29% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 87 59
Average daily rate £350 £270 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -21.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £175 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £451 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
Average hourly rate £20.19 £35.00 £15.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.32% +126.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £48.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 10 £375 +1.21% 2
Corsham -9 2 £266 +10.62%
Salisbury +9 1 £355 +57.77% 1
Trowbridge - 1 £400 -
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Banking
4 12 (42.86%) Project Management
5 9 (32.14%) Change Management
5 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
6 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 8 (28.57%) MS Office
6 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) Retail
6 8 (28.57%) Project Planning
6 8 (28.57%) Retail Banking
7 7 (25.00%) Change Control
7 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
9 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 4 (14.29%) Scrum
9 4 (14.29%) User Experience
10 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
10 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.71%) ITIL
10 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
10 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (7.14%) APMP
11 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
11 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Niku Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Banking
3 8 (28.57%) Retail
3 8 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
5 2 (7.14%) Billing
5 2 (7.14%) Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) PMO Analyst
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Project Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Programme Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Programme Office Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Producer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planner
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Office Support
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Office Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Web Producer
6 1 (3.57%) PMO Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Project Management
2 9 (32.14%) Change Management
2 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
3 8 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 7 (25.00%) Change Control
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.14%) Web Development
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 2 (7.14%) Service Management
8 2 (7.14%) Dependency Management
8 2 (7.14%) Line Management
8 2 (7.14%) Digital Content Management
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) APMP
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
1 2 (7.14%) P3O
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Niku
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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