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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 31 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 31 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.31% 4.32% 3.90%
As % of the Applications category 27.43% 30.56% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 24
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£400 £395 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £316 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £508 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.42 £21.00 £28.40
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -26.05%
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
113 72 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.72% 14.15% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 52 66
Average daily rate £395 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £158 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.69 £13.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.07% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £156.75 £19.10 £86.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 9 £400 -3.61% 2
Salisbury - 8 £390 - 1
Corsham - 1 £385 -
Chippenham - - - -
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (54.39%) Finance
3 26 (45.61%) Project Management
4 22 (38.60%) Banking
5 19 (33.33%) Retail
6 18 (31.58%) PRINCE2
7 16 (28.07%) Retail Banking
8 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
8 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
9 13 (22.81%) Change Management
9 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
9 13 (22.81%) Change Control
10 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (15.79%) E-Commerce
12 8 (14.04%) Scrum
12 8 (14.04%) Waterfall
12 8 (14.04%) User Experience
13 5 (8.77%) Project Planning
14 4 (7.02%) Business Analysis
14 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
14 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
14 4 (7.02%) PMI Certification
15 3 (5.26%) Extranet
15 3 (5.26%) ISO 9001
15 3 (5.26%) PMI
15 3 (5.26%) MS Office
15 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
15 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Extranet
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) PPP
2 1 (1.75%) ATM
General
1 31 (54.39%) Finance
2 22 (38.60%) Banking
3 19 (33.33%) Retail
4 16 (28.07%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Project Manager
2 14 (24.56%) PMO Analyst
2 14 (24.56%) Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Programme Office Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Programme Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Digital Project Manager
5 6 (10.53%) Project Planner
6 4 (7.02%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.26%) Junior
7 3 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Workstream Manager
8 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Programme Planner
8 2 (3.51%) Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Delivery Project Manager
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 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) PMI
4 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Project Management
2 18 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 13 (22.81%) Change Management
3 13 (22.81%) Change Control
4 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.04%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.77%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.02%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Matrix Management
9 3 (5.26%) Information Management
9 3 (5.26%) Dependency Management
10 2 (3.51%) Information Governance
10 2 (3.51%) Metadata Management
10 2 (3.51%) Document Management
10 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) C
1 2 (3.51%) C#
1 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
1 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 38 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) EMC
3 1 (1.75%) Niku
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
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