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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 35 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 25 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.57% 3.24% 4.17%
As % of the Applications category 26.88% 15.60% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 18
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£375 £407 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +14.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.98% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+58.73% -58.00%
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
93 141 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.29% 20.80% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 94 70
Average daily rate £350 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £195 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 15
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +38.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £31.50 £64.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +6 20 £378 -8.59% 2
Salisbury +3 1 £355 +19.32%
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 21 (51.22%) Finance
2 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
3 19 (46.34%) SC Cleared
3 19 (46.34%) PRINCE2
4 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
5 15 (36.59%) ITIL
6 12 (29.27%) Banking
7 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
7 9 (21.95%) Change Management
8 8 (19.51%) Project Management
8 8 (19.51%) Retail
8 8 (19.51%) Retail Banking
9 7 (17.07%) Project Planning
9 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
9 7 (17.07%) MS Office
9 7 (17.07%) Change Control
10 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
11 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
11 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
12 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
12 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (7.32%) APMP
12 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 2 (4.88%) Dependency Management
13 2 (4.88%) P3O
13 2 (4.88%) Line Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.07%) MS Office
3 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.44%) Niku Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 21 (51.22%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Banking
3 8 (19.51%) Retail
3 8 (19.51%) Retail Banking
4 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.88%) Billing
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Back Office
6 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Project Manager
2 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Programme Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Programme Office Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) PMO Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Risk Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Junior
5 2 (4.88%) Project Planner
6 1 (2.44%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Applications Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Security Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
1 1 (2.44%) WCF
1 1 (2.44%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) PMI
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) PRINCE2
2 15 (36.59%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Change Management
4 8 (19.51%) Project Management
5 7 (17.07%) Project Planning
5 7 (17.07%) Change Control
6 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.88%) Dependency Management
9 2 (4.88%) Line Management
9 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.88%) Service Management
9 2 (4.88%) CRM
9 2 (4.88%) Scrum
10 1 (2.44%) Information Security
10 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
2 19 (46.34%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (7.32%) APMP
4 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CISM
6 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.44%) PMP
6 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) P3O
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Niku
3 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle