The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 90 89 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing MS Project 29 31 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.19% 1.42% 2.56%
As % of the Applications category 9.45% 11.97% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 50
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £298 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.63% -30.90%
MS Project
England

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

Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
307 259 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.59% 11.85% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 121 176
Average daily rate £349 £321 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 40 43
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +23.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.39 £41.00 £22.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire -7 26 £350 -6.66% 9
South Yorkshire +3 3 £200 -45.94% 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 35 (56.45%) Finance
2 30 (48.39%) Project Management
3 29 (46.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (43.55%) MS Excel
5 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
6 19 (30.65%) PRINCE2
7 14 (22.58%) Change Management
8 10 (16.13%) MS Office
8 10 (16.13%) Project Planning
9 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.29%) JIRA
10 7 (11.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
10 7 (11.29%) Scrum
11 6 (9.68%) Migration
11 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
11 6 (9.68%) Banking
11 6 (9.68%) Retail
11 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (9.68%) Coaching
12 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
12 5 (8.06%) Windows
13 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
13 4 (6.45%) ERP
13 4 (6.45%) LAN
13 4 (6.45%) WAN
13 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
13 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (6.45%) QA

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 27 (43.55%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.13%) MS Office
3 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
3 7 (11.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.84%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.61%) Niku Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) LAN
1 4 (6.45%) WAN
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) JIRA
2 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.61%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 35 (56.45%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
2 6 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 15 (24.19%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (8.06%) PMO Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Project Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Programme Manager
9 2 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (3.23%) PMO Lead
9 2 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.84%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) IVR
4 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.61%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.61%) PMI
4 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.61%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Project Management
2 29 (46.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (30.65%) PRINCE2
4 14 (22.58%) Change Management
5 10 (16.13%) Project Planning
6 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.29%) Scrum
8 6 (9.68%) Migration
8 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
8 6 (9.68%) Coaching
9 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.45%) ERP
9 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.84%) Resource Management
10 3 (4.84%) UML
10 3 (4.84%) PRINCE
10 3 (4.84%) ITIL
10 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.84%) User Stories
11 2 (3.23%) Dependency Management
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) Niku
2 1 (1.61%) Primavera
2 1 (1.61%) VMware
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco
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