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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 87 93 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Contract jobs citing MS Project 33 26 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.40% 1.17% 2.83%
As % of the Applications category 11.74% 9.89% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 45
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £313 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £31.56 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-50.08% +19.07%
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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
281 263 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.95% 11.84% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 133 181
Average daily rate £348 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 46 46
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.77 £42.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
West Yorkshire +7 29 £330 -8.96% 3
South Yorkshire +6 3 £200 -34.95%
North Yorkshire - - - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (52.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (50.75%) Finance
3 33 (49.25%) Project Management
4 32 (47.76%) MS Excel
5 21 (31.34%) PRINCE2
6 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
7 17 (25.37%) Change Management
8 15 (22.39%) MS Office
9 11 (16.42%) Project Planning
10 8 (11.94%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (11.94%) MS Visio
11 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
11 7 (10.45%) Scrum
11 7 (10.45%) Banking
11 7 (10.45%) JIRA
12 6 (8.96%) Retail
12 6 (8.96%) Migration
12 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (7.46%) Windows
13 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
14 4 (5.97%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (5.97%) Supplier Management
14 4 (5.97%) ITIL
14 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
14 4 (5.97%) ERP
14 4 (5.97%) LAN

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (47.76%) MS Excel
2 15 (22.39%) MS Office
3 8 (11.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (11.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.97%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.49%) Niku Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) LAN
1 4 (5.97%) WAN
2 3 (4.48%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.49%) Intranet
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) JIRA
2 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.49%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 34 (50.75%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Project Manager
2 19 (28.36%) Analyst
3 13 (19.40%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) PMO Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Test Leader
7 2 (2.99%) Project Support Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.99%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Project Planner
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.99%) IVR
3 1 (1.49%) GIS
3 1 (1.49%) PMI
3 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.49%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (49.25%) Project Management
3 21 (31.34%) PRINCE2
4 17 (25.37%) Change Management
5 11 (16.42%) Project Planning
6 7 (10.45%) Scrum
7 6 (8.96%) Migration
8 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
9 4 (5.97%) Supplier Management
9 4 (5.97%) ITIL
9 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.97%) ERP
9 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.48%) User Stories
10 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.48%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.48%) UML
10 3 (4.48%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.99%) ISEB
2 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) VMware
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle
2 1 (1.49%) SAP
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco
2 1 (1.49%) Niku
2 1 (1.49%) Primavera