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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 93 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 31 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.27% 1.71% 1.74%
As % of the Applications category 10.16% 14.73% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £307 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.31%
MS Project
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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
305 258 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.48% 11.62% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 143 127
Average daily rate £300 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £423 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 71
Average hourly rate £11.74 £12.00 £10.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% +10.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £15.06 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
West Yorkshire -22 20 £396 +5.60% 13
South Yorkshire +4 7 £344 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £275 - 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 29 (46.77%) Finance
2 22 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 19 (30.65%) Project Management
3 19 (30.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (25.81%) PRINCE2
4 16 (25.81%) Retail
5 14 (22.58%) MS Office
6 12 (19.35%) Banking
7 9 (14.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (12.90%) Programme Management
9 7 (11.29%) Retail Banking
9 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
10 6 (9.68%) Change Management
10 6 (9.68%) Migration
11 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
12 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (6.45%) Change Control
12 4 (6.45%) Coaching
12 4 (6.45%) BPR
12 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
12 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
12 4 (6.45%) NHS
13 3 (4.84%) ISEB
13 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
13 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
13 3 (4.84%) Validation
13 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (4.84%) Dependency Management
13 3 (4.84%) Project Planning

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.84%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (22.58%) MS Office
3 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.23%) Niku Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) LAN
1 2 (3.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) OLAP
1 1 (1.61%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 29 (46.77%) Finance
2 16 (25.81%) Retail
3 12 (19.35%) Banking
4 7 (11.29%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Project Manager
2 17 (27.42%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Programme Manager
4 8 (12.90%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Programme Office Manager
5 5 (8.06%) PMO Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Programme Planner
6 3 (4.84%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Project Officer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Programme Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Lead Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.23%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Project Planner
7 2 (3.23%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.45%) NHS
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) FMCG
4 1 (1.61%) GIS
4 1 (1.61%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
1 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Project Management
1 19 (30.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (25.81%) PRINCE2
3 8 (12.90%) Programme Management
4 6 (9.68%) Change Management
4 6 (9.68%) Migration
5 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.45%) Change Control
6 4 (6.45%) Coaching
6 4 (6.45%) BPR
6 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.84%) Validation
7 3 (4.84%) Dependency Management
7 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.84%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.23%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.23%) Logistics
8 2 (3.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) SQL
1 1 (1.61%) VB
1 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.84%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.61%) PMP
4 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Niku
3 1 (1.61%) Novell
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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