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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 102 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 45 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.42% 1.33% 1.37%
As % of the Applications category 12.03% 10.67% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 19
Average daily rate
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£359 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £161 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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
374 300 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.80% 12.48% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 175 134
Average daily rate £350 £349 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +7.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £132 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 45 49
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.45 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.44% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.08 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

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 2 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

MS Project Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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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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 -18 39 £375 +15.38% 8
South Yorkshire -13 4 £255 +27.50% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £381 - 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (48.53%) MS Excel
2 30 (44.12%) Project Management
2 30 (44.12%) Finance
3 20 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (27.94%) PRINCE2
4 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
5 17 (25.00%) MS Office
6 15 (22.06%) Banking
6 15 (22.06%) Retail
7 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (14.71%) MS Visio
10 8 (11.76%) Migration
10 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
10 8 (11.76%) SAP
10 8 (11.76%) Change Management
11 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
11 7 (10.29%) SQL
12 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
12 6 (8.82%) Project Planning
13 5 (7.35%) Retail Banking
14 4 (5.88%) Resource Management
14 4 (5.88%) Wonderware
14 4 (5.88%) System Testing
14 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
14 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (5.88%) ITIL
14 4 (5.88%) Business Transformation
14 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (5.88%) SAP MII

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 33 (48.53%) MS Excel
2 17 (25.00%) MS Office
3 12 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (14.71%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SAP MII
2 1 (1.47%) Agresso
2 1 (1.47%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.47%) SyteLine
2 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) ATM
1 1 (1.47%) PBX
1 1 (1.47%) Intranet
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) MySQL
1 2 (2.94%) Informix
2 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (44.12%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Banking
2 15 (22.06%) Retail
3 5 (7.35%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.41%) Advertising
6 2 (2.94%) Games
6 2 (2.94%) Legal
7 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Project Manager
2 11 (16.18%) Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Project Support Officer
3 9 (13.24%) Project Officer
4 6 (8.82%) PMO Manager
5 5 (7.35%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Project Planner
6 4 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Lead Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Programme Support Officer
7 2 (2.94%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Data Migration Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Migration Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Programme Planner
7 2 (2.94%) Data Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Software Project Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Contracts Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.41%) PMI
5 2 (2.94%) NHS
5 2 (2.94%) Wiki
5 2 (2.94%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.94%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.94%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.47%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.47%) Equities
6 1 (1.47%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Project Management
2 20 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (27.94%) PRINCE2
4 8 (11.76%) Change Management
4 8 (11.76%) Migration
5 6 (8.82%) Project Planning
6 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.88%) ITIL
6 4 (5.88%) Business Transformation
6 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 4 (5.88%) System Testing
6 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (5.88%) SDLC
7 3 (4.41%) Procure-to-pay
7 3 (4.41%) Coaching
7 3 (4.41%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.41%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (4.41%) UML
7 3 (4.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) C
2 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) PMP
3 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.47%) CCNP
3 1 (1.47%) CCNA
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) SAP
3 4 (5.88%) Wonderware
4 3 (4.41%) HP
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 2 (2.94%) VMware
6 1 (1.47%) F5
6 1 (1.47%) Verint
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.47%) Nortel
6 1 (1.47%) Avaya
6 1 (1.47%) Genesys
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
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