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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 84 61 77
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Project 40 57 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.51% 2.51% 1.76%
As % of the Applications category 12.01% 19.26% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £143 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.42 £21.00 £28.40
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -26.05%
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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
333 296 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.55% 13.05% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 147 111
Average daily rate £315 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 56
Average hourly rate £11.75 £12.07 £10.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.61% +10.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.01 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -29 30 £375 - 7
South Yorkshire +6 5 £300 +160.86%
North Yorkshire -6 4 £275 -38.88% 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (49.28%) Finance
2 29 (42.03%) MS Excel
3 27 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
5 24 (34.78%) Project Management
6 18 (26.09%) MS Office
6 18 (26.09%) PRINCE2
7 14 (20.29%) Retail
8 11 (15.94%) Banking
9 10 (14.49%) MS Visio
10 9 (13.04%) Change Management
10 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
11 7 (10.14%) Retail Banking
11 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
12 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
12 6 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (8.70%) Migration
13 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (7.25%) Coaching
13 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
14 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
14 4 (5.80%) ERP
14 4 (5.80%) NHS
14 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (5.80%) Change Control
14 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
15 3 (4.35%) JIRA
15 3 (4.35%) MS Project Server
15 3 (4.35%) Resource Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.90%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (42.03%) MS Excel
2 18 (26.09%) MS Office
3 10 (14.49%) MS Visio
4 6 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.90%) Niku Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Intranet
1 2 (2.90%) LAN
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.45%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (1.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (49.28%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Retail
3 11 (15.94%) Banking
4 7 (10.14%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 17 (24.64%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Programme Manager
6 5 (7.25%) PMO Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Programme Office Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Programme Planner
7 3 (4.35%) Lead Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Administrator
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.90%) Project Administrator
8 2 (2.90%) Project Planner
8 2 (2.90%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.90%) Project Support Administrator
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.80%) NHS
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) IVR
2 2 (2.90%) FMCG
2 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.45%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.45%) PMI
3 1 (1.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (34.78%) Project Management
3 18 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 9 (13.04%) Change Management
4 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
5 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.70%) Migration
6 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.25%) Coaching
6 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.80%) ERP
7 4 (5.80%) Change Control
7 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.35%) Resource Management
8 3 (4.35%) Dependency Management
8 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.35%) BPR
8 3 (4.35%) Validation
8 3 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) SQL
1 1 (1.45%) VB
1 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Niku
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) Novell
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