The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 55 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 21 28 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.24% 2.82% 4.66%
As % of the Applications category 17.21% 18.54% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 25
Median daily rate £415 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £267 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £422 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +86.04%

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

Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
122 151 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.01% 15.22% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 75 112
Median daily rate £350 £331 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +13.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £118 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 15
Median hourly rate £9.61 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.93% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.77 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 21 £415 +12.16%
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 30 (69.77%) MS Excel
2 26 (60.47%) Security Cleared
3 23 (53.49%) PRINCE2
3 23 (53.49%) Project Management
4 22 (51.16%) MS Office
5 21 (48.84%) SC Cleared
6 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
7 19 (44.19%) Finance
8 12 (27.91%) ITIL
8 12 (27.91%) Logistics
9 11 (25.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (20.93%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
10 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
11 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
11 7 (16.28%) APMP
12 6 (13.95%) Oracle
13 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (11.63%) Unix
13 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
14 4 (9.30%) Security Testing
14 4 (9.30%) OSCP
14 4 (9.30%) CREST Certified
14 4 (9.30%) Service Design
14 4 (9.30%) PMO
14 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
14 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 4 (9.30%) Windows
14 4 (9.30%) Legal

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (69.77%) MS Excel
2 22 (51.16%) MS Office
3 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
4 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.33%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) DB2
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.95%) Programme Planner
2 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Project Officer
3 5 (11.63%) Project Support Officer
3 5 (11.63%) Support Officer
4 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Security Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Security Technical Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Security Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Portfolio Planner
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Unix
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) PRINCE2
1 23 (53.49%) Project Management
2 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Logistics
3 9 (20.93%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
5 4 (9.30%) Security Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Service Design
5 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Coaching
6 3 (6.98%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) Security Cleared
2 21 (48.84%) SC Cleared
3 11 (25.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) APMP
6 4 (9.30%) CEH
6 4 (9.30%) CREST Certified
6 4 (9.30%) OSCP
7 2 (4.65%) PMP
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) PMO
2 1 (2.33%) ISO22301
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) BT
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Planview