Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Microsoft Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Project
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 60 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 10 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.49% 0.16% 1.93%
As % of the Applications category 17.54% 3.57% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
Bedfordshire median daily rate £370 - £205
10th Percentile £271 - £144
90th Percentile £455 - £361
East of England median daily rate £378 £425 £398
% change year-on-year -11.18% +6.92% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.25 - £12.00
10th Percentile £24.33 - £11.00
90th Percentile £26.58 - £14.85
East of England median hourly rate £28.27 £39.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -27.53% -3.70% +145.45%

Microsoft Project is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 57 28 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 8.47% 4.52% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 42
Bedfordshire median daily rate £275 £325 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +40.54% -38.33%
10th Percentile £125 £120 £105
90th Percentile £475 £450 £436
East of England median daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +4.00% +0.81% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £10.30 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.72% -1.90% -19.23%
10th Percentile £11.43 £9.26 £9.93
90th Percentile £26.40 £32.46 £15.95
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -4.55% +11.86% -10.61%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Project in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £349 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) PMO
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) B2C
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) PMO Lead
2 2 (20.00%) PMO Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Office Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Office Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) B2C
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix