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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 34 37
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.67% 0.62% 1.91%
As % of the Applications category 15.79% 8.70% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £370 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.77% +30.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £450 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £332 £370
% change year-on-year +13.12% -10.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year +11.64% -28.34%  

Microsoft Project is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 38 23 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.58% 7.17% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 32
Median daily rate £349 £260 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.13% +36.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £138 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 £8.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.63% -34.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Luton -5 1 £188 -58.33%
Dunstable - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) PMO
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Governance
6 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (10.00%) People Management
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Confluence
7 1 (10.00%) R
7 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
7 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
7 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (10.00%) GDPR
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management

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 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) PMO Lead
2 2 (20.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Leader
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
Bedfordshire
Modis International
Rate: £23.00 - £28.00 per hour
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