Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 16 October 2018 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 96 112
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16 -25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 46 68 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.17% 1.69% 1.48%
As % of the Applications category 10.13% 13.88% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 39
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £310 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -29.14% +29.63%
10th Percentile £190 £153 £273
90th Percentile £575 £500 £530
South East median daily rate £417 £389 £368
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.78% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £37.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.51% +155.17% -85.24%
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.12 £20.75
% change year-on-year -10.43% +21.06% -3.49%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 454 490 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.55% 12.20% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 189 206
Berkshire median daily rate £360 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £126 £122 £163
90th Percentile £488 £489 £481
South East median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.47% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 63 74
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.10 £15.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £27.40 £35.78 £23.99
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% - +3.33%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Berkshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Berkshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Berkshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Berkshire

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Reading -6 14 £200 -55.56% 1
Slough -4 6 £550 +91.30%
Bracknell -4 4 £250 +61.29%
Newbury -6 4 £223 -
Maidenhead -21 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 £494 -
Microsoft Project
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 26 (56.52%) Project Management
2 23 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (43.48%) Telecoms
4 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 18 (39.13%) PRINCE2
4 18 (39.13%) PMO
5 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (28.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (28.26%) Finance
7 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (23.91%) MS Visio
9 10 (21.74%) Project Planning
10 7 (15.22%) Programme Management
10 7 (15.22%) Dependency Management
11 6 (13.04%) Change Management
11 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
11 6 (13.04%) ITIL
12 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
12 5 (10.87%) Ericsson
12 5 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (10.87%) Remedy
12 5 (10.87%) Marketing
12 5 (10.87%) VoLTE
12 5 (10.87%) JIRA
12 5 (10.87%) Resource Management
12 5 (10.87%) Time Management
12 5 (10.87%) LTE
12 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
13 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
13 4 (8.70%) Demand Management

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (28.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (23.91%) MS Visio
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Basecamp
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
1 1 (2.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) LTE
1 5 (10.87%) VoLTE
1 5 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) JIRA
General
1 20 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 13 (28.26%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Marketing
4 3 (6.52%) Retail
5 2 (4.35%) Billing
6 1 (2.17%) Back Office
6 1 (2.17%) Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.39%) Coordinator
3 7 (15.22%) PMO Planner
3 7 (15.22%) Project Coordinator
4 6 (13.04%) Junior
4 6 (13.04%) Project Planner
5 5 (10.87%) Voice Project Manager
6 4 (8.70%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Junior IT Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Junior IT Project Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Junior Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Junior Project Coordinator
8 2 (4.35%) Mobile Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) PMO Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Salesforce Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Site Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Telecoms Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.70%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Life Science
4 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Project Management
2 18 (39.13%) PRINCE2
3 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.74%) Project Planning
5 7 (15.22%) Dependency Management
5 7 (15.22%) Programme Management
6 6 (13.04%) Change Management
6 6 (13.04%) ITIL
7 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
7 5 (10.87%) Resource Management
7 5 (10.87%) Time Management
8 4 (8.70%) Demand Management
8 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Identification
9 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.35%) Change Control
10 2 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (4.35%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) PMP
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (39.13%) PMO
2 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Ericsson
2 5 (10.87%) Remedy
3 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) Juniper
4 1 (2.17%) Progress
4 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow