Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 108 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 -18 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 52 71 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.27% 1.65% 1.89%
As % of the Applications category 10.88% 14.17% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 49
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% -23.57%
10th Percentile £153 £300 £250
90th Percentile £475 £550 £490
South East median daily rate £400 £384 £350
% change year-on-year +4.29% +9.58% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.00 £14.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.17% -32.56% -21.82%
10th Percentile £34.10 £14.25 £19.75
90th Percentile £61.90 £14.75 £23.25
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £18.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year +37.64% -5.19% -26.67%

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 478 501 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.64% 11.65% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 193 267
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -8.40%
10th Percentile £122 £163 £153
90th Percentile £489 £485 £454
South East median daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.81% -1.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 66 53
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.85 £24.30 £21.55
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £16.38 £15.05
% change year-on-year -5.34% +8.80% +5.39%

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 24 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 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
Maidenhead +12 20 £300 -17.81%
Reading -10 14 £356 -16.67% 1
Bracknell +3 4 £155 -51.56% 1
Slough -1 3 £388 -13.89%
Newbury -4 3 £400 -
Microsoft Project
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 33 (63.46%) Project Management
2 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (38.46%) PRINCE2
5 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Excel
6 17 (32.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 15 (28.85%) Telecoms
8 12 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 12 (23.08%) ITIL
9 11 (21.15%) PMI Certification
9 11 (21.15%) MS Project Server
9 11 (21.15%) SDLC
10 10 (19.23%) Marketing
10 10 (19.23%) Scrum
11 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
11 9 (17.31%) Adobe
11 9 (17.31%) PMP
11 9 (17.31%) e-Learning
11 9 (17.31%) Adobe Captivate
11 9 (17.31%) Project Planning
11 9 (17.31%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (17.31%) Learning Management System
12 8 (15.38%) Degree
12 8 (15.38%) Finance
12 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
13 7 (13.46%) Change Management
13 7 (13.46%) Six Sigma
13 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (13.46%) JIRA

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 12 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 11 (21.15%) MS Project Server
3 7 (13.46%) Confluence
4 6 (11.54%) CMS
5 2 (3.85%) Apache TomEE
5 2 (3.85%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.85%) JBoss
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (32.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (17.31%) Adobe Captivate
4 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.92%) Primavera
2 1 (1.92%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (3.85%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.92%) SAN
1 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.85%) MySQL
1 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.85%) FishEye
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (3.85%) jMock
2 2 (3.85%) JUnit
2 2 (3.85%) Maven
2 2 (3.85%) Mockito
2 2 (3.85%) Selenium
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 15 (28.85%) Telecoms
2 10 (19.23%) Marketing
3 8 (15.38%) Finance
4 5 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (7.69%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Back Office
6 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Project Manager
2 10 (19.23%) Developer
3 4 (7.69%) Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 4 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing Project Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Programme Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Web Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Web Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Applications Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Project Planner
5 2 (3.85%) QA Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Quality Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Applications Development Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Network Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.85%) EJB
1 2 (3.85%) Facelets
1 2 (3.85%) Gherkin
1 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
1 2 (3.85%) Java EE
1 2 (3.85%) JPA
1 2 (3.85%) JSF
1 2 (3.85%) JSP
1 2 (3.85%) PrimeFaces
1 2 (3.85%) REST
1 2 (3.85%) RichFaces
1 2 (3.85%) SOAP
1 2 (3.85%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) e-Learning
1 9 (17.31%) Learning Management System
2 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.54%) Social Media
4 5 (9.62%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.77%) Digital Media
5 3 (5.77%) FMCG
5 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.77%) PMI
6 2 (3.85%) User Experience
7 1 (1.92%) CMDB
7 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Android
1 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) Project Management
2 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (38.46%) PRINCE2
4 12 (23.08%) ITIL
5 11 (21.15%) SDLC
6 10 (19.23%) Scrum
7 9 (17.31%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
7 9 (17.31%) Project Planning
8 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (13.46%) Change Management
8 7 (13.46%) ITIL V3
8 7 (13.46%) Six Sigma
8 7 (13.46%) User Stories
9 6 (11.54%) Analytics
9 6 (11.54%) Business Analytics
9 6 (11.54%) CRM
9 6 (11.54%) Digital Analytics
9 6 (11.54%) Predictive Modelling
9 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) PMI Certification
2 9 (17.31%) PMP
3 8 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) APMP
4 2 (3.85%) CSQA
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.85%) MBA
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) PMO
2 3 (5.77%) QA
3 2 (3.85%) GDPR
4 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.92%) GxP
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Adobe
3 6 (11.54%) Remedy
4 2 (3.85%) Google
4 2 (3.85%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.92%) DocuSign