Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 52 86
Rank change year-on-year -63 +34 +25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 51 110 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.33% 3.01% 2.02%
As % of the Applications category 11.78% 22.68% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 52 58
Berkshire median daily rate £364 £310 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.34% -22.06% +13.64%
10th Percentile £241 £187 £250
90th Percentile £549 £500 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £14.50
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £25.12 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.47% +0.48% +11.11%

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 433 485 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.27% 13.27% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 162 225
Berkshire median daily rate £374 £310 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.65% -6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £125 £150 £152
90th Percentile £500 £475 £465
South East median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 64 62
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.14% -11.92%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.35 £18.75 £21.33
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +11.67% -4.76% +8.62%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -28 18 £310 +16.98% 5
Bracknell 0 8 £300 +93.55%
Maidenhead -15 5 £413 +33.06%
Newbury -15 3 - -
Slough -9 2 £516 +58.85% 1
Ascot - 2 £450 -
Wokingham -6 1 £413 +17.86%
Windsor - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 29 (56.86%) Project Management
3 25 (49.02%) PRINCE2
4 21 (41.18%) Telecoms
5 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Excel
7 14 (27.45%) MS Visio
7 14 (27.45%) Finance
7 14 (27.45%) Project Planning
7 14 (27.45%) PMO
8 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (17.65%) PMI
10 9 (17.65%) PMI Certification
10 9 (17.65%) Change Management
11 8 (15.69%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (15.69%) Dependency Management
12 7 (13.73%) MS Project Server
12 7 (13.73%) Retail
12 7 (13.73%) SQL
12 7 (13.73%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 6 (11.76%) Programme Management
14 5 (9.80%) Migration
14 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (9.80%) Time Management
14 5 (9.80%) Gantt Chart
14 5 (9.80%) Proactive Management
15 4 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
15 4 (7.84%) Resource 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 7 (13.73%) MS Project Server
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (27.45%) MS Visio
3 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
1 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
1 1 (1.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) LTE
1 2 (3.92%) VoLTE
1 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) Network Security
2 1 (1.96%) Skype
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) BusinessObjects
General
1 21 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 14 (27.45%) Finance
3 7 (13.73%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Project Manager
2 9 (17.65%) Project Planner
3 4 (7.84%) Coordinator
3 4 (7.84%) PMO Planner
3 4 (7.84%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Mobile Project Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Applications Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Applications Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Change Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Applications Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Web Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Web Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.65%) PMI
3 4 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.88%) User Experience
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.96%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
1 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Project Management
2 25 (49.02%) PRINCE2
3 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (27.45%) Project Planning
5 9 (17.65%) Change Management
6 8 (15.69%) Dependency Management
6 8 (15.69%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 5 (9.80%) Gantt Chart
8 5 (9.80%) Migration
8 5 (9.80%) Proactive Management
8 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.80%) Time Management
9 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
10 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.88%) ITIL
10 3 (5.88%) Kanban
10 3 (5.88%) Logistics
10 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) PMP
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) PMO
2 3 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Genesys
3 3 (5.88%) Remedy
4 2 (3.92%) Cadence
4 2 (3.92%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Informatica
5 1 (1.96%) Juniper
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow