The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 65 107
Rank change year-on-year +23 +42  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 59 57 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.25% 2.32% 1.11%
As % of the Applications category 22.78% 18.75% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 18
Median daily rate £275 £358 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +16.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £253 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £366 £365
% change year-on-year -4.37% +0.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £39.34 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.96% +74.84%  

MS 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 Berkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 259 304 424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.25% 12.35% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 129 192
Median daily rate £300 £320 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £127 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 25 27
Median hourly rate £14.35 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £21.06 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in Berkshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Berkshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in Berkshire

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Berkshire

MS 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 MS Project within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Reading +19 36 £265 +3.92%
Slough +4 3 £450 +12.50%
Bracknell +4 3 £150 -
Maidenhead -4 3 £550 +50.68%
Newbury +1 2 £170 -
Wokingham +1 1 £350 -
MS Project
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Project.

1 88 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 80 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 75 (68.18%) Project Management
4 71 (64.55%) PRINCE2
5 60 (54.55%) Telecoms
6 53 (48.18%) ITIL
7 50 (45.45%) Remedy
7 50 (45.45%) Management Information System
8 49 (44.55%) ITIL V3
9 34 (30.91%) LTE
9 34 (30.91%) Wi-Fi
9 34 (30.91%) Ericsson
9 34 (30.91%) VoLTE
9 34 (30.91%) PMO
10 29 (26.36%) Finance
11 18 (16.36%) MS PowerPoint
12 17 (15.45%) Security Cleared
12 17 (15.45%) SC Cleared
13 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
14 11 (10.00%) PMI Certification
15 10 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (8.18%) Change Management
16 9 (8.18%) Programme Management
16 9 (8.18%) MS Office
16 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (8.18%) Document Management
17 8 (7.27%) Change Control
17 8 (7.27%) PMP
18 7 (6.36%) MS Visio

MS 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 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 88 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (16.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (8.18%) MS Office
4 7 (6.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.91%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.91%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (1.82%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (30.91%) LTE
1 34 (30.91%) VoLTE
1 34 (30.91%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (4.55%) MGW
3 2 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (0.91%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 60 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 29 (26.36%) Finance
3 3 (2.73%) Marketing
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Back Office
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Local Government
5 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (53.64%) Project Manager
2 34 (30.91%) Voice Project Manager
3 12 (10.91%) Network Manager
4 11 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 11 (10.00%) Network Project Manager
5 10 (9.09%) Core Network Project Manager
6 6 (5.45%) Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Programme Planner
7 5 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (4.55%) Telecoms Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 4 (3.64%) PMO Coordinator
8 4 (3.64%) PMO Lead
8 4 (3.64%) Project Officer
8 4 (3.64%) Project Support Officer
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (3.64%) Support Officer
9 3 (2.73%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) .NET
1 2 (1.82%) HTML
1 2 (1.82%) Web Services
1 2 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.45%) PMI
4 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (68.18%) Project Management
2 71 (64.55%) PRINCE2
3 53 (48.18%) ITIL
4 49 (44.55%) ITIL V3
5 10 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.18%) Change Management
6 9 (8.18%) Document Management
6 9 (8.18%) Programme Management
7 8 (7.27%) Change Control
8 5 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.55%) Presales
8 5 (4.55%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.64%) CRM
9 4 (3.64%) Process Improvement
9 4 (3.64%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.73%) Coaching
10 3 (2.73%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.73%) ERP
10 3 (2.73%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.82%) Java
1 2 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) SC Cleared
1 17 (15.45%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 8 (7.27%) PMP
4 6 (5.45%) Degree
5 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.82%) MBA
6 2 (1.82%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.91%) APMP
7 1 (0.91%) CBAP
7 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (30.91%) PMO
2 3 (2.73%) QA
3 2 (1.82%) P3O
4 1 (0.91%) GMP
Vendors
1 80 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 50 (45.45%) Remedy
3 34 (30.91%) Ericsson
4 3 (2.73%) IBM
5 2 (1.82%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.91%) BT
6 1 (0.91%) Cadence
6 1 (0.91%) Huawei
6 1 (0.91%) Nokia
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle
6 1 (0.91%) SAP
6 1 (0.91%) Siebel