Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 128 78
Rank change year-on-year -8 -50 +14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 36 50 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.87% 1.23% 2.29%
As % of the Applications category 7.61% 11.01% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 39
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £300 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -18.92% +12.12%
10th Percentile £190 £234 £204
90th Percentile £550 £436 £508
South East median daily rate £423 £418 £370
% change year-on-year +1.20% +12.84% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £36.50 -
South East median hourly rate £26.42 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.95% +50.00% -20.00%

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 473 454 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.43% 11.17% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 168 200
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £325 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +6.04% +2.17%
10th Percentile £158 £119 £168
90th Percentile £511 £494 £450
South East median daily rate £367 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.81% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 56
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £10.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +47.78% -17.68%
10th Percentile £12.15 £10.48 £9.25
90th Percentile £27.85 £36.28 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £15.10 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.67% -

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -8 14 £325 +18.18% 2
Newbury +3 6 £400 -
Slough -8 5 £413 +6.45%
Wokingham - 1 £575 -
Microsoft Project
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 20 (55.56%) Project Management
4 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (38.89%) PMI Certification
5 14 (38.89%) Telecoms
5 14 (38.89%) PMO
6 12 (33.33%) PMI
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (25.00%) ITIL
8 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 8 (22.22%) Supplier Management
9 8 (22.22%) ITIL V3
9 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (22.22%) Change Management
10 7 (19.44%) Matrix Organization
11 6 (16.67%) Finance
11 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (16.67%) MS Visio
11 6 (16.67%) PRINCE
11 6 (16.67%) Project Governance
12 5 (13.89%) Change Control
12 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
12 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
12 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
12 5 (13.89%) Service Management
12 5 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Identification
12 5 (13.89%) Virtual Environments

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 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project Server
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Eloqua
1 1 (2.78%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Basecamp
1 1 (2.78%) BlueKai
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) LTE
1 3 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (8.33%) Skype
1 3 (8.33%) VoLTE
1 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.56%) 2.5G
2 2 (5.56%) 2G
2 2 (5.56%) 3G
2 2 (5.56%) 4G
2 2 (5.56%) 5G
2 2 (5.56%) GGSN
3 1 (2.78%) DMZ
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 14 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 4 (11.11%) Project Planner
3 3 (8.33%) Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 3 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (8.33%) OSS Programme Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (8.33%) Voice Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Rollout Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Rollout Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Salesforce Project Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Junior IT Manager
5 1 (2.78%) PMO Planner
5 1 (2.78%) Senior PMO
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) PMI
2 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.56%) iPhone
6 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) PRINCE2
2 20 (55.56%) Project Management
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) ITIL
4 8 (22.22%) Change Management
4 8 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 8 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 7 (19.44%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 6 (16.67%) Project Governance
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Change Control
7 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Identification
7 5 (13.89%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 4 (11.11%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) APMP
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) PMO
2 3 (8.33%) QA
3 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.78%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Ericsson
2 3 (8.33%) Remedy
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) SOTI
4 1 (2.78%) VMware