Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 70 99
Rank change year-on-year -45 +29 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 60 85 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.51% 2.21% 1.80%
As % of the Applications category 13.02% 17.93% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 53
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -22.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £203 £191 £250
90th Percentile £553 £500 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £50.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.27% +248.28% -91.71%
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.12 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.43% +11.64% -

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 461 474 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.63% 12.35% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 160 218
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £325 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.62% +11.25%
10th Percentile £125 £125 £157
90th Percentile £493 £488 £488
South East median daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +6.57% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 70 63
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.28 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £27.70 £39.00 £23.65
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +6.90%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -10 18 £260 -13.33% 1
Bracknell -2 8 £300 +93.55%
Newbury -6 6 £223 +14.10%
Maidenhead -17 6 £413 +33.06%
Slough -6 4 £433 -3.89%
Wokingham - 2 £494 -
Microsoft Project
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 34 (56.67%) Project Management
2 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 26 (43.33%) Telecoms
3 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 23 (38.33%) PMO
5 21 (35.00%) PRINCE2
6 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (30.00%) Finance
8 16 (26.67%) Project Planning
9 15 (25.00%) MS Visio
10 13 (21.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (15.00%) Change Management
12 9 (15.00%) Programme Management
12 9 (15.00%) Dependency Management
13 8 (13.33%) Time Management
13 8 (13.33%) PMI Certification
14 7 (11.67%) PMI
14 7 (11.67%) Retail
15 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
16 5 (8.33%) Marketing
16 5 (8.33%) Degree
16 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Identification
17 4 (6.67%) Proactive Management
17 4 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
17 4 (6.67%) JIRA
17 4 (6.67%) MS Project Server
17 4 (6.67%) 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 4 (6.67%) MS Project Server
1 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 13 (21.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Basecamp
1 1 (1.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) LTE
1 3 (5.00%) VoLTE
1 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) Network Security
2 1 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 26 (43.33%) Telecoms
2 18 (30.00%) Finance
3 7 (11.67%) Retail
4 5 (8.33%) Marketing
5 2 (3.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Project Manager
2 9 (15.00%) Coordinator
2 9 (15.00%) Project Coordinator
3 8 (13.33%) Project Planner
4 7 (11.67%) PMO Planner
5 6 (10.00%) Junior
6 5 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 5 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Junior IT Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Junior IT Project Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Telecoms Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Voice Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Business Change Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Business Change Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Project Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) Site Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) PMI
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) IVR
6 1 (1.67%) Life Science
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) Project Management
2 21 (35.00%) PRINCE2
3 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.67%) Project Planning
5 9 (15.00%) Change Management
5 9 (15.00%) Dependency Management
5 9 (15.00%) Programme Management
6 8 (13.33%) Time Management
7 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Identification
9 4 (6.67%) Demand Management
9 4 (6.67%) ITIL
9 4 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 4 (6.67%) Migration
9 4 (6.67%) Proactive Management
9 4 (6.67%) Project Governance
9 4 (6.67%) Resource Management
9 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) PMP
4 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.33%) PMO
2 4 (6.67%) QA
3 3 (5.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.67%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Genesys
2 4 (6.67%) Remedy
3 3 (5.00%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.33%) Cadence
5 1 (1.67%) Capita
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) Juniper
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) Progress
5 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow