Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 11 July 2020 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 89 92
Rank change year-on-year +42 +3 -20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 6 8 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.05% 0.58% 0.90%
As % of the Applications category 10.53% 8.16% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Median daily rate £475 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% +13.04% -4.17%
10th Percentile £377 £203 £111
90th Percentile £593 £500 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £394 £373 £366
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.84% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.75
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 £20.82
% change year-on-year - +68.15% +15.64%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 57 98 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.02% 7.09% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 55 81
Median daily rate £306 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.77% +18.18% -15.38%
10th Percentile £115 £135 £105
90th Percentile £541 £488 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £350 £306
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 15
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% -9.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.20 £11.35
90th Percentile £20.48 £24.25 £22.40
Median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -8.75% +26.98% -7.30%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Birmingham

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Project in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Birmingham

Microsoft Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Project in Birmingham over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Birmingham

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Project in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Project Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) OneDrive
3 1 (16.67%) Power BI
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Power Platform
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Legal

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
1 2 (33.33%) OneDrive
2 1 (16.67%) Power Platform
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Audit Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365 Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365 Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Online Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Planner
3 1 (16.67%) Report Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft