Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 92 78
Rank change year-on-year +22 -14 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 27 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.68% 0.66% 0.58%
As % of the Applications category 14.36% 7.69% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 8
Birmingham median daily rate £313 £275 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -16.67% +17.86%
10th Percentile £264 £192 £212
90th Percentile £450 £500 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £340 £373 £350
% change year-on-year -8.72% +6.43% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.06 £15.50 £25.66
% change year-on-year +55.23% -39.59% +55.52%

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 188 130 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.69% 8.58% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 94 68
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £325 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +9.24% +8.18%
10th Percentile £190 £137 £149
90th Percentile £489 £475 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £336
% change year-on-year -3.57% +4.09% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 13
Birmingham median hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +6.06% +26.92%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.60 £10.79
90th Percentile £16.33 £21.50 £35.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.64% -17.57% +5.71%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Birmingham

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Birmingham

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Birmingham

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 16 (59.26%) Project Management
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 11 (40.74%) PMI Certification
4 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (33.33%) PMO
5 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) PMP
7 7 (25.93%) PMI
8 6 (22.22%) Change Management
8 6 (22.22%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
9 5 (18.52%) Project Governance
9 5 (18.52%) Change Control
9 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (18.52%) Retail
9 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
9 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
9 5 (18.52%) Six Sigma
9 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle
10 4 (14.81%) Unix
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (14.81%) ITIL
10 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (14.81%) WLAN
10 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco

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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.70%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
1 4 (14.81%) WLAN
2 3 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.41%) Essbase
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 6 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Coordinator
3 4 (14.81%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (14.81%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) IT Security Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Junior
3 4 (14.81%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Junior IT Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Junior IT Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Junior Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (14.81%) Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.93%) PMI
3 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (22.22%) Change Management
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Change Control
4 5 (18.52%) Project Governance
4 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
4 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
4 5 (18.52%) Six Sigma
5 4 (14.81%) Coaching
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Logistics
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
5 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
5 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) PMI Certification
2 8 (29.63%) PMP
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.41%) ECDL
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) PMO
2 4 (14.81%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Epicor
3 1 (3.70%) SAP