The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brentwood 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 30 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
Essex / Brentwood
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 14 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentwood 4.00% 2.86% 1.12%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 14.29% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £700 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +164.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £360
% change year-on-year -4.10% +1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £39.67 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.07% +76.31%  

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 Brentwood with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Brentwood
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2 7 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brentwood 8.00% 20.00% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £123 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.55% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.33
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 Brentwood

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brentwood 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 Brentwood

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Brentwood

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 30 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 Brentwood region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services

MS Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brentwood 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Environment Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Platform Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow