Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 18 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 77 77
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 29 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.48% 2.01% 1.67%
As % of the Applications category 15.85% 16.43% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 23
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £266 £242 £215
90th Percentile £490 £576 £450
South West median daily rate £400 £333 £375
% change year-on-year +20.30% -11.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Bristol median hourly rate - £28.50 £170.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -83.24% +1114.29%
South West median hourly rate - £28.50 £104.64
% change year-on-year - -72.76% +553.97%

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 Bristol with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 183 213 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 9.33% 12.25% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 135 148
Bristol median daily rate £325 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £150 £123 £125
90th Percentile £437 £475 £457
South West median daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 25
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% +25.93%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.50 £11.60
90th Percentile £42.95 £43.05 £23.75
South West median hourly rate £20.50 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.23% +15.71% +16.67%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Bristol

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Bristol

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Bristol

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Bristol

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

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 Bristol region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Avonmouth - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (41.38%) Project Management
3 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) MS Visio
5 7 (24.14%) Finance
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) PMO
7 5 (17.24%) Document Management
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (13.79%) PMP
8 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.34%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
9 3 (10.34%) Programme Governance
9 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
9 3 (10.34%) Degree
9 3 (10.34%) Change Management
9 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL
10 2 (6.90%) Oracle
10 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
10 2 (6.90%) Broadband

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) iPlanet
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (27.59%) MS Visio
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Broadband
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) FCoE
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Military
3 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) IT Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Coordinator
3 4 (13.79%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (10.34%) Programme Planner
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Migration Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Planner
6 1 (3.45%) GDPR Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Controller
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) AIX
1 1 (3.45%) HPUX
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Solaris
1 1 (3.45%) SUSE
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Project Management
2 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.24%) Document Management
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Programme Governance
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Internal Audit
6 2 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.45%) C-shell
1 1 (3.45%) Korn
1 1 (3.45%) Perl
1 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) PMP
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) APMP
5 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) ISEB
6 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) PMO
2 2 (6.90%) GDPR
2 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) KVM
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.45%) Samba
1 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) OpenView
1 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) F5
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Opsware
3 1 (3.45%) PlateSpin
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Sun
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas
3 1 (3.45%) VMware