The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
South West / Bristol
Rank 58 62 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 9 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.12% 1.01% 2.63%
As % of the Applications category 7.56% 8.41% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 21
Median daily rate £325 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £403 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £371
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.18% +77.77%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 119 107 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 14.75% 12.02% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 76 69
Median daily rate £320 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £391 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.57% +137.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.92 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Bristol

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in Bristol

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Bristol

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) PMO
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
5 7 (29.17%) Project Planning
6 6 (25.00%) Marketing
6 6 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (25.00%) PMI
6 6 (25.00%) PMI Certification
6 6 (25.00%) SAP
6 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (25.00%) Electronics
6 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.83%) PRINCE
7 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (20.83%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 3 (12.50%) Banking
9 3 (12.50%) Retail
9 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
10 2 (8.33%) WSUS

MS Project
Top Related 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
3 6 (25.00%) Electronics
3 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (25.00%) Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Project Planner
2 2 (8.33%) Administrator
2 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (4.17%) PMO Manager
3 1 (4.17%) PMO Officer
3 1 (4.17%) PMO Planner
3 1 (4.17%) Project Administrator
3 1 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (4.17%) Project Officer
3 1 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (4.17%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) PMI
2 2 (8.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Project Planning
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (20.83%) PRINCE
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.33%) Patch Management
7 2 (8.33%) Server Patching
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.17%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Earned Value Management
8 1 (4.17%) Gantt Chart
8 1 (4.17%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) Dell
3 2 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (8.33%) NetApp
3 2 (8.33%) Nimble Storage