Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 19 June 2018 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 99 70
Rank change year-on-year +27 -29 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 53 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.63% 1.59% 2.15%
As % of the Applications category 19.92% 15.92% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 18
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £409 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.65% +4.87% -2.50%
10th Percentile £254 £259 £236
90th Percentile £415 £486 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £22.25 - -
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £25.12 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.47% +0.48% +11.11%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 266 201 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.17% 9.98% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 90 132
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £277 £353 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.42% -2.42% +24.57%
10th Percentile £164 £139 £133
90th Percentile £446 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 35 15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.57 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.30% -10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.77 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £18.90 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.51% +9.48%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. 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
Milton Keynes +13 51 £300 -26.65% 1
Aylesbury - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 34 (64.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 34 (64.15%) Finance
2 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
3 21 (39.62%) PRINCE2
3 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
4 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (35.85%) Project Management
6 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Office
7 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
8 15 (28.30%) Oracle
9 13 (24.53%) MS Visio
10 12 (22.64%) ISEB
11 11 (20.75%) Waterfall
12 10 (18.87%) Project Planning
13 9 (16.98%) ISTQB
13 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
13 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
13 9 (16.98%) PMO
14 8 (15.09%) Scenario Testing
14 8 (15.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (15.09%) GitLab
14 8 (15.09%) Business Continuity
14 8 (15.09%) JIRA
14 8 (15.09%) Banking
14 8 (15.09%) APMP
14 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
14 8 (15.09%) Confluence
15 7 (13.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
15 7 (13.21%) Matrix Organization

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 8 (15.09%) Confluence
2 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.43%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (9.43%) IIS
3 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.77%) MS Project Server
4 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (64.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (24.53%) MS Visio
4 7 (13.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) IaaS
1 2 (3.77%) PaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) DB2
3 2 (3.77%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) GitLab
1 8 (15.09%) JIRA
2 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.77%) SonarQube
3 2 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (64.15%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.77%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Project Manager
2 14 (26.42%) Project Officer
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Support Officer
5 5 (9.43%) Junior
5 5 (9.43%) Project Support Officer
5 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Implementation Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Junior Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) PMO Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Project Control Officer
6 4 (7.55%) Project Implementation Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.77%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Mainframe
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) CCTV
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
4 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
1 5 (9.43%) Solaris
1 5 (9.43%) Unix
1 5 (9.43%) zOS
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) PRINCE2
2 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.85%) Project Management
4 11 (20.75%) Waterfall
5 10 (18.87%) Project Planning
6 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Business Continuity
7 8 (15.09%) Scenario Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (11.32%) Process Improvement
9 6 (11.32%) Programme Delivery
9 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
10 5 (9.43%) ITIL
10 5 (9.43%) Kanban
10 5 (9.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Release Management
10 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.43%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (7.55%) Programme Management
11 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
2 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
3 12 (22.64%) ISEB
4 9 (16.98%) ISTQB
5 8 (15.09%) APMP
5 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
5 8 (15.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (7.55%) Degree
8 3 (5.66%) HNC
8 3 (5.66%) HND
9 2 (3.77%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.89%) APMG
10 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.89%) PMP
10 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) PMO
2 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) GDPR
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.66%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) Cadence
4 1 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) Planview