Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 75 73
Rank change year-on-year -17 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 19 64 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.19% 2.78% 2.20%
As % of the Applications category 9.95% 21.48% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 41 21
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £401 £425 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.59% +7.46% -1.13%
10th Percentile £327 £278 £263
90th Percentile £476 £500 £588
South East median daily rate £423 £425 £370
% change year-on-year -0.59% +14.86% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.14% -
South East median hourly rate £26.42 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.95% +50.00% -21.71%

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 191 298 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.98% 12.95% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 155 81
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £263 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.79% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £162 £140 £126
90th Percentile £475 £488 £500
South East median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 41 29
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +56.52% -24.24%
10th Percentile £8.90 £9.00 £8.96
90th Percentile £18.00 £29.00 £21.05
South East median hourly rate £15.19 £15.55 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.32% +3.67% +1.69%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -5 17 £401 -10.83% 1
Microsoft Project
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 14 (73.68%) PRINCE2
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) APMP
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
7 6 (31.58%) HNC
7 6 (31.58%) HND
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (26.32%) ISEB
8 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle
10 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
10 3 (15.79%) Customer-Centricity
10 3 (15.79%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 3 (15.79%) PMO
11 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
11 2 (10.53%) Confluence
11 2 (10.53%) Project Governance
11 2 (10.53%) Change Control
11 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
11 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (10.53%) GitLab

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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project Server
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) GitLab
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) IT Manager
2 5 (26.32%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Solaris
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 14 (73.68%) PRINCE2
3 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 3 (15.79%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Kanban
6 2 (10.53%) Logistics
6 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Project Governance
6 2 (10.53%) Release Management
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) DSDM
7 1 (5.26%) RAD
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (52.63%) APMP
2 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) HNC
3 6 (31.58%) HND
4 5 (26.32%) ISEB
4 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) SAP