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 3 months to 25 June 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 66 64
Rank change year-on-year -17 -2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 7 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.69% 1.07% 2.13%
As % of the Applications category 8.05% 10.53% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 18
Median daily rate £411 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.46% -21.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £363
% change year-on-year +13.63% -8.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year +11.64% -28.34%  

Microsoft 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 87 95 174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 8.61% 10.14% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 50 77
Median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £464 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 22
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +18.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £19.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -12 7 £411 +26.46% 1
Microsoft Project
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 24 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (71.88%) SC Cleared
3 20 (62.50%) PRINCE2
4 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (50.00%) Project Management
4 16 (50.00%) Finance
5 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
6 13 (40.63%) ITIL
7 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (31.25%) Logistics
8 10 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (31.25%) Public Cloud
9 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
10 6 (18.75%) Customer-Centric Approach
11 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
12 3 (9.38%) Oracle
12 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 2 (6.25%) DevOps
13 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
13 2 (6.25%) PMO
13 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
13 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
13 2 (6.25%) Retail
13 2 (6.25%) Change Control
13 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
14 1 (3.13%) BT
14 1 (3.13%) Workflow

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Programme Planner
3 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 4 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Project Officer
5 3 (9.38%) Portfolio Planner
6 2 (6.25%) Change Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Project Change Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Project Control Officer
6 2 (6.25%) Project Planner
6 2 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Officer
7 1 (3.13%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 16 (50.00%) Project Management
3 13 (40.63%) ITIL
4 10 (31.25%) Logistics
5 6 (18.75%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.25%) Change Control
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps
7 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.13%) Demand Management
8 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (3.13%) Presales
8 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.13%) Service Design
8 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (71.88%) SC Cleared
3 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 22301
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.13%) P3O
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) BT
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix