Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 99 89
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 33 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.76% 1.62% 1.35%
As % of the Applications category 14.80% 15.52% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 15
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £358 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -5.45% -1.79%
10th Percentile £266 £264 £283
90th Percentile £478 £480 £588
South East median daily rate £417 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +11.07% +8.70% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.07 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £30.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.37% +35.82% +4.65%

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 223 232 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.91% 10.44% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 109 109
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £263 £330 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -3.65% +14.17%
10th Percentile £196 £138 £113
90th Percentile £447 £480 £481
South East median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.47% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 41 20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.00 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £8.83 £8.77 £10.14
90th Percentile £42.50 £19.50 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £15.29 £15.25
% change year-on-year -8.41% +0.23% +1.67%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +9 31 £358 -8.33%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 22 (66.67%) Project Management
3 20 (60.61%) Finance
4 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (36.36%) PMO
8 11 (33.33%) MS Visio
9 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 9 (27.27%) APMP
10 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
11 8 (24.24%) Oracle
11 8 (24.24%) Banking
11 8 (24.24%) Confluence
11 8 (24.24%) GitLab
11 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 8 (24.24%) JIRA
12 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
12 7 (21.21%) Kanban
12 7 (21.21%) Release Management
12 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
12 7 (21.21%) HNC
12 7 (21.21%) HND
13 6 (18.18%) DB2
13 6 (18.18%) IIS
13 6 (18.18%) Unix
13 6 (18.18%) Solaris

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 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 8 (24.24%) Confluence
3 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
4 6 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (18.18%) IIS
5 2 (6.06%) MS Project Server
6 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) DB2
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) GitLab
1 8 (24.24%) JIRA
2 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Junior
2 6 (18.18%) Junior Project Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Implementation Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Implementation Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Project Implementation Manager
5 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) PMO Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Project Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Project Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) CCTV
4 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
1 6 (18.18%) Solaris
1 6 (18.18%) Unix
1 6 (18.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Project Management
2 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Kanban
4 7 (21.21%) Release Management
5 6 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
5 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 6 (18.18%) Programme Delivery
5 6 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 6 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.12%) IT Governance
6 4 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 3 (9.09%) RAD
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (27.27%) APMP
2 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) HNC
4 7 (21.21%) HND
5 6 (18.18%) ISEB
6 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
7 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) Degree
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) PMO
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Cadence
4 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Planview