The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 61 49 38
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 25 31 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.46% 3.02% 4.70%
As % of the Applications category 17.99% 19.25% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 26
Median daily rate £407 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £272 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 139 161 262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.65% 15.66% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 74 111
Median daily rate £396 £370 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% +27.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £139 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year - +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 12
Median hourly rate £10.80 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £21.40 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Buckinghamshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in Buckinghamshire

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Buckinghamshire

MS 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 MS Project within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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 0 25 £407 +4.35%
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 30 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 28 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 23 (54.76%) SC Cleared
3 23 (54.76%) PRINCE2
4 21 (50.00%) Project Management
4 21 (50.00%) Finance
5 20 (47.62%) MS Office
6 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
7 12 (28.57%) ITIL
7 12 (28.57%) Logistics
8 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
8 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
10 9 (21.43%) Customer-Centric Approach
11 7 (16.67%) Public Cloud
11 7 (16.67%) Oracle
11 7 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (11.90%) Unix
12 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
13 4 (9.52%) Windows
13 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
13 4 (9.52%) Legal
13 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (9.52%) CEH
13 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
13 4 (9.52%) OSCP

MS Project
Top Related 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 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 20 (47.62%) MS Office
3 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
4 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.38%) Open Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) DB2
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Programme Planner
3 6 (14.29%) Project Officer
3 6 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
3 6 (14.29%) Support Officer
4 5 (11.90%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Security Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Security Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Portfolio Planner
6 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Unix
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) PRINCE2
2 21 (50.00%) Project Management
3 12 (28.57%) ITIL
3 12 (28.57%) Logistics
4 9 (21.43%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) Process Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) Release Management
8 2 (4.76%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 23 (54.76%) SC Cleared
3 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
3 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (9.52%) CEH
4 4 (9.52%) CREST Certified
4 4 (9.52%) OSCP
5 3 (7.14%) APMP
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) PMO
2 1 (2.38%) ISO22301
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) BT
3 1 (2.38%) HP