Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 82 56
Rank change year-on-year -1 -26 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 53 29 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.24% 1.66% 3.02%
As % of the Applications category 19.27% 14.65% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 41
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £392 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.42% +18.79% +0.76%
10th Percentile £280 £258 £210
90th Percentile £491 £588 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.29 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.09% - -
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £18.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year +37.64% -5.19% -26.67%

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 275 198 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.64% 11.32% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 89 175
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £341 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £140 £120 £143
90th Percentile £497 £500 £488
South East median daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.81% -1.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 20 27
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £8.77 £9.30 £10.30
90th Percentile £28.44 £20.28 £23.75
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.10
% change year-on-year -6.06% +9.27% +5.74%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -14 41 £434 +10.65% 2
Microsoft Project
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 29 (54.72%) SC Cleared
2 29 (54.72%) Security Cleared
3 27 (50.94%) Project Management
4 21 (39.62%) PRINCE2
4 21 (39.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (35.85%) Finance
5 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Excel
6 16 (30.19%) PMO
7 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (26.42%) Project Planning
8 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
9 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (16.98%) ITIL
10 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
11 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (15.09%) Process Improvement
11 8 (15.09%) P3O
11 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
11 8 (15.09%) Matrix Organization
12 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 7 (13.21%) Banking
12 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
12 7 (13.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (13.21%) People Management
12 7 (13.21%) MS Project Server
13 6 (11.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 5 (9.43%) Office 365
14 5 (9.43%) OpenStack
14 5 (9.43%) Waterfall

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 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.21%) MS Project Server
3 5 (9.43%) OpenStack
3 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 4 (7.55%) IaaS
2 4 (7.55%) PaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) GitLab
1 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.55%) JIRA
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.66%) Advertising
5 2 (3.77%) Automotive
6 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
1 16 (30.19%) Project Manager
2 8 (15.09%) PMO Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) PMO Specialist
4 6 (11.32%) Portfolio Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Project Officer
5 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Process Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Project Control Officer
7 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) CMDB
2 2 (3.77%) Infotainment
3 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
1 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Project Management
2 21 (39.62%) PRINCE2
2 21 (39.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) Project Planning
4 9 (16.98%) ITIL
5 8 (15.09%) Matrix Organization
5 8 (15.09%) Process Improvement
5 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (13.21%) People Management
6 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
6 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Logistics
7 5 (9.43%) Release Management
7 5 (9.43%) Scrum
7 5 (9.43%) Software Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.55%) Kanban
9 3 (5.66%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) SC Cleared
1 29 (54.72%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (9.43%) ISEB
4 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
4 5 (9.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (9.43%) PMI Certification
4 5 (9.43%) PMP
5 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.77%) APMP
7 1 (1.89%) Degree
7 1 (1.89%) HNC
7 1 (1.89%) HND
7 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) PMO
2 8 (15.09%) P3O
3 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) HP
3 1 (1.89%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle