The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 36 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.34% 1.99% 1.09%
As % of the Applications category 2.50% 21.88% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +58.33%  
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 Cambridge with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 40 32 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 13.51% 9.12% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 15
Median daily rate £363 £265 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.79% -5.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 9
Median hourly rate £36.25 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.31% +1.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £17.85 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.65 £40.00
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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Cambridge

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (33.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (33.33%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Applications Project Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft