The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 38 38 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.63% 1.96% 1.53%
As % of the Applications category 4.88% 19.05% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £300 £400 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +32.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £374 £365
% change year-on-year -6.41% +2.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £39.67 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.07% +76.31%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 41 42 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 13.02% 10.29% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 21
Median daily rate £313 £360 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.19% +19.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £486 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 13
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.60 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £50.50 £43.00
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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Cambridge

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Cambridge

MS Project
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management

MS Project
Top Related 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%) MS Project Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Applications Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
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
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft