The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 50 47 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.56% 2.25% 0.90%
As % of the Applications category 4.55% 19.18% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Median daily rate £394 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +39.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £302 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £437 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £374 £375
% change year-on-year -6.41% -0.26%  
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 66 73 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.29% 11.74% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 47
Median daily rate £300 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +30.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £447 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 29
Median hourly rate £10.67 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.05% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Cambridgeshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in Cambridgeshire

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Cambridgeshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Cambridge 0 2 £300 -25.00%
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (50.00%) PMO
4 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) PMP
5 1 (16.67%) Primavera
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (16.67%) Primavera
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft