The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 28 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 50 70
Rank change year-on-year +1 +20  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 6 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.01% 2.02% 1.02%
As % of the Applications category 10.34% 20.69% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £323 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.10% +58.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £285 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £518 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year -1.49% -18.78%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 58 58 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.80% 9.75% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 49
Median daily rate £385 £240 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.41% -12.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £114 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £413 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 24
Median hourly rate £26.98 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.51% +37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £9.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £33.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Project within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Huntingdon - 3 £291 -
Cambridge -2 1 - - 4
Microsoft Project
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) PMO
5 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (22.22%) MS Project Server
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (11.11%) PMP
6 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring 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 (22.22%) MS Project Server
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
1 1 (11.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Order to Cash
5 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
5 1 (11.11%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PMP
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) SAP