The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 23 25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 1.59% 1.45%
As % of the Applications category - 25.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cheltenham with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 9 8 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 11.11% 6.35% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 29
Median daily rate £418 £350 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.28% +115.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £388 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Cheltenham

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Cheltenham

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Cheltenham