The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 30 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.

Microsoft Project
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 40 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.10% 1.62% 4.21%
As % of the Applications category 18.97% 13.64% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 10
Median daily rate £448 £325 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.69% -32.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £237 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £405 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £360
% change year-on-year -4.10% +1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
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 Coventry with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 58 44 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 16.34% 11.89% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 21
Median daily rate £410 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% +16.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -44.44%  
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 Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Coventry

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in Coventry over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in Coventry

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 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 Coventry region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 21 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (55.56%) Project Management
3 13 (48.15%) SharePoint
3 13 (48.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (44.44%) Project Planning
4 12 (44.44%) PMO
5 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 10 (37.04%) MS Visio
7 9 (33.33%) MS Office
8 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
8 7 (25.93%) Time Management
9 5 (18.52%) Line Management
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
10 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
10 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
10 4 (14.81%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
11 3 (11.11%) People Management
11 3 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
11 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (11.11%) BT
11 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
11 3 (11.11%) Change Management
11 3 (11.11%) BPR
11 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (11.11%) Marketing

MS Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 13 (48.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (37.04%) MS Visio
3 9 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Project Planner
2 7 (25.93%) Project Manager
3 5 (18.52%) PMO Planner
3 5 (18.52%) Project Officer
3 5 (18.52%) Project Support Officer
3 5 (18.52%) Support Officer
4 3 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Delivery Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Planner
6 1 (3.70%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) ICT Manager
6 1 (3.70%) ICT Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) Project Office Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Project Management
2 13 (48.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (44.44%) Project Planning
4 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
4 7 (25.93%) Time Management
5 5 (18.52%) Line Management
6 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.11%) BPR
7 3 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
7 3 (11.11%) People Management
7 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.41%) Critical Success Factor
8 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (7.41%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) PMO
2 4 (14.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) McKesson
3 1 (3.70%) SAP