The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 27 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 28 31
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 1 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.40% 4.55% 3.41%
As % of the Applications category 3.70% 35.19% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 8
Median daily rate £400 £363 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -17.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £373
% change year-on-year +13.63% -11.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year +11.64% -28.34%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 27 54 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 10.80% 12.92% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 34
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £200 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Median hourly rate £13.75 £15.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.29% +40.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.75 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £38.00 £16.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Coventry

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Coventry

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) PMO
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Line Management
6 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 2 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (16.67%) Information Management
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Automotive
7 1 (8.33%) Legal
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
7 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Banking
7 1 (8.33%) Retail

Microsoft 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Officer
1 4 (33.33%) Project Support Officer
1 4 (33.33%) Support Officer
2 3 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Delivery Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Process Mapping Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (25.00%) Line Management
4 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Information Management
5 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (8.33%) BPR
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) PMO
2 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) SAP