Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 6 months to 18 July 2019 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 - 52
Rank change year-on-year - +52 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 7 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.07% - 2.01%
As % of the Applications category 11.29% - 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Devon median daily rate £425 - £500
10th Percentile £351 - £340
90th Percentile £446 - £541
South West median daily rate £425 £339 £377
% change year-on-year +25.46% -10.03% +10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Devon median hourly rate - - £42.50
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +49.17% -29.41% +49.12%

Microsoft Project is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 62 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 9.49% 3.84% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 24
Devon median daily rate £388 £250 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.00% -34.64% +27.50%
10th Percentile £310 £103 £169
90th Percentile £446 £375 £534
South West median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Devon median hourly rate £16.50 £11.55 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.89% -45.01% +68.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.81 £15.38
90th Percentile £84.90 £15.10 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £20.72 £22.00
% change year-on-year +83.40% -5.82% -12.00%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Devon

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Devon

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Devon

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 18 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 6 £425 -
Microsoft Project
South West

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) MS Project Server
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) PRINCE
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) VoIP
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
6 2 (28.57%) PMO
7 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
7 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
7 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (14.29%) Technology Roadmap
7 1 (14.29%) User Experience
7 1 (14.29%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 1 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 1 (14.29%) Change Control
7 1 (14.29%) Information Management
7 1 (14.29%) Local Government
7 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 1 (14.29%) Time Management

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 6 (85.71%) MS Project Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
2 3 (42.86%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technology Roadmap
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix