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 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
South West / Devon
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 34 35
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.47% 0.91% 1.58%
As % of the Applications category 26.32% 7.14% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £500 £335 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.25% -24.07%  
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 Devon with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 19 28 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 5.60% 12.73% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 11
Median daily rate £365 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.87% -21.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £195 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £417 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £22.00 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.23% -16.12%  
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 Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 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 3 months to 27 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
Exeter +2 5 £500 +49.25%
Microsoft Project
South West

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 Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 11 (84.62%) PRINCE2
2 9 (69.23%) Project Planning
3 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) ERP
5 4 (30.77%) MS Project Server
6 3 (23.08%) IFS
6 3 (23.08%) PMO
6 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Primavera
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (7.69%) APMP
8 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (7.69%) Degree
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE

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 4 (30.77%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Primavera
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (7.69%) ERP Manager
2 1 (7.69%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) PRINCE2
2 9 (69.23%) Project Planning
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) ERP
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) APMP
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) IFS