Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 26 July 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 > Dorset
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 43 36
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.80% 1.87%
As % of the Applications category - 8.16% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Dorset median daily rate - £300 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.12% -1.43%
South West median daily rate £386 £344 £375
% change year-on-year +12.36% -8.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £94.41
% change year-on-year +49.12% -69.81% +396.89%

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 Dorset with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 15 49 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 6.44% 9.74% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 27
Dorset median daily rate £250 £220 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +17.33% -36.17%
10th Percentile £150 £127 £105
90th Percentile £378 £479 £453
South West median daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +3.17% -10.00% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 15
Dorset median hourly rate £26.30 £10.50 £30.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.48% -65.09% +173.45%
10th Percentile £11.33 £8.38 £12.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £19.43 £41.24
South West median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -4.35% +39.39% +4.76%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Dorset

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Dorset

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Dorset