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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 30 29
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 1.14% 1.40%
As % of the Applications category - 17.65% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £288 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.48 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.96% +40.00%  

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 7 17 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 7.45% 6.44% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Median daily rate £210 £278 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.32% +54.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £140 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £312 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +344.44% -55.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +10.34%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 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

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

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification