Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 39 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 1 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.33% 0.29% 2.82%
As % of the Applications category 3.33% 2.86% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Dorset median daily rate £425 £475 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +137.50% -38.46%
South West median daily rate £380 £325 £370
% change year-on-year +16.92% -12.16% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £32.50 - £39.27

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 Dorset with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 30 35 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 9.87% 10.23% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 33
Dorset median daily rate £450 £230 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.65% +15.00% -30.43%
10th Percentile £150 £146 £120
90th Percentile £535 £433 £488
South West median daily rate £338 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 15
Dorset median hourly rate £13.11 £17.50 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.11% -15.15% -48.44%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £26.50 £29.65 £38.74
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.55% +48.65% +23.03%

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

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Bournemouth - 1 £425 - 2
Microsoft Project
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) ResourceLink
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) NGA Human Resources

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ResourceLink
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (100.00%) HR Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Payroll Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) NGA Human Resources