Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 September 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 124 116
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 18 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.65% 0.82% 1.03%
As % of the Applications category 7.47% 9.89% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 18
East Midlands median daily rate £465 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +7.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £198
90th Percentile £513 £545 £500
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.62% - -
England median hourly rate £25.81 £25.12 £22.14
% change year-on-year +2.75% +13.46% -1.60%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 241 263 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.75% 8.29% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 144 137
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £320 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +10.34% +5.07%
10th Percentile £114 £136 £80
90th Percentile £500 £498 £475
England median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.45% +6.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 57 39
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.23 £11.83 £11.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +5.44% -10.28%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.15 £8.69
90th Percentile £25.00 £22.55 £16.17
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the East Midlands

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in the East Midlands

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in the East Midlands

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in the East Midlands

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Northamptonshire -11 7 £500 +37.93% 1
Nottinghamshire -9 6 £475 +26.67% 1
Leicestershire +10 3 £325 +160.00%
Derbyshire +13 2 £102 -70.65%
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (22.22%) PMO
5 3 (16.67%) QA
5 3 (16.67%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (11.11%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
6 2 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 2 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Legal
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Migration

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) Primavera
1 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (5.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Power BI
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Administrator
2 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Developer
2 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Integration Manager
2 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
2 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Programme Planner
2 1 (5.56%) Project Administrator
2 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (11.11%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) APMP
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PMO
2 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com