The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
England / East Midlands
Rank 80 72 71
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 20 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.34% 1.54% 1.61%
As % of the Applications category 13.70% 15.82% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 14
Median daily rate £350 £444 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.12% +40.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £544 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £375
% change year-on-year -6.16% -0.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.50 - £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £39.67 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.07% +76.31%  

MS 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 the East Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 146 158 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 9.78% 9.76% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 86 102
Median daily rate £325 £325 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £138 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £643 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 37
Median hourly rate £14.30 £13.30 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +2.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing MS Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in the East Midlands

MS 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 MS Project in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in the East Midlands

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in the East Midlands

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in the East Midlands

MS 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 MS Project within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Northamptonshire +1 5 £265 -29.33% 3
Nottinghamshire -9 5 £203 -58.67% 1
Derbyshire -9 2 £375 +11.52%
Leicestershire - 2 £500 - 3
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
1 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
3 16 (37.21%) MS Office
4 14 (32.56%) PMO
5 13 (30.23%) Project Management
6 12 (27.91%) PRINCE2
7 10 (23.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
8 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
8 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
9 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
10 6 (13.95%) ITIL
11 5 (11.63%) Windows
11 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
11 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
11 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
11 5 (11.63%) APMP
11 5 (11.63%) Document Management
11 5 (11.63%) Logistics
11 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
11 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.63%) Retail
11 5 (11.63%) Customer-Centric Approach
12 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
12 4 (9.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
12 4 (9.30%) SnowdropKCS
12 4 (9.30%) Banking

MS Project
Top Related 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 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
2 16 (37.21%) MS Office
3 10 (23.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Demantra
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SnowdropKCS
2 3 (6.98%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
2 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (9.30%) DTS
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (9.30%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JDeveloper
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.30%) Publishing
4 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
1 9 (20.93%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Project Planner
3 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
3 4 (9.30%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Development Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Development Support Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Support Officer
4 3 (6.98%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.98%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Programme Planner
4 3 (6.98%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (6.98%) Project Officer
4 3 (6.98%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
1 4 (9.30%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
1 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
2 4 (9.30%) HPUX
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Unix
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Project Management
2 12 (27.91%) PRINCE2
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.63%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 5 (11.63%) Document Management
4 5 (11.63%) Logistics
4 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
4 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
4 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.30%) Workflow
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.98%) Change Control
6 3 (6.98%) Coaching
6 3 (6.98%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE
6 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.65%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
1 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
1 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) APMP
3 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) PMO
2 3 (6.98%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.33%) Novell
3 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com