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 3 months to 29 June 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 70 81
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 10 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.65% 1.51% 1.13%
As % of the Applications category 8.20% 20.72% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 14
Median daily rate £400 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +8.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £168 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £499 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £338 £370
% change year-on-year +11.92% -8.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.85 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year -1.49% -18.78%  

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 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 122 111 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 7.96% 7.28% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 91 190
Median daily rate £350 £350 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +94.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £123 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +5.46% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 29
Median hourly rate £12.65 £11.50 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £10.09 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £16.42 £19.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 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
Nottinghamshire -10 5 £425 +26.86% 2
Northamptonshire +2 2 £363 +61.11%
Derbyshire - 1 £375 -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) Finance
3 11 (36.67%) PMO
4 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
6 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
7 6 (20.00%) Project Management
8 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (13.33%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 4 (13.33%) Migration
10 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
10 3 (10.00%) Coaching
10 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
10 3 (10.00%) Change Management
10 3 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (10.00%) Banking
10 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
11 2 (6.67%) Matrix Management
11 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
11 2 (6.67%) Line Management
11 2 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
11 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) FTP
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Project Planner
3 4 (13.33%) Support Officer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 3 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Project Officer
4 3 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Transformation Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Transformation Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) PMO Lead
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Supervisor
6 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Coaching
5 3 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Line Management
6 2 (6.67%) Matrix Management
6 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Programme Governance
6 2 (6.67%) Project Governance
6 2 (6.67%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.33%) APMP
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Novell
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