Period
to 15 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 15 September 2019 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 of England
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 158 142
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 41 52 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.98% 1.04% 1.22%
As % of the Applications category 9.49% 9.45% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 39
East of England median daily rate £416 £475 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.37% +28.38% -12.94%
10th Percentile £225 £229 £222
90th Percentile £510 £606 £520
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
East of England median hourly rate - £42.50 £31.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.96% -20.44%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £25.12
% change year-on-year +39.33% - +13.46%

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 of England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 432 550 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.31% 11.02% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 282 240
East of England median daily rate £345 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +4.23% +4.00%
10th Percentile £114 £128 £125
90th Percentile £525 £507 £513
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 106 69
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% - -
10th Percentile £10.48 £11.44 £10.18
90th Percentile £46.95 £35.00 £37.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.34
% change year-on-year +3.03% +0.98% -0.97%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the East of England

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in the East of England

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in the East of England

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in the East of England

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 15 September 2019. 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
Essex +26 17 £450 -5.26% 1
Cambridgeshire -12 12 £313 -35.84%
Bedfordshire +14 6 - -
Hertfordshire -11 6 £320 -23.35% 3
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, 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 of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (36.59%) Project Management
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (31.71%) JIRA
4 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (29.27%) Change Management
5 12 (29.27%) Confluence
6 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (21.95%) ISEB
7 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (19.51%) ITSM
8 8 (19.51%) Service Management
8 8 (19.51%) ServiceNow
8 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (19.51%) PMO
8 8 (19.51%) Project Delivery
9 7 (17.07%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
9 7 (17.07%) Release Management
10 6 (14.63%) Migration
10 6 (14.63%) ITIL
10 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
10 6 (14.63%) Windows
10 6 (14.63%) Decision-Making
10 6 (14.63%) Public Cloud
11 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
11 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
11 5 (12.20%) C
11 5 (12.20%) MS Visio

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (29.27%) Confluence
2 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.32%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.88%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) AWS
1 4 (9.76%) Azure
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.44%) SMTP
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
2 1 (2.44%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Zephyr
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) JMeter
4 1 (2.44%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (9.76%) Public Sector
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Publishing
3 1 (2.44%) German Language
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Applications Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Applications Project Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Coordinator
3 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Migration Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Migration Project Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Developer
4 2 (4.88%) NetBackup Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) PMO Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Programme Coordinator
4 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Support Officer
4 2 (4.88%) Test Manager
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) SOAP
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (14.63%) Public Cloud
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.32%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.88%) User Experience
6 1 (2.44%) iPad
6 1 (2.44%) Life Science
6 1 (2.44%) LIMS
6 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.44%) NHS
6 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Project Management
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (29.27%) Change Management
4 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.51%) ITSM
5 8 (19.51%) Project Delivery
5 8 (19.51%) Service Management
6 7 (17.07%) Release Management
7 6 (14.63%) Decision-Making
7 6 (14.63%) ITIL
7 6 (14.63%) Migration
7 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
8 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
9 4 (9.76%) SDLC
10 3 (7.32%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) VBA
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.88%) PMP
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) PMO
2 3 (7.32%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) GDPR
3 1 (2.44%) P3O
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) NetBackup
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.44%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.32%) Lotus
3 3 (7.32%) NetApp
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) Veritas
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) Ariba
4 1 (2.44%) Bomgar
4 1 (2.44%) Concur
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.44%) Peregrine
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) ShoreTel