Period
to 20 March 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 20 March 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 148 127
Rank change year-on-year +5 -21 -32
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 45 45 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.10% 0.98% 1.41%
As % of the Applications category 10.92% 9.39% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 52
East of England median daily rate £398 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.50% +42.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £231 £346 £211
90th Percentile £556 £625 £499
England median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.45% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £31.03 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.57% -11.34% -13.58%
10th Percentile £12.55 £26.21 £22.80
90th Percentile £13.78 £38.21 £60.72
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £42.48
% change year-on-year +33.33% -38.20% +21.36%

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 412 479 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.07% 10.40% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 238 222
East of England median daily rate £325 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +15.00% -15.49%
10th Percentile £117 £125 £130
90th Percentile £535 £575 £475
England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 99 81
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.21% -12.12% -
10th Percentile £10.72 £10.20 £10.30
90th Percentile £48.25 £35.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 20 March 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 20 March 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 -10 18 £478 -18.72%
Hertfordshire +7 9 £375 -6.25% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 8 £420 -10.40% 1
Bedfordshire +18 6 £313 -29.38% 2
Norfolk - 4 £245 -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 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 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (44.44%) Project Management
3 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (26.67%) Windows
7 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Excel
8 10 (22.22%) Risk Management
8 10 (22.22%) Finance
9 9 (20.00%) Project Planning
10 8 (17.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 8 (17.78%) Programme Management
10 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
11 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (15.56%) Degree
11 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
12 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
12 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.33%) PMO
13 5 (11.11%) Coaching
13 5 (11.11%) SDLC
13 5 (11.11%) Earned Value Management
13 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
13 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.11%) Change Management
13 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
13 5 (11.11%) Service Management
13 5 (11.11%) Cisco
13 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
13 5 (11.11%) Java

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 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.67%) Confluence
4 2 (4.44%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Basecamp
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco IPT
1 4 (8.89%) IP Telephony
2 3 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (4.44%) 2.5G
3 2 (4.44%) 2G
3 2 (4.44%) 3G
3 2 (4.44%) 4G
3 2 (4.44%) 5G
4 1 (2.22%) Intranet
4 1 (2.22%) MPLS
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (2.22%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Analyst
1 10 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Test Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 3 (6.67%) Deployment Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Project Controller
4 3 (6.67%) Release Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.44%) Project Planner
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.44%) PMI
5 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.22%) Life Science
5 1 (2.22%) LIMS
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) NPfIT
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Unix
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Project Management
2 15 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 9 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 8 (17.78%) Programme Management
6 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
7 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.11%) Change Management
8 5 (11.11%) Coaching
8 5 (11.11%) Earned Value Management
8 5 (11.11%) SDLC
8 5 (11.11%) Service Management
9 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.89%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.89%) Test Management
9 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
9 4 (8.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) C
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) ISEB
3 4 (8.89%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (8.89%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (8.89%) PMP
4 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CBAP
5 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) PMO
2 3 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.22%) PMBOK
4 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco
2 5 (11.11%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) webMethods
4 1 (2.22%) Progress
4 1 (2.22%) SAP