Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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 of England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 135 116
Rank change year-on-year -2 -19 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 68 61 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.33% 1.25% 1.66%
As % of the Applications category 12.95% 11.21% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 56
East of England median daily rate £395 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +3.03% +14.58%
10th Percentile £267 £211 £188
90th Percentile £584 £496 £538
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
East of England median hourly rate £28.27 £39.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.53% -3.70% +145.45%
10th Percentile £19.69 £32.03 £12.35
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.90 £41.95
England median hourly rate £25.12 £20.39 £24.33
% change year-on-year +23.20% -16.19% +47.01%

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 525 544 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.24% 11.17% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 251 265
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £325
10th Percentile £125 £144 £127
90th Percentile £543 £475 £488
England median daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.20% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 129 175
East of England median hourly rate £15.38 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.79% +13.79% -12.12%
10th Percentile £10.02 £10.50 £9.52
90th Percentile £31.00 £51.25 £38.25
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.29 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.85% +5.10% +3.33%

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 25 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -3 25 £400 -5.88% 2
Essex -17 17 £522 +15.94%
Cambridgeshire -9 12 £340 -8.11% 4
Bedfordshire - 10 £370 -
Suffolk +15 4 £385 -23.95%
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 28 (41.18%) Finance
2 27 (39.71%) Project Management
3 26 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Excel
5 19 (27.94%) PMO
6 18 (26.47%) PRINCE2
7 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (20.59%) Project Planning
10 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
11 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (14.71%) MS Visio
13 9 (13.24%) Risk Management
14 8 (11.76%) Programme Management
14 8 (11.76%) JIRA
15 7 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 7 (10.29%) Degree
15 7 (10.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 7 (10.29%) Change Management
15 7 (10.29%) SAP
15 7 (10.29%) ERP
15 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
16 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
16 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (8.82%) PMP
16 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
17 5 (7.35%) Legal
17 5 (7.35%) Scrum
17 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
17 5 (7.35%) Re-Platforming

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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (14.71%) MS Visio
4 7 (10.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) PaaS
1 4 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 28 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Legal
3 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.41%) Advertising
4 3 (4.41%) Automotive
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 12 (17.65%) Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Senior Manager
3 9 (13.24%) Senior Project Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Coordinator
5 5 (7.35%) IT Manager
5 5 (7.35%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (7.35%) PMO Lead
5 5 (7.35%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Information Officer
6 4 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
6 4 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) PMO Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Project Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Security Officer
7 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Project Planner
7 3 (4.41%) SAP Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.47%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.47%) Life Science
2 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.47%) PMI
2 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Project Management
2 18 (26.47%) PRINCE2
3 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.59%) Project Planning
5 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (13.24%) Risk Management
7 8 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 7 (10.29%) Change Management
8 7 (10.29%) ERP
9 5 (7.35%) Change Control
9 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.35%) Re-Platforming
9 5 (7.35%) Scrum
9 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 4 (5.88%) DSDM
10 4 (5.88%) ISMS
10 4 (5.88%) PRINCE
10 4 (5.88%) Resource Allocation
10 4 (5.88%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) C
2 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
1 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
2 6 (8.82%) PMP
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) ISEB
4 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.94%) PMO
2 7 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.35%) GDPR
4 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (4.41%) QA
6 1 (1.47%) EMIR
6 1 (1.47%) IFRS
6 1 (1.47%) IFRS 9
6 1 (1.47%) MiFID
6 1 (1.47%) SLA
6 1 (1.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) SAP
3 4 (5.88%) CA
3 4 (5.88%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) IFS
5 2 (2.94%) Citrix
5 2 (2.94%) iManage
6 1 (1.47%) Progress
6 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com