Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 55 65
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 23 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.44% 3.33% 1.99%
As % of the Applications category 32.39% 20.77% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 14
Essex median daily rate £563 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -12.50% +29.03%
10th Percentile £285 £240 £290
90th Percentile £625 £487 £477
East of England median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +28.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Essex median hourly rate £35.52 £41.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.42% +2.47% +170.00%
10th Percentile £19.90 £36.30 £31.63
90th Percentile £40.00 £46.95 £43.58
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £41.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.23% +18.57% +169.23%

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 Essex with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 71 130 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.63% 16.01% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 65 50
Essex median daily rate £475 £300 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% +1.52% +7.45%
10th Percentile £127 £189 £169
90th Percentile £630 £475 £471
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £335
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.45% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 59
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £38.75 £40.55
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -9.09%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Essex

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Essex

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Essex over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Essex

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Essex

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Essex over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Essex

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Witham -6 5 £300 +11.11%
Southend-on-Sea -7 4 £600 -
Brentwood -9 3 £253 -2.88%
Microsoft Project
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (30.43%) C
3 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
4 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Re-Platforming
4 5 (21.74%) PMO
5 4 (17.39%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 4 (17.39%) ANOVA
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Selenium
5 4 (17.39%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) Budget Control
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (17.39%) Earned Value Management
5 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Penetration Testing

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (30.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) JMeter
2 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.04%) Zephyr
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Test Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Test Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Project Controller
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Coordinator
4 3 (13.04%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) UAT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) CRM Manager
6 1 (4.35%) CRM Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Project Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Project Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
1 5 (21.74%) Project Management
1 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
1 5 (21.74%) Re-Platforming
1 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (17.39%) ANOVA
2 4 (17.39%) Budget Control
2 4 (17.39%) Earned Value Management
2 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
2 4 (17.39%) PDM
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
2 4 (17.39%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) PMP
4 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PMO
2 1 (4.35%) EMIR
2 1 (4.35%) IFRS
2 1 (4.35%) IFRS 9
2 1 (4.35%) MiFID
2 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) HP
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft