The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 58 54
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 19 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.54% 0.34% 1.64%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 2.86% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 7
Median daily rate £325 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £360
% change year-on-year -4.10% +1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.73 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £39.67 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.07% +76.31%  

MS 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 Glasgow with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 95 70 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 17.69% 11.97% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 39 50
Median daily rate £360 £285 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -18.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £100 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £417 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 14
Median hourly rate - £13.73 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing MS Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in Glasgow

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Glasgow

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in Glasgow over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in Glasgow

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) Project Management
3 14 (53.85%) Finance
4 13 (50.00%) PMO
5 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 8 (30.77%) MS Visio
7 7 (26.92%) MS Office
7 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
8 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (19.23%) Document Management
9 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
9 5 (19.23%) PMP
9 5 (19.23%) Programme Management
9 5 (19.23%) Virtual Team
10 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
10 4 (15.38%) Kanban
10 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (11.54%) Change Control
11 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
11 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
11 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team Management
12 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
12 2 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
12 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
12 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
12 2 (7.69%) Quality Management

MS Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (30.77%) MS Visio
3 7 (26.92%) MS Office
4 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Primavera
1 1 (3.85%) Workfront
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Finance Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior PMO
5 2 (7.69%) Senior PMO Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Virtual Team
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Project Management
2 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Document Management
3 5 (19.23%) Programme Management
4 4 (15.38%) Kanban
5 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (7.69%) Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) People Management
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) PMP
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) PMO
2 4 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) SEPA
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Sun
3 1 (3.85%) HP