The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 65 51
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 6 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.90% 0.85% 2.74%
As % of the Applications category 7.69% 12.00% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Median daily rate £356 £333 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £327 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £339 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £332 £369
% change year-on-year +13.12% -10.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year +11.64% -28.34%  

Microsoft 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 78 50 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 11.76% 7.10% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 73
Median daily rate £378 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.96% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £9.50 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +321.05% -65.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Glasgow

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Glasgow

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) Project Management
3 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 12 (50.00%) PMO
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
6 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (29.17%) MS Visio
7 5 (20.83%) PMP
7 5 (20.83%) PMI Certification
7 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
7 5 (20.83%) Document Management
7 5 (20.83%) Virtual Team
8 4 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.50%) Change Control
9 3 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
10 2 (8.33%) Planning and Forecasting
10 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (8.33%) People Management
10 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
10 2 (8.33%) Degree
10 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management

Microsoft 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:

Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (29.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Finance Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Senior PMO
3 2 (8.33%) Senior PMO Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Business Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Change Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Project Planner
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Virtual Team
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) PMI
4 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) Document Management
3 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
4 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) People Management
6 2 (8.33%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) PMI Certification
3 5 (20.83%) PMP
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) PMO
2 4 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.17%) SEPA
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (4.17%) HP