The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 28 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 45 42
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 2 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.61% 1.87% 2.05%
As % of the Applications category 8.70% 21.95% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 11
Median daily rate - £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year -1.49% -18.78%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 23 41 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 7.01% 8.51% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 66
Median daily rate £350 £338 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -19.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £100 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £436 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £10.36 £27.50 £35.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.32% -22.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -1 1 - -
Microsoft Project
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Primavera
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Skype

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft