The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 45 44 47
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.30% 0.91% 1.33%
As % of the Applications category 2.94% 8.89% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £350 £359 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% -1.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £371
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.18% +77.77%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 34 45 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 10.33% 10.20% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 19
Median daily rate £160 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £128 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.75 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.11% -52.97%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Gloucestershire

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Gloucestershire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Programme Management
3 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) PMO
4 3 (42.86%) Coaching
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Primavera
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Business Development
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

MS Project
Top Related 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Primavera
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) PMO Planner
1 2 (28.57%) Programme Planner
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Programme Management
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Business Development
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) PMO
2 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP