The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 25 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.55% 2.05% 3.29%
As % of the Applications category 10.53% 12.50% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £531 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.54% +1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £346 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £466 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £360
% change year-on-year -4.10% +1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Guildford with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 19 24 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 14.73% 16.44% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 26
Median daily rate £475 £325 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% +21.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £212 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £570 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.89%  
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 Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Guildford

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Guildford

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 Guildford region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) PMO
2 1 (50.00%) Pega
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

MS Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PMO
2 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Pega