The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 24 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
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 24 19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 2.05% 3.82%
As % of the Applications category - 16.67% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £188 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -50.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £368
% change year-on-year +13.63% -10.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Halifax with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 10 18 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 14.08% 12.33% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 12
Median daily rate £350 £342 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -14.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £182 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £430 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) PMO
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) HR Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Entry
1 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PMO
2 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft