Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 25 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 3 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 2.86% 3.13% 5.42%
As % of the Applications category 27.27% 35.00% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 15
Halifax median daily rate £297 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.29% +29.23% -24.33%
10th Percentile £291 £186 £270
90th Percentile £399 £430 £385
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -18.75% +23.08% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £22.22

Microsoft Project is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 10.48% 8.93% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 23
Halifax median daily rate £350 £361 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.05% +1.40% -10.10%
10th Percentile £294 £202 £286
90th Percentile £440 £434 £411
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year - -3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Halifax median hourly rate - £9.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.42% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.38 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year -18.75% +2.98% +22.89%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

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

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Halifax over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Progress
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) PMO Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Progress