Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 15 December 2018 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 East > Kent
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 62 45
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 +14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.51% 0.37% 1.85%
As % of the Applications category 3.45% 4.76% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Kent median daily rate £625 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.29% -8.82% +21.43%
10th Percentile £613 £381 £380
90th Percentile £638 £394 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £24.81 £30.56 £18.25
% change year-on-year -18.82% +67.45% -5.19%

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 Kent with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 58 42 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.87% 7.73% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 52
Kent median daily rate £313 £223 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.45% -31.54% +30.00%
10th Percentile £113 £103 £143
90th Percentile £638 £438 £486
South East median daily rate £373 £345 £325
% change year-on-year +8.12% +6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 5
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £8.25 £14.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +324.24% -42.91% -61.47%
10th Percentile £16.40 £7.88 £11.80
90th Percentile £44.50 £8.63 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Kent

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Kent

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Kent

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) MiFID

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Management Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Pensions Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Pensions Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) MiFID