Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 21 February 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 62 63
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.35% 0.34% 0.87%
As % of the Applications category 17.65% 4.26% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Lancashire median daily rate £375 - £363
10th Percentile £330 - £233
90th Percentile £420 - £416
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £381
% change year-on-year - +4.99% +17.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Lancashire median hourly rate £24.56 - £35.00
North West median hourly rate £24.56 £42.48 £40.00
% change year-on-year -42.18% +6.19% +63.27%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 34 47 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.67% 8.06% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 30
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £275 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -1.79% -6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £174
90th Percentile £436 £383 £415
North West median daily rate £325 £335 £316
% change year-on-year -2.99% +6.18% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 30
Lancashire median hourly rate £30.50 £38.75 £24.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.29% +59.01% +19.78%
10th Percentile £17.73 £10.30 £15.75
90th Percentile £66.50 £43.70 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -9.63% -8.57% +25.00%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Lancashire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Lancashire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Lancashire

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 4 £350 - 1
Chorley - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) PMO
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) HNC
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (16.67%) BPR
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Finance Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Governance Manager
1 2 (33.33%) PMO Manager
1 2 (33.33%) PMO Planning Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Governance Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Resource Planning Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Change Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) BPR
3 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HNC
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) SAP