Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 53 61
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.81% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the Applications category 17.91% 6.45% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Lancashire median daily rate £358 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.76% -22.73% +40.13%
North West median daily rate £384 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -9.59% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £25.12 -
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £40.48 £31.56
% change year-on-year -59.23% +28.25% +14.76%

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 67 31 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.09% 5.51% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 23
Lancashire median daily rate £395 £375 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +114.29% -45.31%
10th Percentile £200 £169 £96
90th Percentile £538 £453 £400
North West median daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year +6.06% -2.22% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 19
Lancashire median hourly rate £22.00 £38.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.23% +89.02% -5.55%
10th Percentile £12.00 £23.00 £10.24
90th Percentile £50.10 £45.00 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -19.44% +12.50% +8.47%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Lancashire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 August 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
Chorley - 11 £358 -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) DMZ
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) LDAP
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
5 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) PMO
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum

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 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) DMZ
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Project Manager
2 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Planner
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum Master
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Programme Planner
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle