Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 124 124
Rank change year-on-year +19 0 -30
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 32 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.43% 0.57% 0.95%
As % of the Applications category 17.58% 7.69% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 29
Leeds median daily rate £387 £344 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -10.71% +10.00%
10th Percentile £250 £259 £201
90th Percentile £623 £439 £439
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 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £16.00
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 Leeds with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 182 195 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.15% 7.42% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 93 196
Leeds median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £193 £142 £163
90th Percentile £526 £449 £470
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year - -3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 23
Leeds median hourly rate £18.00 £14.05 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.14% +3.33% +22.20%
10th Percentile £10.59 £12.09 £9.55
90th Percentile £24.84 £30.98 £19.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.38 £14.13 £13.60
% change year-on-year -19.47% +3.90% +22.89%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Leeds

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Leeds

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Leeds

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 15 (46.88%) Project Management
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) PMO
4 12 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 11 (34.38%) Change Management
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (28.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (28.13%) Project Governance
8 8 (25.00%) Coaching
8 8 (25.00%) Project Planning
8 8 (25.00%) Resource Management
9 7 (21.88%) Degree
9 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
10 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (18.75%) Line Management
11 5 (15.63%) Process Management
11 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
11 5 (15.63%) MS Project Server
12 4 (12.50%) Banking
12 4 (12.50%) GDPR
12 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
13 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
13 3 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (9.38%) CRM
13 3 (9.38%) SAP
13 3 (9.38%) Scrum
14 2 (6.25%) e-Learning

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.63%) MS Project Server
3 2 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (3.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.25%) Big Data
1 2 (6.25%) DB2
1 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Project Manager
2 12 (37.50%) Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Manager
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Project Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) GDPR Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Governance Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Programme Planner
6 2 (6.25%) Project Governance Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Resource Management Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) e-Learning
2 2 (6.25%) PMI
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (46.88%) Project Management
2 12 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 11 (34.38%) Change Management
4 9 (28.13%) Project Governance
5 8 (25.00%) Coaching
5 8 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 8 (25.00%) Resource Management
6 6 (18.75%) Line Management
7 5 (15.63%) Process Management
8 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.38%) CRM
9 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.38%) Scrum
10 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.25%) Data Ingestion
10 2 (6.25%) DSDM
10 2 (6.25%) ERP
10 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) APMP
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) PMO
2 4 (12.50%) GDPR
3 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) SAP