The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 23 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.97% 2.38% 1.82%
As % of the Applications category 9.09% 21.05% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £525 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £374 £365
% change year-on-year -6.41% +2.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £39.67 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.07% +76.31%  

MS Project is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11 19 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 10.68% 11.31% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 10
Median daily rate £323 £356 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.47% +35.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing MS Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in Luton

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Luton

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Luton

MS Project
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Luton region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (100.00%) People Management

MS Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) R
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft