The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
South East / Middlesex
Rank 19 19 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.76% 1.90% 3.13%
As % of the Applications category 6.25% 15.00% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £220 £452 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.32% +20.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £375
% change year-on-year -6.16% -0.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
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 Middlesex with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 16 20 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 12.21% 12.66% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 17
Median daily rate £375 £357 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.18% -13.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £440 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Middlesex

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Middlesex

MS Project
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 3 (100.00%) e-Learning
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Learning Management System
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Project Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Service Transition Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) e-Learning
2 2 (66.67%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Document Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft