The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 3 months to 27 June 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 27 24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 2.69% 0.60%
As % of the Applications category - 62.50% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £373
% change year-on-year +13.63% -11.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year +11.64% -28.34%  

Microsoft 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 the Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5 8 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 5.00% 4.30% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £180 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.64% -22.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the Midlands

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in the Midlands

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (83.33%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) ERP

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Product Owner
1 5 (83.33%) Digital Product Owner
1 5 (83.33%) Product Owner
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP