Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 143 111
Rank change year-on-year +2 -32 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 112 139 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.36% 1.42% 1.56%
As % of the Applications category 14.14% 15.46% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 104 85
Midlands median daily rate £340 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £275 £239 £216
90th Percentile £500 £496 £475
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Midlands median hourly rate £20.75 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.87% +24.00% -24.24%
10th Percentile £16.75 £15.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.93 £15.90 £28.20
England median hourly rate £25.12 £21.09 £24.33
% change year-on-year +19.14% -13.34% +47.01%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 792 899 893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.63% 9.20% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 530 416
Midlands median daily rate £325 £330 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +2.01% +7.83%
10th Percentile £153 £125 £147
90th Percentile £497 £475 £475
England median daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.41% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 104 141
Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £30.42 £28.80 £32.00
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.29 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.85% +5.10% +3.33%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
West Midlands +14 86 £340 -8.11% 7
East Midlands -7 25 £344 -14.06% 2
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 49 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 45 (40.18%) Project Management
3 32 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 31 (27.68%) PMO
5 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 24 (21.43%) Finance
6 24 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 21 (18.75%) Project Planning
8 20 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Office
10 17 (15.18%) MS Visio
11 16 (14.29%) PMI Certification
12 13 (11.61%) Oracle
12 13 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (10.71%) Unix
14 11 (9.82%) ITIL
14 11 (9.82%) Risk Management
14 11 (9.82%) Degree
15 10 (8.93%) Retail
15 10 (8.93%) PRINCE
15 10 (8.93%) Change Management
15 10 (8.93%) PMI
15 10 (8.93%) PMP
15 10 (8.93%) SharePoint
16 9 (8.04%) Cisco
16 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
16 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
17 8 (7.14%) Project Governance
17 8 (7.14%) Migration

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 10 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.57%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.68%) Apache
3 3 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.68%) Confluence
3 3 (2.68%) IIS
3 3 (2.68%) iPlanet
3 3 (2.68%) JBoss
3 3 (2.68%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.68%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.68%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.89%) Documentum
Applications
1 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (15.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.79%) iTrent
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.89%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (0.89%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.89%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.89%) Primavera
3 1 (0.89%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Office 365
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.25%) Firewall
3 6 (5.36%) Internet
4 5 (4.46%) ATM
4 5 (4.46%) Intranet
5 4 (3.57%) WLAN
6 3 (2.68%) LDAP
6 3 (2.68%) NAS
6 3 (2.68%) SAN
6 3 (2.68%) VoIP
6 3 (2.68%) WAN
7 2 (1.79%) LAN
7 2 (1.79%) Skype
7 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.89%) DNS
8 1 (0.89%) FCoE
8 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.89%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) GIS
3 2 (1.79%) Essbase
4 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.68%) JIRA
1 3 (2.68%) ReSharper
1 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (21.43%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Retail
3 7 (6.25%) Automotive
4 5 (4.46%) Legal
5 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 18 (16.07%) Programme Planner
3 11 (9.82%) IT Manager
3 11 (9.82%) IT Project Manager
4 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Manager
4 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 9 (8.04%) Analyst
5 9 (8.04%) Coordinator
6 8 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
6 8 (7.14%) Project Planner
7 5 (4.46%) Junior
7 5 (4.46%) Junior Project Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Integration Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Integration Project Manager
8 4 (3.57%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Junior IT Project Manager
8 4 (3.57%) PMO Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Security Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) .NET
1 3 (2.68%) .NET Framework
1 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (2.68%) Aurelia
1 3 (2.68%) CSS
1 3 (2.68%) CSS3
1 3 (2.68%) HTML
1 3 (2.68%) HTML5
1 3 (2.68%) J2EE
1 3 (2.68%) jQuery
1 3 (2.68%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (2.68%) REST
1 3 (2.68%) SOAP
1 3 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (2.68%) Web Services
2 1 (0.89%) Middleware
2 1 (0.89%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.93%) PMI
3 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.68%) Clustering
7 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.89%) Life Science
8 1 (0.89%) NHS
8 1 (0.89%) User Experience
8 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.71%) Unix
2 7 (6.25%) Windows
3 4 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.68%) AIX
4 3 (2.68%) HPUX
4 3 (2.68%) Linux
4 3 (2.68%) Solaris
5 2 (1.79%) SUSE
6 1 (0.89%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) Project Management
2 32 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 21 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 20 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (9.82%) ITIL
6 11 (9.82%) Risk Management
7 10 (8.93%) Change Management
7 10 (8.93%) PRINCE
8 8 (7.14%) ERP
8 8 (7.14%) Migration
8 8 (7.14%) Project Governance
9 7 (6.25%) Change Control
9 7 (6.25%) Coaching
9 7 (6.25%) CRM
9 7 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 7 (6.25%) Scrum
10 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.36%) Six Sigma
11 5 (4.46%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.68%) C
1 3 (2.68%) C#
2 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.89%) C++
2 1 (0.89%) C-shell
2 1 (0.89%) Korn
2 1 (0.89%) Pascal
2 1 (0.89%) Perl
2 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 11 (9.82%) Degree
3 10 (8.93%) PMP
4 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.79%) ECDL
6 2 (1.79%) ISEB
6 2 (1.79%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (27.68%) PMO
2 4 (3.57%) QA
3 2 (1.79%) GDPR
3 2 (1.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.89%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.89%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.89%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.68%) KVM
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (2.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) OpenView
1 3 (2.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.61%) Oracle
3 9 (8.04%) Cisco
4 7 (6.25%) SAP
5 5 (4.46%) HP
6 3 (2.68%) Borland
6 3 (2.68%) Cognos
6 3 (2.68%) F5
6 3 (2.68%) Opsware
6 3 (2.68%) PlateSpin
6 3 (2.68%) Sun
6 3 (2.68%) Veritas
6 3 (2.68%) VMware
7 2 (1.79%) Epicor
7 2 (1.79%) Juniper
7 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.89%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.89%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.89%) Niku
8 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com