The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 26 April 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 49 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 15 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.99% 2.61% 3.88%
As % of the Applications category 23.08% 15.50% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 20
Median daily rate £407 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £426 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.48 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.31% +77.77%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 65 129 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 8.61% 16.82% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 68 90
Median daily rate £407 £425 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +46.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.74%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 26 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 22 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 19 (52.78%) PRINCE2
4 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (47.22%) Project Management
5 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 16 (44.44%) Finance
6 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 13 (36.11%) ITIL
8 11 (30.56%) DV Cleared
8 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (27.78%) Public Cloud
9 10 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (27.78%) Logistics
10 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 6 (16.67%) Customer-Centric Approach
11 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (11.11%) Oracle
12 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
13 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
13 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 3 (8.33%) OSCP
13 3 (8.33%) CREST Certified
13 3 (8.33%) PMO
13 3 (8.33%) Unix
13 3 (8.33%) Windows
13 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
13 3 (8.33%) Legal
13 3 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 3 (8.33%) Project Planning

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Open Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Programme Planner
3 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 4 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Planner
5 3 (8.33%) Project Officer
5 3 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
5 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Security Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Support Officer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Security Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Project Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Unix
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) PRINCE2
2 17 (47.22%) Project Management
3 13 (36.11%) ITIL
4 10 (27.78%) Logistics
5 6 (16.67%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
8 2 (5.56%) Change Control
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) DevOps
8 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 22 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (30.56%) DV Cleared
3 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (8.33%) CEH
4 3 (8.33%) CREST Certified
4 3 (8.33%) OSCP
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PMO
2 1 (2.78%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) BT
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) HP