The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 29 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 59 41
Rank change year-on-year -12 -18  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.38% 0.61% 1.55%
As % of the Applications category 4.08% 12.90% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £250 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.39% -5.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £344 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £450 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £366 £361
% change year-on-year -4.37% +1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £39.34 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.96% +74.84%  

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 49 31 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.25% 4.76% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 16
Median daily rate £350 £338 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £153 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 7
Median hourly rate £10.50 £21.00 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +80.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £21.00 £9.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £21.00 £13.20
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 Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 8 (66.67%) PMO
2 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) Cadence
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) C
7 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) Logistics
8 1 (8.33%) SLA
8 1 (8.33%) MVS
8 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
8 1 (8.33%) Middleware
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (8.33%) Tuxedo
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 1 (8.33%) Change Control
8 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

MS Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Tuxedo
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) PMO Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Public Sector Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Lead
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Planner
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Public Sector Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) PMO
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Cadence
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO