The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 3.55% - 1.04%
As % of the Applications category 15.63% - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £275 - £413
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 Norfolk with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 32 23 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 22.70% 11.86% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 13
Median daily rate £425 £300 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% +69.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £140 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
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 Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Norfolk

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Norfolk

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 Norfolk region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
1 4 (44.44%) PMO
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (11.11%) Power BI

MS Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Power BI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Coordinator
1 4 (44.44%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Project Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planner
3 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) PMO
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft