Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 September 2018 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 > North East
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 69 130
Rank change year-on-year -27 +61 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 10 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.83% 2.08% 1.37%
As % of the Applications category 11.76% 29.07% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 34
North East median daily rate £350 £410 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +32.26% +24.78%
10th Percentile £284 £200 £216
90th Percentile £465 £496 £563
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North East median hourly rate £22.50 - -
England median hourly rate £25.81 £25.12 £22.14
% change year-on-year +2.75% +13.46% -1.60%

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 North East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 85 86 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.04% 7.14% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 58 106
North East median daily rate £300 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% -11.54%
10th Percentile £155 £196 £185
90th Percentile £553 £461 £469
England median daily rate £375 £362 £343
% change year-on-year +3.52% +5.77% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 26
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -23.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.30 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £18.50 £47.63 £28.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.18 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.98% -1.94% +10.00%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the North East

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in the North East

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the North East over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in the North East

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in the North East

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear -20 9 £330 -18.52% 2
Durham -10 1 £475 -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Open Workbench
4 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (30.00%) Line Management
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) Project Governance
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (30.00%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (20.00%) PMO
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) Conflict Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Retail

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (30.00%) Open Workbench
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Planner
3 1 (10.00%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Site Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (30.00%) Project Governance
3 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
4 2 (20.00%) Conflict Management
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
5 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) WorldPay