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 3 months to 24 June 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 / North East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 107 -
Rank change year-on-year +58 -  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 10 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.79% 1.30% -
As % of the Applications category 22.73% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 0
Median daily rate £384 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.79% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £368
% change year-on-year +13.63% -10.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year +11.64% -28.34%  

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 the North East with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 44 105 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 7.87% 6.52% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 32
Median daily rate £300 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £180 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £485 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% +13.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £10.61 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £24.40 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +68 8 £384 +23.79% 1
Durham -4 1 - - 2
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (58.82%) MS Visio
2 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (41.18%) PMO
5 6 (35.29%) Project Planning
5 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Migration
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
6 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Information Governance
7 4 (23.53%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 4 (23.53%) Project Governance
7 4 (23.53%) Critical Path Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.76%) Validation
8 2 (11.76%) SLA
8 2 (11.76%) Logistics
8 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
9 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (5.88%) Office 365

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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (58.82%) MS Visio
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Project Implementation Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planner
4 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Planning Manager
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Planner
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Project Planning
3 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
3 5 (29.41%) Information Governance
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Critical Path Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Project Governance
4 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (23.53%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 2 (11.76%) Logistics
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.88%) People Management
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) PMO
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Cadence