Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 87 130
Rank change year-on-year +2 +43 -50
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 22 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.71% 1.31% 0.99%
As % of the Applications category 18.33% 19.10% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 20
North East median daily rate £325 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -3.45% -17.28%
10th Percentile £280 £200 £253
90th Percentile £463 £530 £483
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North East median hourly rate £28.75 - -
England median hourly rate £26.88 £42.48 £28.50
% change year-on-year -36.72% +49.04% +26.67%

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 120 89 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.30% 6.87% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 90
North East median daily rate £365 £290 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.86% -6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £156 £196 £145
90th Percentile £548 £400 £421
England median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
North East median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -16.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £8.85 £10.26
90th Percentile £29.38 £47.60 £26.60
England median hourly rate £17.31 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.19% -3.03% +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 21 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the North East over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 June 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 +6 21 £313 -3.85% 1
Durham -6 1 £375 +7.14%
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 20 (90.91%) Project Management
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) Change Management
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) ISEB
6 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 5 (22.73%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (22.73%) PMO
7 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
8 4 (18.18%) Banking
8 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
8 4 (18.18%) Programme Delivery
8 4 (18.18%) Dependency Management
8 4 (18.18%) Retail Banking
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
9 3 (13.64%) Business Development
9 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
9 3 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making

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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Support Officer
4 3 (13.64%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) PMO Officer
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Project Officer
5 2 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) ERP Manager
6 1 (4.55%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Planner
6 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planner
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Site Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Project Management
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Change Management
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) Dependency Management
4 4 (18.18%) Programme Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.64%) Business Development
5 3 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
5 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) ISEB
3 5 (22.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (18.18%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) PMO
2 2 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
2 3 (13.64%) IBM