Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 140 110
Rank change year-on-year +63 -30 -20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 23 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.88% 0.98% 0.40%
As % of the Applications category 27.06% 14.52% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 7
North East median daily rate £410 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -25.00% -8.99%
10th Percentile £323 £218 £211
90th Percentile £500 £571 £525
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.12 £21.78 £24.33
% change year-on-year +15.34% -10.48% +47.45%

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 85 186 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.93% 6.77% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 106 77
North East median daily rate £328 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.65% -4.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £192 £200 £194
90th Percentile £476 £504 £475
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 17
North East median hourly rate £12.75 £14.18 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.05% -0.18% -18.86%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.00 £9.80
90th Percentile £47.60 £28.00 £18.29
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% +3.33%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +57 21 £410 +36.67% 1
Durham +4 1 - -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 14 (60.87%) Project Management
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (56.52%) SharePoint
3 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle
6 8 (34.78%) Unix
6 8 (34.78%) Windows
6 8 (34.78%) AIX
6 8 (34.78%) HPUX
6 8 (34.78%) Solaris
6 8 (34.78%) Linux
6 8 (34.78%) Cognos
6 8 (34.78%) MQSeries
6 8 (34.78%) LDAP
6 8 (34.78%) Sun
6 8 (34.78%) OpenView
6 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
6 8 (34.78%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (34.78%) SAN
6 8 (34.78%) Veritas
6 8 (34.78%) SUSE
6 8 (34.78%) VMware
6 8 (34.78%) Clustering
6 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
6 8 (34.78%) NAS
6 8 (34.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 8 (34.78%) Opsware

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 13 (56.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (34.78%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (34.78%) MQSeries
2 8 (34.78%) OpenStack
3 7 (30.43%) Apache
3 7 (30.43%) iPlanet
3 7 (30.43%) JBoss
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
3 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
3 7 (30.43%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
5 2 (8.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (4.35%) Maximo
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) LDAP
1 8 (34.78%) NAS
1 8 (34.78%) SAN
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) FCoE
3 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) AIX Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Lead
4 2 (8.70%) Project Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Planner
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior PMO
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) Grid Computing
3 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
4 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) AIX
1 8 (34.78%) HPUX
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
1 8 (34.78%) Solaris
1 8 (34.78%) SUSE
1 8 (34.78%) Unix
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) High Availability
2 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
6 3 (13.04%) Requirements Management
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.70%) Change Control
7 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
1 4 (17.39%) C-shell
1 4 (17.39%) Korn
1 4 (17.39%) Perl
1 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.70%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) PMO
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
1 8 (34.78%) KVM
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (34.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 8 (34.78%) Cognos
3 8 (34.78%) Opsware
3 8 (34.78%) PlateSpin
3 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
3 8 (34.78%) Sun
3 8 (34.78%) Veritas
3 8 (34.78%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) F5
4 7 (30.43%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) Borland
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Niku
6 1 (4.35%) Pega
6 1 (4.35%) SAP