The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
England / North East
Rank 78 66 47
Rank change year-on-year -12 -19  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.95% 0.69% 1.58%
As % of the Applications category 9.59% 11.54% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Median daily rate £300 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.58% +4.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £353 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £463 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £375
% change year-on-year -6.16% -0.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £39.67 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.07% +76.31%  

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 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 73 52 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 9.93% 5.98% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 26
Median daily rate £323 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.03% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £153 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 10
Median hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £19.80 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

MS 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 MS Project in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in the North East

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in the North East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in the North East

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in the North East

MS 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 MS Project within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Durham 0 5 £350 -23.49%
Tyne and Wear -13 2 £250 -39.39%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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

1 13 (72.22%) MS Office
2 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 10 (55.56%) MS Visio
3 9 (50.00%) PMO
4 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Migration
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (27.78%) Information Governance
7 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Project Management
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (22.22%) Project Governance
8 4 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
8 4 (22.22%) Critical Path Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) C
9 3 (16.67%) Service Management
9 3 (16.67%) Cadence
10 2 (11.11%) Validation
10 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
11 1 (5.56%) Change Control

MS Project
Top Related 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 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Tuxedo
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) MS Office
2 10 (55.56%) MS Visio
3 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) PMO Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Project Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Project Implementation Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Public Sector Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
3 5 (27.78%) Information Governance
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Critical Path Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 4 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 1 (5.56%) Change Control
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.56%) Logistics
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Cadence
3 1 (5.56%) TIBCO