The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 28 29 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.89% 1.35% 1.54%
As % of the Applications category 17.24% 15.79% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £265 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.33% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £374 £375
% change year-on-year -6.41% -0.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
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 Northampton with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 29 19 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 10.98% 8.56% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 16
Median daily rate £300 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £170 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 - £21.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Project in Northampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Northampton

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in Northampton over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in Northampton

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Northampton

MS Project
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) APMP
3 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (45.45%) Logistics
3 5 (45.45%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) PMO
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) Legal
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) VB
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (9.09%) Project Planning

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 (36.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Project Officer
3 3 (27.27%) Project Support Officer
3 3 (27.27%) Support Officer
4 2 (18.18%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
4 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) PMO Lead
5 1 (9.09%) PMO Planner
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2
2 5 (45.45%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Logistics
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) APMP
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft