The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 38 39 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.31% 0.82% 1.46%
As % of the Applications category 13.16% 13.04% 10.61%
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 £373 £375
% change year-on-year -6.16% -0.53%  
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 38 23 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 9.95% 6.30% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 23
Median daily rate £300 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -5.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £179 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 15
Median hourly rate £13.09 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.97 - £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 - £19.00
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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Northamptonshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in Northamptonshire

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Northamptonshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire 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
Northampton -1 5 £265 -29.33% 2
MS Project
East Midlands

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) APMP
3 5 (41.67%) Logistics
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (41.67%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (16.67%) PMO
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (8.33%) Legal
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) VB
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) Office 365
7 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Project Officer
3 3 (25.00%) Project Support Officer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Officer
4 2 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
4 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) PMO Lead
5 1 (8.33%) PMO Planner
5 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Planner
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Logistics
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) APMP
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft