Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 23 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 36 26
Rank change year-on-year -38 -10 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.98% 2.02% 1.44%
As % of the Applications category 13.33% 17.65% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Northern Ireland median daily rate £403 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.17% -33.33% +42.29%
10th Percentile £400 £252 £425
90th Percentile £407 £365 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £24.33
% change year-on-year -1.49% +4.81% +35.17%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 45 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.32% 11.45% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 13
Northern Ireland median daily rate £288 £308 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +115.79% -54.76%
10th Percentile £100 £134 £81
90th Percentile £400 £344 £475
UK median daily rate £350 £342 £350
% change year-on-year +2.34% -2.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.50 £11.50 -
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.28% +3.39% +3.33%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Project in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 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
County Antrim -44 6 £403 +34.17%
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Reference Data
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 2 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft