The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 3 months to 25 June 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 59 59
Rank change year-on-year -12 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 1 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.16% 0.85% 1.71%
As % of the Applications category 2.33% 8.33% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £375 £220 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.45% -37.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £363
% change year-on-year +13.63% -8.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year +11.64% -28.34%  

Microsoft 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 43 60 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 6.86% 10.20% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 33
Median daily rate £375 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £123 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £421 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 14
Median hourly rate £11.30 £13.90 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.74% +4.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Banbury +4 1 £375 +70.45%
Microsoft Project
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Back Office
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (60.00%) Project Governance
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (20.00%) Scorecard
5 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (20.00%) MS Project Server
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (20.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Back Office
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Support Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Governance
2 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Scorecard
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft