Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 20 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 68 77
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 14 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.11% 2.26% 1.66%
As % of the Applications category 7.53% 17.01% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 14
Reading median daily rate £356 £428 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +15.54% -12.94%
10th Percentile £234 £332 £193
90th Percentile £478 £567 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £450 £300
% change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £65.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.00 £14.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +155.17% -32.56% -21.82%

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 Reading with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 186 194 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 14.72% 13.31% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 67 92
Reading median daily rate £363 £265 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.79% -11.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £147 £123 £159
90th Percentile £478 £475 £483
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year +6.56% +1.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 34
Reading median hourly rate £12.50 £9.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.58% -36.67% -12.13%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £19.74 £21.08 £21.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% -6.67%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Reading

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Reading

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Reading over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Reading

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 13 (92.86%) PRINCE2
1 13 (92.86%) Project Management
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) ITIL
4 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (42.86%) Remedy
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
8 2 (14.29%) Line Management
8 2 (14.29%) SDLC
8 2 (14.29%) Contract Management
8 2 (14.29%) GDPR
8 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
8 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
8 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (14.29%) PMP
9 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
9 1 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
9 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
9 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
9 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) GDPR Programme Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) PRINCE2
1 13 (92.86%) Project Management
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Contract Management
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
6 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) APMP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) GDPR
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Amdocs