Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 67 68
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +22
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 18 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.22% 1.67% 2.24%
As % of the Applications category 10.98% 10.10% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 22
Reading median daily rate £260 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £258 £250
90th Percentile £511 £479 £548
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £310 £400
% change year-on-year +4.84% -22.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £65.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £50.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -73.27% +248.28% -85.24%

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 164 208 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.13% 16.49% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 63 94
Reading median daily rate £375 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -1.52% +1.54%
10th Percentile £139 £128 £119
90th Percentile £487 £450 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +15.38% -1.52% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 45 36
Reading median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% -35.03%
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £20.00 £27.78 £21.33
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +28.57% +5.66% -11.67%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
1 11 (61.11%) Project Management
2 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Remedy
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 4 (22.22%) PMO
5 3 (16.67%) VoLTE
5 3 (16.67%) LTE
5 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Ericsson
6 2 (11.11%) PMI
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Retail
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Logistics
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Marketing

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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Basecamp
1 1 (5.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LTE
1 3 (16.67%) VoLTE
1 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) WebEx
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 3 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (16.67%) Voice Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Change Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) PMO Planner
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planner
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Site Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Site Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Web Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Web Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Mindset
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Project Management
2 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) Logistics
5 2 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Decision-Making
6 1 (5.56%) Dependency Management
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Identification
6 1 (5.56%) Telesales
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Remedy
3 3 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.56%) Capita
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle