Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 75 42
Rank change year-on-year -8 -33 +33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 14 12 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.93% 0.97% 3.97%
As % of the Applications category 9.52% 7.14% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
Reading median daily rate £325 £275 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -25.68% -1.33%
10th Percentile £122 £234 £282
90th Percentile £550 £463 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £300 £370
% change year-on-year +33.33% -18.92% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £36.50 -

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 147 168 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.80% 13.55% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 69
Reading median daily rate £400 £375 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +41.51% -11.67%
10th Percentile £130 £129 £160
90th Percentile £548 £508 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £325 £307
% change year-on-year +11.54% +6.04% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 33
Reading median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +36.84% -15.46%
10th Percentile £9.65 £10.88 £9.25
90th Percentile £13.35 £17.75 £19.71
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £10.15
% change year-on-year +33.33% +47.78% -17.68%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019, 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 13 (92.86%) Project Management
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL V3
6 5 (35.71%) Service Management
6 5 (35.71%) Change Management
7 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (21.43%) Fault Management
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
8 3 (21.43%) LTE
8 3 (21.43%) Ericsson
8 3 (21.43%) Remedy
8 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (21.43%) VoLTE
8 3 (21.43%) Workshop Facilitation
9 2 (14.29%) SFIA
9 2 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (14.29%) ITSM
9 2 (14.29%) PMP

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%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eloqua
1 1 (7.14%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Basecamp
1 1 (7.14%) BlueKai
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LTE
1 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (21.43%) VoLTE
1 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) DMZ
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) OSS Programme Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Voice Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 2 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP WM Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Project Management
2 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL V3
5 5 (35.71%) Change Management
5 5 (35.71%) Service Management
6 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Fault Management
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
7 3 (21.43%) Workshop Facilitation
8 2 (14.29%) Change Control
8 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 2 (14.29%) ITSM
8 2 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
8 2 (14.29%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 2 (14.29%) PMP
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) APMP
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Ericsson
2 3 (21.43%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SAP