Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 41 65
Rank change year-on-year -27 +24 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 18 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.34% 3.71% 2.44%
As % of the Applications category 11.46% 19.25% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 25
Reading median daily rate £310 £265 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.98% -10.17% -21.33%
10th Percentile £219 £258 £241
90th Percentile £511 £450 £487
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £310 £396
% change year-on-year +16.94% -21.62% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £14.50

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 157 239 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.66% 19.26% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 71 91
Reading median daily rate £375 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.76% +11.02%
10th Percentile £135 £150 £131
90th Percentile £490 £450 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £373 £310 £330
% change year-on-year +20.32% -6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 47 34
Reading median hourly rate £13.08 £9.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.63% -32.14% -30.95%
10th Percentile £11.28 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £19.33 £17.40 £21.33
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.14% -11.92%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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
2 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 5 (27.78%) PMO
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Remedy
6 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (16.67%) Marketing
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (11.11%) Kanban
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 2 (11.11%) Change Control
7 2 (11.11%) VoLTE
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Retail
7 2 (11.11%) Logistics
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (11.11%) PMI

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 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LTE
1 2 (11.11%) VoLTE
1 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) WebEx
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 3 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) PMO Planner
2 3 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Change Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planner
3 2 (11.11%) Voice Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Web Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Web Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Mindset
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
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
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (5.56%) Decision-Making
6 1 (5.56%) Innovative Thinking
6 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) PMO
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Remedy
3 2 (11.11%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle