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 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 54 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 8 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.39% 1.87% 1.62%
As % of the Applications category 7.21% 15.84% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Median daily rate £350 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £363
% change year-on-year +13.63% -8.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reading with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 111 101 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 19.34% 11.83% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 41
Median daily rate £338 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.73% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Median hourly rate £9.50 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.55% -9.00%  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 37 (86.05%) Microsoft
2 36 (83.72%) PRINCE2
3 34 (79.07%) Project Management
4 29 (67.44%) ITIL
5 27 (62.79%) Telecoms
6 26 (60.47%) Remedy
7 25 (58.14%) ITIL V3
8 22 (51.16%) Management Information System
9 10 (23.26%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (23.26%) Ericsson
9 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
9 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
9 10 (23.26%) LTE
9 10 (23.26%) VoLTE
10 7 (16.28%) PMO
10 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.95%) Finance
11 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Excel
12 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
12 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
12 4 (9.30%) Document Management
12 4 (9.30%) MGW
12 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
12 4 (9.30%) Degree
13 3 (6.98%) PMI
13 3 (6.98%) PMP
14 2 (4.65%) Matrix Organization
14 2 (4.65%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (4.65%) Resource Allocation
14 2 (4.65%) Master's Degree

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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Maya
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) LTE
1 10 (23.26%) VoLTE
1 10 (23.26%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (9.30%) MGW
General
1 27 (62.79%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Project Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Voice Project Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Core Network Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Network Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Network Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Project Officer
4 3 (6.98%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (6.98%) Support Officer
5 2 (4.65%) Engagement Manager
5 2 (4.65%) ERP Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Project Planner
6 1 (2.33%) Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Programme Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) PMI
3 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) PRINCE2
2 34 (79.07%) Project Management
3 29 (67.44%) ITIL
4 25 (58.14%) ITIL V3
5 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.30%) Document Management
6 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) CMMI
7 2 (4.65%) ERP
7 2 (4.65%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (4.65%) Presales
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.65%) Resource Allocation
8 1 (2.33%) Critical Path Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Earned Value Management
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Project Governance
8 1 (2.33%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.98%) PMP
4 2 (4.65%) Master's Degree
4 2 (4.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) PMO
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) Microsoft
2 26 (60.47%) Remedy
3 10 (23.26%) Ericsson
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.33%) Huawei
5 1 (2.33%) Nokia