The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 28 March 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 64 34
Rank change year-on-year +33 -30  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.67% 0.94% 1.04%
As % of the Applications category 21.43% 19.05% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £366 £365
% change year-on-year -4.37% +0.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £39.34 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.96% +74.84%  

MS 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 Shropshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 14 21 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 7.78% 4.92% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Median daily rate £220 £245 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.20% -35.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £142 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £248 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £34.38 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing MS Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in Shropshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Shropshire

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Shropshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +33 3 - - 1
MS Project
West Midlands

MS Project
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) PMO
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Niku
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
3 2 (28.57%) Open Workbench
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control

MS Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) Open Workbench
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Lead
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Planner
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planner
3 1 (14.29%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) PMO
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Niku
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software