Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 66 47
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.03% 1.28% 0.25%
As % of the Applications category 6.78% 13.89% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Shropshire median daily rate £600 £283 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +112.39% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £340 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -8.11% +5.71% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate £24.06 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.06 £15.50 £25.66
% change year-on-year +55.23% -39.59% +55.52%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 59 72 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 15.17% 9.18% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 13
Shropshire median daily rate £224 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.61% +0.86% +103.49%
10th Percentile £80 £272 £131
90th Percentile £550 £498 £436
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £335
% change year-on-year -3.57% +4.48% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Shropshire median hourly rate £25.12 £10.62 £13.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.65% -18.69% -34.73%
10th Percentile £22.22 £10.61 £12.34
90th Percentile £33.02 £10.62 £30.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% -16.22% +5.71%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Shropshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Shropshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Shropshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Project within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +12 4 £600 +112.39%
Microsoft Project
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Pega
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Presales
4 1 (25.00%) Case Management
4 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (25.00%) Documentum
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Niku
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner

Microsoft 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Project Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Niku
3 1 (25.00%) Pega