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 3 months to 26 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 52 21
Rank change year-on-year +13 -31  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.57% 0.87% 1.63%
As % of the Applications category 9.09% 9.68% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £538 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £370
% change year-on-year +13.63% -10.81%  
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 Shropshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11 31 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 6.32% 8.96% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £475 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +126.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.12 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +13 1 - -
Microsoft Project
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (75.00%) PMO
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (25.00%) Niku
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Open Workbench
4 1 (25.00%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) HND
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) APMP
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Work Breakdown Structure

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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Open Workbench
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) PMO Lead
1 1 (25.00%) PMO Planner
1 1 (25.00%) PMO Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planner
1 1 (25.00%) Project Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) APMP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PMO
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Niku