The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 29 April 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 / Slough
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 18 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 2 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.47% 3.80% 2.40%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 25.93% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £495 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.66% -15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £238 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £450 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.48 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.96% +40.00%  

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 Slough with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 10 27 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 7.35% 14.67% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 16
Median daily rate £450 £303 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.76% +63.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £410 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -27.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.52% +7.30%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Slough

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Product Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle CRM
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Business Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Presales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Product Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel