The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 150 93
Rank change year-on-year +25 -57  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 138 124 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.78% 1.38% 2.27%
As % of the Applications category 17.34% 13.46% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 71 135
Median daily rate £350 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.39% -16.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £373
% change year-on-year +13.63% -11.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £20.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.64% +11.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.02 £16.90 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.02 £35.10 £130.90
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 the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 796 921 1153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.26% 10.24% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 479 544
Median daily rate £350 £330 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 103 133
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.51 £33.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in the South East

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in the South East

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in the South East

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Project in the South East

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire +26 47 £320 -22.42% 2
Hampshire +2 35 £350 +7.69% 7
West Sussex +31 20 £395 +16.60% 2
Surrey +17 18 £274 -18.81% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 7 £411 +26.46% 1
Middlesex +6 2 £419 +139.42% 1
Sussex +1 2 £450 -14.28%
Kent - 2 £250 - 1
Oxfordshire -10 1 £375 +70.45% 2
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 146 (53.28%) Project Management
2 131 (47.81%) Microsoft
3 130 (47.45%) PRINCE2
4 108 (39.42%) Microsoft Excel
5 93 (33.94%) Finance
6 83 (30.29%) PMO
7 70 (25.55%) Microsoft Office
8 65 (23.72%) Security Cleared
9 64 (23.36%) ITIL
10 59 (21.53%) SC Cleared
11 55 (20.07%) Telecoms
12 54 (19.71%) Management Information System
13 53 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (19.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 49 (17.88%) PMI Certification
15 48 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (14.60%) SharePoint
17 39 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
18 38 (13.87%) MS Visio
19 37 (13.50%) Change Management
20 34 (12.41%) Degree
21 32 (11.68%) Programme Management
22 30 (10.95%) Remedy
22 30 (10.95%) Project Planning
23 29 (10.58%) PMP
23 29 (10.58%) ITIL V3
24 24 (8.76%) Change Control
25 23 (8.39%) PMI
25 23 (8.39%) QA
26 20 (7.30%) Wi-Fi

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 40 (14.60%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.20%) MS Project Server
3 5 (1.82%) Documentum
Applications
1 108 (39.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 70 (25.55%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (19.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (13.87%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) Maya
Business Applications
1 12 (4.38%) Primavera
2 6 (2.19%) SAP ERP
3 5 (1.82%) Maximo
4 2 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (0.73%) Office 365
2 2 (0.73%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.36%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.30%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (3.65%) LTE
2 10 (3.65%) VoLTE
3 4 (1.46%) MGW
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.46%) QlikView
2 4 (1.46%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.36%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.36%) MS Access
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 93 (33.94%) Finance
2 55 (20.07%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.11%) Retail
4 10 (3.65%) Marketing
5 5 (1.82%) Legal
6 4 (1.46%) Back Office
7 3 (1.09%) Advertising
7 3 (1.09%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.09%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 106 (38.69%) Project Manager
2 31 (11.31%) Analyst
3 20 (7.30%) Project Planner
4 18 (6.57%) Coordinator
5 17 (6.20%) Senior Manager
6 16 (5.84%) Senior Project Manager
7 14 (5.11%) IT Manager
7 14 (5.11%) PMO Planner
8 12 (4.38%) IT Project Manager
8 12 (4.38%) Programme Planner
9 11 (4.01%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.65%) Project Coordinator
10 10 (3.65%) Voice Project Manager
11 9 (3.28%) Programme Manager
12 8 (2.92%) PMO Analyst
12 8 (2.92%) Project Officer
12 8 (2.92%) Support Officer
12 8 (2.92%) Telecoms Manager
13 7 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
14 6 (2.19%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.09%) .NET
1 3 (1.09%) XML
2 2 (0.73%) EDI
2 2 (0.73%) HTML
2 2 (0.73%) Web Services
3 1 (0.36%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.71%) Management Information System
2 48 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.39%) PMI
4 12 (4.38%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.46%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.09%) User Experience
8 2 (0.73%) CCTV
8 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.73%) EPoS
8 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.73%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.73%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.36%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.36%) Life Science
9 1 (0.36%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.82%) Windows
2 4 (1.46%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.36%) Android
3 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.36%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) Unix
3 1 (0.36%) VMS
3 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (53.28%) Project Management
2 130 (47.45%) PRINCE2
3 64 (23.36%) ITIL
4 53 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (13.50%) Change Management
7 32 (11.68%) Programme Management
8 30 (10.95%) Project Planning
9 29 (10.58%) ITIL V3
10 24 (8.76%) Change Control
11 18 (6.57%) Critical Path Analysis
12 17 (6.20%) Logistics
13 16 (5.84%) Matrix Organization
13 16 (5.84%) Resource Allocation
14 15 (5.47%) Resource Management
15 14 (5.11%) SDLC
16 12 (4.38%) Demand Management
16 12 (4.38%) Six Sigma
16 12 (4.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 12 (4.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.11%) SQL
2 5 (1.82%) C
3 3 (1.09%) VB
4 2 (0.73%) Java
5 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (23.72%) Security Cleared
2 59 (21.53%) SC Cleared
3 49 (17.88%) PMI Certification
4 34 (12.41%) Degree
5 29 (10.58%) PMP
6 19 (6.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (5.47%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.46%) APMP
9 4 (1.46%) CSQA
10 2 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.73%) IIBA
10 2 (0.73%) ISEB
10 2 (0.73%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.73%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.36%) HNC
11 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (30.29%) PMO
2 23 (8.39%) QA
3 4 (1.46%) GDPR
4 3 (1.09%) P3O
4 3 (1.09%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 131 (47.81%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.95%) Remedy
3 19 (6.93%) SAP
4 10 (3.65%) Ericsson
5 8 (2.92%) IBM
6 7 (2.55%) Oracle
7 5 (1.82%) HP
7 5 (1.82%) OpenText
8 4 (1.46%) IFS
8 4 (1.46%) Workday
9 2 (0.73%) Adobe
9 2 (0.73%) Cadence
9 2 (0.73%) Citrix
9 2 (0.73%) Motorola
9 2 (0.73%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.73%) VMware
9 2 (0.73%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.36%) Nokia
10 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
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