Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 173 108
Rank change year-on-year +15 -65 -28
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 247 228 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.48% 1.36% 2.01%
As % of the Applications category 14.14% 12.78% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 141 247
South East median daily rate £390 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.27% +11.73% -6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £208 £235
90th Percentile £500 £525 £516
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £18.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.64% -5.19% -26.67%
10th Percentile £13.08 £14.85 £11.40
90th Percentile £50.70 £34.53 £25.24
England median hourly rate £25.12 £21.78 £24.33
% change year-on-year +15.34% -10.48% +47.45%

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 the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1747 1784 2311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.46% 10.66% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 899 1222
South East median daily rate £345 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -1.54% +3.17%
10th Percentile £131 £135 £154
90th Percentile £501 £488 £488
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 230 222
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +10.00% +5.04%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.52
90th Percentile £32.65 £38.78 £27.36
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% +3.33%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley -8 117 £388 -8.82% 6
Berkshire -1 55 £300 -33.33% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 53 £425 +8.42%
Hampshire +10 49 £350 +10.58% 2
Surrey +1 32 £456 +50.21%
West Sussex +11 29 £443 +4.12%
Oxfordshire -11 8 £469 +17.19% 2
Middlesex +7 6 £528 +240.65%
East Sussex -2 4 £438 +28.68% 2
Sussex - 2 £450 -
Kent -17 1 £388 -8.82% 1
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 132 (53.44%) Project Management
2 117 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 81 (32.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 80 (32.39%) PRINCE2
5 77 (31.17%) Finance
6 61 (24.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (22.67%) Security Cleared
8 50 (20.24%) PMO
9 47 (19.03%) Microsoft Office
9 47 (19.03%) PMI Certification
10 46 (18.62%) SC Cleared
11 45 (18.22%) Change Management
12 44 (17.81%) Project Planning
13 40 (16.19%) ITIL
13 40 (16.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 36 (14.57%) SharePoint
14 36 (14.57%) PMP
15 31 (12.55%) Management Information System
16 30 (12.15%) Degree
17 28 (11.34%) MS Project Server
18 27 (10.93%) Telecoms
19 25 (10.12%) Matrix Organization
20 24 (9.72%) MS Visio
21 21 (8.50%) Programme Management
21 21 (8.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 19 (7.69%) Process Improvement
22 19 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
22 19 (7.69%) SDLC
23 18 (7.29%) QA

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 36 (14.57%) SharePoint
2 28 (11.34%) MS Project Server
3 11 (4.45%) Confluence
4 6 (2.43%) CMS
5 5 (2.02%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.02%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.62%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.21%) Documentum
8 2 (0.81%) Apache TomEE
8 2 (0.81%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.81%) JBoss
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 81 (32.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (19.03%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (16.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (9.72%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.64%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Primavera
2 4 (1.62%) Lawson
2 4 (1.62%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.21%) iTrent
3 3 (1.21%) Maximo
4 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.81%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.40%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (3.24%) Office 365
2 6 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.62%) IaaS
3 4 (1.62%) PaaS
4 3 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.81%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.81%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.21%) ATM
2 2 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.40%) 3G
3 1 (0.40%) 4G
3 1 (0.40%) Intranet
3 1 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.40%) SAN
3 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.64%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.81%) MySQL
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (4.45%) JIRA
2 6 (2.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (1.62%) GitLab
5 2 (0.81%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.81%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.81%) FishEye
5 2 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.81%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (0.81%) jMock
5 2 (0.81%) JUnit
5 2 (0.81%) Maven
5 2 (0.81%) Mockito
5 2 (0.81%) Selenium
5 2 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 77 (31.17%) Finance
2 27 (10.93%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.67%) Marketing
4 10 (4.05%) Retail
5 8 (3.24%) Advertising
5 8 (3.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.83%) Banking
7 5 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.02%) Legal
8 2 (0.81%) Automotive
8 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.81%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 97 (39.27%) Project Manager
2 43 (17.41%) Analyst
3 16 (6.48%) Coordinator
3 16 (6.48%) IT Manager
3 16 (6.48%) IT Project Manager
4 15 (6.07%) Senior Manager
5 14 (5.67%) PMO Analyst
5 14 (5.67%) Project Coordinator
5 14 (5.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 12 (4.86%) Business Analyst
6 12 (4.86%) Project Planner
7 10 (4.05%) Developer
7 10 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (4.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 8 (3.24%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (2.83%) PMO Specialist
9 7 (2.83%) Programme Manager
9 7 (2.83%) Project Officer
10 6 (2.43%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.02%) RESTful
1 5 (2.02%) Web Services
2 2 (0.81%) .NET
2 2 (0.81%) AngularJS
2 2 (0.81%) EJB
2 2 (0.81%) Facelets
2 2 (0.81%) Gherkin
2 2 (0.81%) Hibernate
2 2 (0.81%) Java EE
2 2 (0.81%) JPA
2 2 (0.81%) JSF
2 2 (0.81%) JSP
2 2 (0.81%) PrimeFaces
2 2 (0.81%) REST
2 2 (0.81%) RichFaces
2 2 (0.81%) SOAP
2 2 (0.81%) Vaadin
3 1 (0.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.55%) Management Information System
2 19 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.07%) PMI
4 10 (4.05%) e-Learning
5 9 (3.64%) Learning Management System
6 7 (2.83%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.43%) Social Media
8 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.02%) IVR
8 5 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.62%) FMCG
10 3 (1.21%) CMDB
10 3 (1.21%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.21%) User Experience
11 2 (0.81%) CCTV
11 2 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.81%) Infotainment
12 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.64%) Windows
2 5 (2.02%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.62%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.81%) Android
4 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (53.44%) Project Management
2 80 (32.39%) PRINCE2
3 61 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (24.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (18.22%) Change Management
5 44 (17.81%) Project Planning
6 40 (16.19%) ITIL
7 25 (10.12%) Matrix Organization
8 21 (8.50%) Programme Management
8 21 (8.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 19 (7.69%) Process Improvement
9 19 (7.69%) SDLC
10 18 (7.29%) Resource Management
10 18 (7.29%) Scrum
11 17 (6.88%) Change Control
12 16 (6.48%) Business Analysis
12 16 (6.48%) CRM
13 15 (6.07%) E-Commerce
14 14 (5.67%) Migration
14 14 (5.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.24%) SQL
2 4 (1.62%) C
2 4 (1.62%) Java
3 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (22.67%) Security Cleared
2 47 (19.03%) PMI Certification
3 46 (18.62%) SC Cleared
4 36 (14.57%) PMP
5 30 (12.15%) Degree
6 17 (6.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (6.07%) DV Cleared
8 8 (3.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (2.43%) APMP
9 6 (2.43%) ISEB
9 6 (2.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.02%) ISTQB
10 5 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.81%) CSQA
12 2 (0.81%) HNC
12 2 (0.81%) IIBA
12 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.81%) MBA
13 1 (0.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (20.24%) PMO
2 18 (7.29%) QA
3 8 (3.24%) P3O
4 4 (1.62%) GDPR
5 3 (1.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.40%) GxP
6 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.21%) SCCM
3 2 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 117 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.26%) SAP
3 11 (4.45%) HP
4 9 (3.64%) Adobe
5 7 (2.83%) Oracle
5 7 (2.83%) Remedy
5 7 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.02%) Genesys
6 5 (2.02%) IFS
7 4 (1.62%) Motorola
7 4 (1.62%) Sage
8 3 (1.21%) Google
8 3 (1.21%) IBM
8 3 (1.21%) OpenText
9 2 (0.81%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.81%) Planview
9 2 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.81%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 2 (0.81%) Workday
10 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow