Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 138 124
Rank change year-on-year -44 -14 -31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 220 262 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.33% 1.72% 1.81%
As % of the Applications category 12.58% 15.93% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 155 197
South East median daily rate £419 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.18% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £200 £241
90th Percentile £500 £500 £525
England median daily rate £420 £395 £379
% change year-on-year +6.33% +4.29% -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 9
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% -41.52%
10th Percentile £19.00 £16.75 £17.60
90th Percentile £38.45 £23.25 £62.40
England median hourly rate £25.12 £28.75 £25.88
% change year-on-year -12.63% +11.11% +27.18%

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 1,749 1,645 2,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.54% 10.78% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 843 1,111
South East median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.84%
10th Percentile £135 £150 £155
90th Percentile £515 £488 £483
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 222 211
South East median hourly rate £16.22 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.17 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £32.50 £35.43 £38.25
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 -35 118 £375 -4.22% 7
Buckinghamshire -5 61 £450 +13.78% 2
Berkshire -49 51 £300 -18.92% 1
Hampshire -5 48 £369 +13.46% 6
West Sussex -6 18 £475 +11.76% 1
Surrey -24 14 £494 +67.37% 4
Middlesex +4 6 £500 +166.67%
Oxfordshire -20 6 £303 -25.54% 4
East Sussex -8 4 £425 +47.83%
Kent -21 3 - - 1
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 121 (55.00%) Project Management
2 111 (50.45%) Microsoft
3 85 (38.64%) PRINCE2
4 71 (32.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 65 (29.55%) Finance
6 57 (25.91%) PMO
7 55 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 49 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (20.45%) Microsoft Office
9 45 (20.45%) Security Cleared
10 43 (19.55%) SC Cleared
11 42 (19.09%) Project Planning
12 41 (18.64%) PMI Certification
13 37 (16.82%) PMP
13 37 (16.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 36 (16.36%) SharePoint
14 36 (16.36%) ITIL
15 34 (15.45%) Change Management
16 33 (15.00%) MS Visio
17 31 (14.09%) Matrix Organization
18 28 (12.73%) Telecoms
19 26 (11.82%) Management Information System
19 26 (11.82%) MS Project Server
20 25 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (10.00%) CRM
22 20 (9.09%) Risk Management
23 19 (8.64%) SDLC
24 18 (8.18%) Degree
25 17 (7.73%) Migration
25 17 (7.73%) Waterfall

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 (16.36%) SharePoint
2 26 (11.82%) MS Project Server
3 11 (5.00%) Confluence
4 6 (2.73%) CMS
5 4 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.91%) Apache TomEE
7 2 (0.91%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.91%) JBoss
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 71 (32.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (20.45%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (16.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (15.00%) MS Visio
5 11 (5.00%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.82%) Lawson
3 3 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.36%) iTrent
4 2 (0.91%) Primavera
4 2 (0.91%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.45%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (3.18%) Office 365
2 5 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.82%) IaaS
3 4 (1.82%) PaaS
4 3 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.91%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.91%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.73%) ATM
2 4 (1.82%) Internet
2 4 (1.82%) Skype
3 3 (1.36%) VPN
4 2 (0.91%) 4G
5 1 (0.45%) 3G
5 1 (0.45%) Broadband
5 1 (0.45%) LAN
5 1 (0.45%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.45%) SAN
5 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.18%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (1.36%) MySQL
4 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.91%) MS Access
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.45%) Big Data
6 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (5.00%) JIRA
2 6 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.82%) GitLab
4 2 (0.91%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.91%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.91%) FishEye
4 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.91%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (0.91%) jMock
4 2 (0.91%) JUnit
4 2 (0.91%) Maven
4 2 (0.91%) Mockito
4 2 (0.91%) Selenium
4 2 (0.91%) Subversion
5 1 (0.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 65 (29.55%) Finance
2 28 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.82%) Marketing
4 10 (4.55%) Banking
4 10 (4.55%) Retail
5 9 (4.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.18%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.27%) Advertising
7 5 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.27%) Military
8 4 (1.82%) Billing
9 3 (1.36%) French Language
9 3 (1.36%) German Language
10 2 (0.91%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.91%) Automotive
10 2 (0.91%) Legal
11 1 (0.45%) Back Office
11 1 (0.45%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.45%) Electronics
11 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (39.55%) Project Manager
2 30 (13.64%) Analyst
3 14 (6.36%) Senior Manager
3 14 (6.36%) Senior Project Manager
4 13 (5.91%) Developer
5 11 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 11 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (5.00%) Project Officer
6 10 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 10 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
7 9 (4.09%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.64%) Coordinator
8 8 (3.64%) Project Planner
8 8 (3.64%) Technical Manager
9 7 (3.18%) PMO Specialist
9 7 (3.18%) Support Officer
9 7 (3.18%) Technical Project Manager
10 6 (2.73%) Portfolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.27%) RESTful
1 5 (2.27%) Web Services
2 3 (1.36%) .NET
3 2 (0.91%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.91%) EJB
3 2 (0.91%) Facelets
3 2 (0.91%) Gherkin
3 2 (0.91%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.91%) Java EE
3 2 (0.91%) JPA
3 2 (0.91%) JSF
3 2 (0.91%) JSP
3 2 (0.91%) PrimeFaces
3 2 (0.91%) REST
3 2 (0.91%) RichFaces
3 2 (0.91%) SOAP
3 2 (0.91%) Vaadin
4 1 (0.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.82%) Management Information System
2 25 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.91%) e-Learning
3 13 (5.91%) Virtual Team
4 12 (5.45%) Learning Management System
5 8 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.64%) PMI
6 6 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.73%) Social Media
6 6 (2.73%) User Experience
7 5 (2.27%) IVR
8 4 (1.82%) FMCG
9 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.91%) Infotainment
10 1 (0.45%) CMDB
10 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.45%) EMV
10 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.45%) Windows
2 6 (2.73%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.36%) Android
3 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.45%) Linux
4 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (55.00%) Project Management
2 85 (38.64%) PRINCE2
3 55 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (19.09%) Project Planning
6 36 (16.36%) ITIL
7 34 (15.45%) Change Management
8 31 (14.09%) Matrix Organization
9 22 (10.00%) CRM
10 20 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 19 (8.64%) SDLC
12 17 (7.73%) Migration
12 17 (7.73%) Waterfall
13 16 (7.27%) Programme Management
13 16 (7.27%) Project Governance
14 15 (6.82%) Change Control
14 15 (6.82%) Scrum
14 15 (6.82%) Service Delivery
14 15 (6.82%) Supplier Management
15 14 (6.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.09%) SQL
2 4 (1.82%) C
2 4 (1.82%) Java
3 2 (0.91%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.91%) PHP
3 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 43 (19.55%) SC Cleared
3 41 (18.64%) PMI Certification
4 37 (16.82%) PMP
5 18 (8.18%) Degree
6 11 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 11 (5.00%) ISEB
6 11 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (4.09%) APMP
7 9 (4.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (4.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.73%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.36%) HNC
11 2 (0.91%) HND
11 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.91%) MBA
11 2 (0.91%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.45%) CAPM
12 1 (0.45%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (25.91%) PMO
2 9 (4.09%) QA
3 7 (3.18%) P3O
4 5 (2.27%) GDPR
5 3 (1.36%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.91%) GxP
7 1 (0.45%) COBIT
7 1 (0.45%) GAMP
7 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.73%) SCCM
2 5 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 111 (50.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.00%) Adobe
3 10 (4.55%) Oracle
4 9 (4.09%) HP
5 7 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.18%) SAP
6 6 (2.73%) Remedy
7 5 (2.27%) Genesys
7 5 (2.27%) Progress
7 5 (2.27%) Xerox
8 4 (1.82%) EMC
8 4 (1.82%) Sage
9 3 (1.36%) Google
9 3 (1.36%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.91%) Demandware
10 2 (0.91%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.91%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (0.91%) Workday
11 1 (0.45%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.45%) Sitecore