Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 224 183 130
Rank change year-on-year -41 -53 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 162 224 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.03% 1.37% 1.73%
As % of the Applications category 10.27% 13.03% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 149 159
South East median daily rate £423 £420 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +13.51% -1.33%
10th Percentile £217 £247 £200
90th Percentile £638 £500 £500
England median daily rate £425 £420 £392
% change year-on-year +1.19% +7.14% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
South East median hourly rate £26.42 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +50.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £24.84 £19.00 £16.75
90th Percentile £32.66 £38.45 £23.25
England median hourly rate £34.75 £25.12 £28.75
% change year-on-year +38.34% -12.63% +11.11%

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 1,578 1,719 1,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.02% 10.51% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 898 850
South East median daily rate £363 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £143 £135 £150
90th Percentile £538 £507 £488
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 179 229
South East median hourly rate £15.19 £15.55 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.32% +3.67% -
10th Percentile £9.64 £10.19 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.28 £32.50 £36.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +3.23%

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 20 January 2019.

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
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 20 January 2019. 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 -29 61 £400 +2.56% 3
Hampshire -20 50 £398 +7.80% 4
Berkshire -15 36 £400 +33.33% 2
Surrey +10 32 £550 +12.82% 4
Buckinghamshire -21 19 £401 -5.59% 1
West Sussex -15 15 £475 - 5
Oxfordshire +27 6 £393 -12.78%
Kent +19 2 £625 -
Middlesex +7 1 £500 -
East Sussex -11 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 89 (54.94%) Microsoft
2 83 (51.23%) Project Management
3 71 (43.83%) PRINCE2
4 60 (37.04%) PMO
5 58 (35.80%) Microsoft Office
6 56 (34.57%) Finance
7 55 (33.95%) Microsoft Excel
8 42 (25.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 34 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (19.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (17.90%) MS Visio
12 26 (16.05%) PMI Certification
13 25 (15.43%) Project Planning
14 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (14.20%) SharePoint
15 23 (14.20%) Change Management
16 22 (13.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 22 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (12.35%) Change Control
17 20 (12.35%) Telecoms
18 19 (11.73%) ITIL
19 18 (11.11%) PMI
19 18 (11.11%) Project Governance
19 18 (11.11%) Security Cleared
20 17 (10.49%) Resource Management
21 15 (9.26%) Programme Governance
22 14 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
22 14 (8.64%) APMP
23 13 (8.02%) JIRA
23 13 (8.02%) Supplier Management

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 23 (14.20%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.70%) Confluence
3 5 (3.09%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.85%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.62%) Documentum
6 1 (0.62%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 58 (35.80%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (33.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (25.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (17.90%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Primavera
1 4 (2.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 4 (2.47%) SAP WM
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.23%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.62%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.56%) Office 365
2 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.47%) Trello
4 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.23%) IaaS
4 2 (1.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.62%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.62%) BlueKai
5 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.47%) Skype
2 3 (1.85%) LTE
2 3 (1.85%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (1.85%) VoLTE
2 3 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.23%) 2.5G
3 2 (1.23%) 2G
3 2 (1.23%) 3G
3 2 (1.23%) 4G
3 2 (1.23%) 5G
3 2 (1.23%) GGSN
4 1 (0.62%) Broadband
4 1 (0.62%) DMZ
4 1 (0.62%) DWDM
4 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.62%) Firewall
4 1 (0.62%) Intranet
4 1 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.62%) DB2
2 1 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) JIRA
2 5 (3.09%) PVCS
2 5 (3.09%) Subversion
3 3 (1.85%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.23%) GitLab
4 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (34.57%) Finance
2 20 (12.35%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.32%) Retail
4 4 (2.47%) Billing
4 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Back Office
5 2 (1.23%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
6 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 63 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 29 (17.90%) Analyst
3 16 (9.88%) PMO Analyst
4 15 (9.26%) IT Manager
4 15 (9.26%) IT Project Manager
5 13 (8.02%) Coordinator
6 11 (6.79%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.56%) Project Planner
8 7 (4.32%) Consultant
9 6 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
9 6 (3.70%) Lean Consultant
9 6 (3.70%) Process Consultant
9 6 (3.70%) Process Improvement Consultant
9 6 (3.70%) Project Controller
9 6 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (3.70%) SAP Manager
9 6 (3.70%) SAP Project Manager
9 6 (3.70%) Six Sigma Consultant
10 5 (3.09%) Salesforce Project Manager
10 5 (3.09%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.47%) HTML
2 3 (1.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (11.11%) PMI
3 12 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.32%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.23%) iPhone
8 1 (0.62%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.62%) FMCG
8 1 (0.62%) Life Science
8 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.62%) PKI
8 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.79%) Windows
2 10 (6.17%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.47%) Android
3 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.62%) Linux
4 1 (0.62%) Solaris
4 1 (0.62%) Unix
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.62%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (51.23%) Project Management
2 71 (43.83%) PRINCE2
3 34 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (19.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (15.43%) Project Planning
6 23 (14.20%) Change Management
7 22 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (12.35%) Change Control
9 19 (11.73%) ITIL
10 18 (11.11%) Project Governance
11 17 (10.49%) Resource Management
12 15 (9.26%) Programme Governance
13 14 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (8.02%) Matrix Organization
14 13 (8.02%) Programme Management
14 13 (8.02%) Supplier Management
15 12 (7.41%) Business Analysis
15 12 (7.41%) Dependency Management
16 11 (6.79%) Investment Management
17 10 (6.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.85%) C
2 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (16.05%) PMI Certification
2 22 (13.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 18 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 14 (8.64%) APMP
5 11 (6.79%) SC Cleared
6 10 (6.17%) Degree
6 10 (6.17%) PMP
7 8 (4.94%) DV Cleared
7 8 (4.94%) ISEB
8 6 (3.70%) HNC
8 6 (3.70%) HND
8 6 (3.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 5 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.62%) CAPM
11 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (37.04%) PMO
2 7 (4.32%) QA
3 4 (2.47%) P3O
4 3 (1.85%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.62%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (54.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.02%) SAP
3 6 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.70%) Workday
4 5 (3.09%) Oracle
5 4 (2.47%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.47%) Demandware
6 3 (1.85%) Ericsson
6 3 (1.85%) Remedy
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco
7 2 (1.23%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.23%) HP
7 2 (1.23%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.23%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.62%) Cadence
8 1 (0.62%) EMC
8 1 (0.62%) SOTI
8 1 (0.62%) VMware