Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 143 183
Rank change year-on-year -32 +40 -78
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 233 271 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.42% 1.65% 1.34%
As % of the Applications category 13.78% 16.06% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 178 147
South East median daily rate £417 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% +10.29% -6.21%
10th Percentile £208 £214 £229
90th Percentile £625 £500 £563
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £30.56 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.37% +35.82% +4.65%
10th Percentile £14.50 £17.62 £15.75
90th Percentile £29.93 £50.88 £33.95
England median hourly rate £25.81 £25.12 £22.14
% change year-on-year +2.75% +13.46% -1.60%

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 1,691 1,687 1,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.31% 10.28% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 920 938
South East median daily rate £375 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25% -1.54%
10th Percentile £149 £135 £133
90th Percentile £525 £500 £488
England median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.45% +6.62% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 181 227
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £15.07 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% -2.77% +3.33%
10th Percentile £9.19 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £40.10
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.03 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.93% -2.85% +10.00%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -1 100 £359 +2.50% 1
Hampshire -8 69 £413 +17.86% 14
Berkshire -32 50 £325 +3.17% 1
Surrey -16 42 £558 +48.67%
Buckinghamshire +14 33 £358 -8.33%
Oxfordshire +17 17 £400 -18.99%
West Sussex -21 13 £445 +8.54% 1
East Sussex -1 4 £450 - 1
Kent +10 2 £625 +96.08%
Middlesex +6 2 £500 -5.30%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 112 (48.07%) Project Management
2 106 (45.49%) Microsoft
3 94 (40.34%) PRINCE2
4 89 (38.20%) Finance
5 79 (33.91%) Microsoft Excel
6 77 (33.05%) PMO
7 65 (27.90%) Microsoft Office
8 54 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (23.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 53 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 49 (21.03%) Project Planning
11 44 (18.88%) MS Visio
12 30 (12.88%) SharePoint
13 29 (12.45%) Programme Management
14 28 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (11.59%) Degree
15 27 (11.59%) Security Cleared
16 26 (11.16%) PMI Certification
16 26 (11.16%) Matrix Organization
17 25 (10.73%) PMP
17 25 (10.73%) Change Management
18 24 (10.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 24 (10.30%) Project Governance
19 23 (9.87%) Office 365
19 23 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
20 22 (9.44%) SC Cleared
21 20 (8.58%) Telecoms
21 20 (8.58%) Management Information System
22 19 (8.15%) Migration
22 19 (8.15%) 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 30 (12.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.86%) Confluence
3 8 (3.43%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.58%) IIS
5 6 (2.58%) MS Project Server
6 4 (1.72%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.29%) Documentum
8 2 (0.86%) Appian
9 1 (0.43%) Liferay
9 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 79 (33.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (27.90%) Microsoft Office
3 54 (23.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 44 (18.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.43%) Primavera
2 2 (0.86%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.87%) Office 365
2 17 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.86%) Lucidchart
3 2 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.43%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.58%) SAN
2 4 (1.72%) LTE
2 4 (1.72%) Skype
2 4 (1.72%) VoLTE
2 4 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.86%) DMZ
3 2 (0.86%) Firewall
3 2 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.43%) Network Security
4 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.58%) DB2
2 3 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.29%) Data Lake
2 3 (1.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.86%) GIS
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.43%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (6.01%) JIRA
2 8 (3.43%) GitLab
3 7 (3.00%) Jenkins
General
1 89 (38.20%) Finance
2 20 (8.58%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.73%) Retail
4 13 (5.58%) Banking
5 12 (5.15%) Marketing
6 7 (3.00%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.15%) Billing
8 4 (1.72%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.86%) Advertising
10 2 (0.86%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 109 (46.78%) Project Manager
2 28 (12.02%) Senior Manager
3 26 (11.16%) IT Manager
4 25 (10.73%) IT Project Manager
4 25 (10.73%) Senior Project Manager
5 23 (9.87%) Coordinator
6 22 (9.44%) Analyst
7 16 (6.87%) Project Coordinator
8 14 (6.01%) Project Planner
9 12 (5.15%) Junior
10 11 (4.72%) Senior IT Manager
10 11 (4.72%) Senior IT Project Manager
11 10 (4.29%) Junior Project Manager
11 10 (4.29%) PMO Analyst
11 10 (4.29%) PMO Planner
12 8 (3.43%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.43%) Implementation Manager
12 8 (3.43%) Office 365 Manager
12 8 (3.43%) PMO Manager
12 8 (3.43%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.15%) Web Services
2 2 (0.86%) LDAP
3 1 (0.43%) Dojo
3 1 (0.43%) Middleware
3 1 (0.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.58%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.43%) PMI
6 6 (2.58%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.58%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.72%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.29%) CCTV
8 3 (1.29%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.86%) Life Science
10 1 (0.43%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.87%) Windows
2 14 (6.01%) Windows 10
3 8 (3.43%) Unix
4 6 (2.58%) Linux
4 6 (2.58%) Solaris
4 6 (2.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (48.07%) Project Management
2 94 (40.34%) PRINCE2
3 54 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (21.03%) Project Planning
6 29 (12.45%) Programme Management
7 26 (11.16%) Matrix Organization
8 25 (10.73%) Change Management
9 24 (10.30%) Project Governance
10 23 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (8.15%) Migration
11 19 (8.15%) Waterfall
12 18 (7.73%) Programme Governance
12 18 (7.73%) Resource Management
12 18 (7.73%) SDLC
13 17 (7.30%) ITIL
14 15 (6.44%) Process Improvement
15 14 (6.01%) Business Analysis
16 13 (5.58%) Coaching
16 13 (5.58%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.86%) C
2 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (11.59%) Degree
1 27 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.16%) PMI Certification
3 25 (10.73%) PMP
4 24 (10.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 22 (9.44%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.58%) APMP
7 10 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (3.86%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.43%) HNC
9 8 (3.43%) ISEB
10 7 (3.00%) HND
11 6 (2.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (1.29%) ISTQB
13 3 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (1.29%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.43%) CAPM
14 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (33.05%) PMO
2 15 (6.44%) QA
3 6 (2.58%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.15%) P3O
5 4 (1.72%) GDPR
6 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (4.72%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (3.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.29%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 106 (45.49%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.01%) SAP
3 13 (5.58%) Oracle
4 6 (2.58%) Workday
5 4 (1.72%) Cadence
5 4 (1.72%) Ericsson
5 4 (1.72%) HP
5 4 (1.72%) Remedy
6 3 (1.29%) Adobe
6 3 (1.29%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.29%) Infor
6 3 (1.29%) Kronos
6 3 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.29%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.86%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.86%) Cisco
7 2 (0.86%) ESRI
7 2 (0.86%) Informatica
7 2 (0.86%) Planview
7 2 (0.86%) Progress