Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 134 140
Rank change year-on-year -25 +6 -40
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 276 285 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.61% 1.79% 1.66%
As % of the Applications category 15.11% 17.14% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 179 192
South East median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.73% - -0.66%
10th Percentile £249 £214 £242
90th Percentile £600 £515 £538
England median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £25.12 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.22% +2.22%
10th Percentile £15.50 £16.04 £17.63
90th Percentile £36.70 £55.63 £41.43
England median hourly rate £26.00 £38.74 £24.25
% change year-on-year -32.88% +59.74% +7.78%

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 1,827 1,663 1,962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.69% 10.46% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,012 872 1,040
South East median daily rate £374 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +7.69% -1.52%
10th Percentile £145 £143 £143
90th Percentile £525 £512 £488
England median daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +4.90% +2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 199 212
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.95 £29.50 £38.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -1 132 £328 -0.76% 11
Hampshire +1 76 £417 +12.95% 5
Berkshire -34 67 £350 +12.90% 8
Buckinghamshire +28 48 £300 -26.29% 2
Surrey -20 37 £565 +55.86% 2
Oxfordshire +12 17 £385 +10.00% 1
West Sussex -17 17 £469 +10.29% 4
East Sussex +2 5 £450 +63.64% 1
Kent +14 4 £600 +88.24% 2
Sussex +2 2 £523 +16.11%
Middlesex -1 1 - -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 132 (47.83%) Project Management
2 124 (44.93%) Microsoft
3 108 (39.13%) PRINCE2
4 103 (37.32%) Finance
5 89 (32.25%) Microsoft Excel
6 73 (26.45%) PMO
7 69 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
7 69 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (20.29%) Project Planning
8 56 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 55 (19.93%) MS Visio
10 49 (17.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 42 (15.22%) Security Cleared
12 38 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (13.77%) Matrix Organization
13 36 (13.04%) SC Cleared
14 32 (11.59%) PMI Certification
14 32 (11.59%) Telecoms
15 31 (11.23%) Change Management
16 29 (10.51%) Retail
17 28 (10.14%) Programme Management
17 28 (10.14%) Degree
17 28 (10.14%) PMP
17 28 (10.14%) SDLC
18 26 (9.42%) SharePoint
19 25 (9.06%) Waterfall
19 25 (9.06%) Project Governance
20 22 (7.97%) ITIL
21 21 (7.61%) Oracle
22 20 (7.25%) Migration

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 26 (9.42%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.90%) Confluence
2 8 (2.90%) MS Project Server
3 6 (2.17%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.81%) IIS
5 3 (1.09%) Documentum
6 1 (0.36%) Liferay
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 89 (32.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 69 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 55 (19.93%) MS Visio
4 49 (17.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.35%) Primavera
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.52%) Office 365
2 11 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.72%) Lucidchart
3 2 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.36%) PaaS
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.90%) Skype
2 6 (2.17%) SAN
3 2 (0.72%) DMZ
3 2 (0.72%) Firewall
3 2 (0.72%) Internet
3 2 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.72%) LTE
3 2 (0.72%) VoLTE
3 2 (0.72%) VPN
3 2 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.36%) LAN
4 1 (0.36%) Network Security
4 1 (0.36%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.36%) WAN
4 1 (0.36%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (1.81%) DB2
4 3 (1.09%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.72%) GIS
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.36%) Big Data
6 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.36%) MySQL
6 1 (0.36%) OLAP
6 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (4.35%) JIRA
2 7 (2.54%) GitLab
3 6 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.36%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 103 (37.32%) Finance
2 32 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 29 (10.51%) Retail
4 16 (5.80%) Marketing
5 12 (4.35%) Banking
6 7 (2.54%) Billing
7 5 (1.81%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.45%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.45%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.09%) Law
10 2 (0.72%) Advertising
10 2 (0.72%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.72%) French Language
10 2 (0.72%) German Language
11 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 116 (42.03%) Project Manager
2 28 (10.14%) Senior Manager
3 27 (9.78%) Project Planner
4 25 (9.06%) Coordinator
4 25 (9.06%) IT Manager
4 25 (9.06%) IT Project Manager
4 25 (9.06%) Senior Project Manager
5 24 (8.70%) Analyst
6 19 (6.88%) Project Coordinator
7 12 (4.35%) Project Officer
8 10 (3.62%) Junior
9 9 (3.26%) PMO Manager
9 9 (3.26%) PMO Planner
9 9 (3.26%) Senior IT Manager
9 9 (3.26%) Senior IT Project Manager
10 8 (2.90%) Implementation Manager
10 8 (2.90%) Office 365 Manager
10 8 (2.90%) PMO Analyst
11 7 (2.54%) Junior Project Manager
11 7 (2.54%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.81%) Web Services
2 2 (0.72%) LDAP
3 1 (0.36%) Dojo
3 1 (0.36%) HTML
3 1 (0.36%) Middleware
3 1 (0.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.88%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.99%) PMI
5 8 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.54%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.17%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.81%) CCTV
8 5 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.45%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.09%) User Experience
11 2 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.36%) IVR
12 1 (0.36%) Life Science
12 1 (0.36%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.71%) Windows
2 8 (2.90%) Windows 10
3 7 (2.54%) Unix
4 5 (1.81%) Linux
4 5 (1.81%) Solaris
4 5 (1.81%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (47.83%) Project Management
2 108 (39.13%) PRINCE2
3 69 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (20.29%) Project Planning
4 56 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (13.77%) Matrix Organization
6 31 (11.23%) Change Management
7 28 (10.14%) Programme Management
7 28 (10.14%) SDLC
8 25 (9.06%) Project Governance
8 25 (9.06%) Waterfall
9 22 (7.97%) ITIL
10 20 (7.25%) Migration
10 20 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (5.80%) Dependency Management
11 16 (5.80%) Supplier Management
12 15 (5.43%) Business Analysis
12 15 (5.43%) Resource Management
12 15 (5.43%) Time Management
13 13 (4.71%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.81%) SQL
2 2 (0.72%) C
3 1 (0.36%) Java
3 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 36 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 32 (11.59%) PMI Certification
4 28 (10.14%) Degree
4 28 (10.14%) PMP
5 18 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (5.07%) ISEB
7 13 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (3.99%) APMP
8 11 (3.99%) DV Cleared
9 9 (3.26%) ISTQB
10 8 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (2.54%) HNC
12 6 (2.17%) HND
13 3 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (1.09%) Master's Degree
13 3 (1.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.72%) CBAP
14 2 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.72%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (26.45%) PMO
2 17 (6.16%) QA
3 11 (3.99%) GDPR
4 5 (1.81%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.72%) P3O
5 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.36%) COBIT
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.36%) MiFID
6 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (3.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.09%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 124 (44.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.61%) Oracle
3 16 (5.80%) SAP
4 6 (2.17%) Workday
5 5 (1.81%) HP
6 4 (1.45%) Genesys
7 3 (1.09%) Adobe
7 3 (1.09%) Cadence
7 3 (1.09%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.09%) Infor
7 3 (1.09%) Informatica
7 3 (1.09%) Kronos
7 3 (1.09%) Planview
7 3 (1.09%) Remedy
7 3 (1.09%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco
8 2 (0.72%) EMC
8 2 (0.72%) Ericsson
8 2 (0.72%) ESRI
8 2 (0.72%) Progress