Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 125 117
Rank change year-on-year -48 -8 -21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 239 282 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.43% 1.80% 1.98%
As % of the Applications category 13.46% 17.09% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 171 227
South East median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £232 £220 £240
90th Percentile £500 £514 £525
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 9
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £23.07 £21.25 £18.80
90th Percentile £38.15 £23.75 £62.40
England median hourly rate £27.50 £42.48 £35.00
% change year-on-year -35.26% +21.36% +56.08%

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 1,776 1,650 2,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.59% 10.55% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 851 1,086
South East median daily rate £355 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £151
90th Percentile £534 £500 £483
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 198 211
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £32.50 £38.05
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -43 126 £325 -12.40% 9
Buckinghamshire +5 62 £375 -7.86% 2
Hampshire -1 59 £375 +7.14% 6
Berkshire -56 56 £300 -9.09% 4
West Sussex -8 17 £475 +11.76% 1
Surrey -27 12 £425 +13.33% 4
Oxfordshire -12 8 £330 -17.50% 3
Kent +3 5 £340 -28.80% 2
Middlesex -1 5 £500 +127.27%
East Sussex +2 4 £425 +47.83% 1
Sussex - 2 £523 -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 120 (50.21%) Microsoft
2 111 (46.44%) Project Management
3 102 (42.68%) PRINCE2
4 86 (35.98%) Finance
5 85 (35.56%) Microsoft Excel
6 67 (28.03%) PMO
7 64 (26.78%) Microsoft Office
8 50 (20.92%) Security Cleared
9 46 (19.25%) MS Visio
9 46 (19.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (19.25%) SC Cleared
10 43 (17.99%) Project Planning
11 42 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (16.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 36 (15.06%) Matrix Organization
14 35 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (14.23%) PMI Certification
16 31 (12.97%) Change Management
17 30 (12.55%) Telecoms
17 30 (12.55%) SharePoint
18 26 (10.88%) ITIL
19 24 (10.04%) PMP
20 22 (9.21%) Management Information System
21 20 (8.37%) Retail
22 19 (7.95%) SDLC
23 18 (7.53%) Dependency Management
23 18 (7.53%) Supplier Management
23 18 (7.53%) Programme Management
23 18 (7.53%) Degree
23 18 (7.53%) MS Project Server

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 (12.55%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.53%) MS Project Server
3 7 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.93%) Confluence
4 5 (2.09%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.67%) IIS
6 3 (1.26%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 85 (35.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (26.78%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (19.25%) MS Visio
4 39 (16.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.67%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (3.35%) Primavera
2 4 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.42%) Lawson
3 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.93%) Office 365
2 3 (1.26%) IaaS
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.26%) PaaS
3 2 (0.84%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.42%) Trello
4 1 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.93%) Skype
2 5 (2.09%) Internet
2 5 (2.09%) SAN
3 4 (1.67%) ATM
3 4 (1.67%) VPN
4 2 (0.84%) 4G
4 2 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.84%) LAN
5 1 (0.42%) 3G
5 1 (0.42%) Broadband
5 1 (0.42%) WAN
5 1 (0.42%) WebEx
5 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (2.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.67%) DB2
4 2 (0.84%) Big Data
4 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.84%) MS Access
4 2 (0.84%) MySQL
4 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.42%) GIS
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.93%) GitLab
1 7 (2.93%) Jenkins
1 7 (2.93%) JIRA
2 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.84%) SonarQube
2 2 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 86 (35.98%) Finance
2 30 (12.55%) Telecoms
3 20 (8.37%) Retail
4 15 (6.28%) Banking
5 11 (4.60%) Marketing
6 8 (3.35%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.93%) Billing
8 5 (2.09%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.09%) Military
8 5 (2.09%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.67%) Advertising
9 4 (1.67%) French Language
9 4 (1.67%) German Language
9 4 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.26%) Law
11 1 (0.42%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 83 (34.73%) Project Manager
2 30 (12.55%) Analyst
3 24 (10.04%) Project Planner
4 20 (8.37%) Senior Manager
4 20 (8.37%) Senior Project Manager
5 19 (7.95%) Project Officer
6 13 (5.44%) IT Manager
7 12 (5.02%) IT Project Manager
8 10 (4.18%) Coordinator
8 10 (4.18%) PMO Analyst
8 10 (4.18%) Programme Planner
8 10 (4.18%) Support Officer
9 9 (3.77%) Project Support Officer
10 8 (3.35%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.93%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (2.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 7 (2.93%) Technical Manager
12 6 (2.51%) Data Migration Manager
12 6 (2.51%) Junior
12 6 (2.51%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.26%) .NET
2 1 (0.42%) HTML
2 1 (0.42%) J2EE
2 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.21%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (5.02%) PMI
5 11 (4.60%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.93%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.51%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.51%) User Experience
8 5 (2.09%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.09%) e-Learning
8 5 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.09%) Learning Management System
9 4 (1.67%) CCTV
10 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.26%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.42%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.42%) Fintech
11 1 (0.42%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.18%) Windows
2 4 (1.67%) Linux
2 4 (1.67%) Solaris
2 4 (1.67%) Unix
2 4 (1.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (1.67%) zOS
3 2 (0.84%) Android
3 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (46.44%) Project Management
2 102 (42.68%) PRINCE2
3 46 (19.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (17.99%) Project Planning
5 42 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (15.06%) Matrix Organization
7 31 (12.97%) Change Management
8 26 (10.88%) ITIL
9 19 (7.95%) SDLC
10 18 (7.53%) Dependency Management
10 18 (7.53%) Programme Management
10 18 (7.53%) Resource Management
10 18 (7.53%) Supplier Management
11 17 (7.11%) Change Control
11 17 (7.11%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (7.11%) Project Governance
11 17 (7.11%) Service Delivery
12 15 (6.28%) People Management
13 14 (5.86%) Migration
14 13 (5.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.77%) SQL
2 4 (1.67%) C
3 2 (0.84%) Java
3 2 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (20.92%) Security Cleared
2 46 (19.25%) SC Cleared
3 34 (14.23%) PMI Certification
4 24 (10.04%) PMP
5 18 (7.53%) Degree
6 16 (6.69%) ISEB
7 15 (6.28%) DV Cleared
8 13 (5.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 12 (5.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (4.18%) APMP
11 9 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (2.93%) ISTQB
13 6 (2.51%) HNC
14 5 (2.09%) HND
14 5 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.84%) CAPM
15 2 (0.84%) CBAP
15 2 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.84%) IIBA
15 2 (0.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (28.03%) PMO
2 11 (4.60%) QA
3 9 (3.77%) GDPR
4 5 (2.09%) P3O
5 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.42%) COBIT
6 1 (0.42%) GAMP
6 1 (0.42%) GxP
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.42%) MiFID
6 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.67%) SCCM
4 1 (0.42%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 120 (50.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.69%) Oracle
3 12 (5.02%) SAP
4 5 (2.09%) EMC
4 5 (2.09%) Progress
4 5 (2.09%) Xerox
5 4 (1.67%) Adobe
5 4 (1.67%) Genesys
6 3 (1.26%) HP
6 3 (1.26%) Remedy
6 3 (1.26%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.84%) Cadence
7 2 (0.84%) Cisco
7 2 (0.84%) Demandware
7 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.42%) IBM
8 1 (0.42%) Informatica
8 1 (0.42%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.42%) Sage