Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 158 181
Rank change year-on-year -43 +23 -70
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 195 254 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 1.50% 1.34%
As % of the Applications category 11.70% 14.15% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 174 136
South East median daily rate £420 £390 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -0.27% +11.73%
10th Percentile £209 £250 £209
90th Percentile £638 £500 £531
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
South East median hourly rate £29.13 £25.12 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.96% +37.64% -5.19%
10th Percentile £16.99 £13.08 £14.85
90th Percentile £34.62 £50.70 £34.53
England median hourly rate £32.82 £25.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year +31.28% +14.78% -16.52%

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 1,667 1,795 1,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.96% 10.63% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 964 899
South East median daily rate £374 £345 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.26% +7.81% -1.54%
10th Percentile £155 £132 £135
90th Percentile £525 £509 £488
England median daily rate £375 £353 £340
% change year-on-year +6.38% +3.68% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 214 232
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -5.34% +9.17%
10th Percentile £9.64 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £32.13 £38.63
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.55 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.89% -5.76% +6.45%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -20 79 £371 -1.00% 9
Hampshire -11 61 £402 +14.71% 5
Berkshire -20 45 £256 -14.58% 1
Surrey -16 37 £589 +47.25% 5
Buckinghamshire -4 23 £368 -13.53% 6
West Sussex -27 12 £438 -1.13% 3
Oxfordshire +18 11 £400 -14.67% 2
Middlesex +5 2 £500 -5.30%
Kent +3 2 £625 +61.29%
East Sussex -10 2 £400 -8.57%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 102 (52.31%) Project Management
2 93 (47.69%) PRINCE2
3 90 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 74 (37.95%) Finance
5 62 (31.79%) Microsoft Excel
6 60 (30.77%) PMO
7 54 (27.69%) Microsoft Office
8 44 (22.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 41 (21.03%) Project Planning
10 40 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (14.36%) MS Visio
12 28 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (13.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 25 (12.82%) SharePoint
15 24 (12.31%) PMI Certification
16 23 (11.79%) Security Cleared
17 22 (11.28%) Degree
17 22 (11.28%) PMP
17 22 (11.28%) Programme Management
17 22 (11.28%) Change Management
17 22 (11.28%) Telecoms
17 22 (11.28%) Project Governance
18 21 (10.77%) Office 365
18 21 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (10.26%) Programme Governance
20 19 (9.74%) ITIL
21 18 (9.23%) Windows
21 18 (9.23%) Matrix Organization
22 17 (8.72%) Management Information System

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 25 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.05%) Confluence
2 4 (2.05%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.54%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.51%) Documentum
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) Liferay
5 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 62 (31.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (27.69%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (22.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (14.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Primavera
2 3 (1.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.77%) Office 365
2 14 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.51%) BlueKai
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.51%) PaaS
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) LTE
1 5 (2.56%) VoLTE
1 5 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.54%) Skype
3 2 (1.03%) DMZ
3 2 (1.03%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) Broadband
4 1 (0.51%) Network Security
4 1 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (1.54%) Data Lake
2 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.51%) DB2
3 1 (0.51%) MS Access
3 1 (0.51%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (1.03%) GitLab
2 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
General
1 74 (37.95%) Finance
2 22 (11.28%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.69%) Retail
4 9 (4.62%) Marketing
5 5 (2.56%) Billing
6 4 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.54%) Advertising
8 2 (1.03%) Banking
8 2 (1.03%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 93 (47.69%) Project Manager
2 25 (12.82%) IT Manager
3 24 (12.31%) IT Project Manager
4 21 (10.77%) Senior Manager
5 19 (9.74%) Coordinator
6 18 (9.23%) Analyst
6 18 (9.23%) Senior Project Manager
7 12 (6.15%) Project Coordinator
8 10 (5.13%) Project Planner
9 9 (4.62%) PMO Analyst
10 8 (4.10%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.10%) Consultant
10 8 (4.10%) Junior
11 7 (3.59%) Digital Project Manager
11 7 (3.59%) Lean Consultant
11 7 (3.59%) PMO Planner
11 7 (3.59%) Process Consultant
11 7 (3.59%) Process Improvement Consultant
11 7 (3.59%) Senior IT Manager
11 7 (3.59%) Six Sigma Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.05%) Web Services
2 3 (1.54%) HTML
3 2 (1.03%) LDAP
4 1 (0.51%) Dojo
4 1 (0.51%) Middleware
4 1 (0.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.72%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (4.62%) PMI
4 9 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.05%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.54%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.03%) Life Science
8 1 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.51%) CCTV
8 1 (0.51%) FMCG
8 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.23%) Windows
2 15 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.54%) Android
3 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.54%) Unix
4 1 (0.51%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Solaris
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.51%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (52.31%) Project Management
2 93 (47.69%) PRINCE2
3 41 (21.03%) Project Planning
4 40 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (11.28%) Change Management
6 22 (11.28%) Programme Management
6 22 (11.28%) Project Governance
7 21 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (10.26%) Programme Governance
9 19 (9.74%) ITIL
10 18 (9.23%) Matrix Organization
11 14 (7.18%) Resource Management
11 14 (7.18%) SDLC
12 13 (6.67%) Change Control
12 13 (6.67%) Dependency Management
12 13 (6.67%) Waterfall
13 12 (6.15%) Supplier Management
14 10 (5.13%) Business Analysis
14 10 (5.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.51%) C
1 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (13.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 24 (12.31%) PMI Certification
3 23 (11.79%) Security Cleared
4 22 (11.28%) Degree
4 22 (11.28%) PMP
5 17 (8.72%) SC Cleared
6 16 (8.21%) APMP
7 10 (5.13%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.13%) HNC
8 9 (4.62%) HND
9 8 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (3.59%) ISEB
10 7 (3.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.54%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.51%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (30.77%) PMO
2 11 (5.64%) QA
3 6 (3.08%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.56%) P3O
5 3 (1.54%) GDPR
6 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.51%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (5.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 90 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.62%) Oracle
2 9 (4.62%) SAP
3 6 (3.08%) Workday
4 5 (2.56%) Ericsson
4 5 (2.56%) Remedy
4 5 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.05%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.54%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.54%) Demandware
7 2 (1.03%) Informatica
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe
8 1 (0.51%) Cadence
8 1 (0.51%) Infor
8 1 (0.51%) Juniper
8 1 (0.51%) Kronos
8 1 (0.51%) Progress
8 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.51%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.51%) VMware