Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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 West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 87 149
Rank change year-on-year -59 +62 -45
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 55 134 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.04% 2.43% 1.10%
As % of the Applications category 13.13% 26.69% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 94 43
South West median daily rate £353 £379 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.99% +11.47% -8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £208 £233
90th Percentile £538 £497 £471
England median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.44% -0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +49.12% -69.81%
10th Percentile £23.63 £40.50 £27.75
90th Percentile £40.75 £44.50 £29.25
England median hourly rate £26.50 £38.74 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.59% +72.17% -

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 West with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 419 502 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.88% 9.10% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 291 332
South West median daily rate £338 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +3.17% -7.35%
10th Percentile £157 £150 £151
90th Percentile £475 £475 £475
England median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 47 85
South West median hourly rate £20.72 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.82% -12.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.00 £9.85
90th Percentile £44.63 £44.25 £43.75
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 West

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the South West

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Project in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in the South West

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the South West over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in the South West

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in the South West

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the South West over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Project in the South West

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Bristol -12 18 £353 -9.03% 6
Wiltshire -41 17 £490 +30.67% 2
Gloucestershire +10 6 £550 +57.14% 3
Somerset +3 5 £306 -17.79% 2
Cornwall -3 3 £340 +70.00%
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 27 (49.09%) Project Management
3 24 (43.64%) PRINCE2
3 24 (43.64%) Security Cleared
4 19 (34.55%) Finance
5 15 (27.27%) PMO
6 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Excel
7 13 (23.64%) SharePoint
7 13 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (23.64%) Change Control
8 12 (21.82%) ITIL
9 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 10 (18.18%) APMP
11 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (16.36%) Military
11 9 (16.36%) Service Management
12 8 (14.55%) Validation
12 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (12.73%) Banking
13 7 (12.73%) Retail Banking
14 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (10.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
14 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
14 6 (10.91%) DevOps
14 6 (10.91%) Programme Governance
15 5 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
15 5 (9.09%) Office 365

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (23.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 5 (9.09%) SaaS
3 4 (7.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.82%) DHCP
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.82%) Wireless
2 1 (1.82%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.82%) MS Access
1 1 (1.82%) Power BI
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 19 (34.55%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Military
3 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 7 (12.73%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Billing
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Architect
5 5 (9.09%) PMO Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Service Management Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Service Management Project Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Service Manager
6 4 (7.27%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Banking Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.64%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Project Controller
7 2 (3.64%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.64%) Project Planner
7 2 (3.64%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Service Design Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) JFC
2 1 (1.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) PMI
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
3 1 (1.82%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Project Management
2 24 (43.64%) PRINCE2
3 13 (23.64%) Change Control
3 13 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (21.82%) ITIL
5 9 (16.36%) Service Management
6 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (14.55%) Validation
7 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.91%) DevOps
7 6 (10.91%) Programme Governance
7 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.09%) Dependency Management
8 5 (9.09%) Migration
9 4 (7.27%) ArchiMate
9 4 (7.27%) Quality Management
10 3 (5.45%) Earned Value Management
10 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
10 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
1 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.18%) APMP
4 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.45%) PMP
7 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
7 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) Degree
8 1 (1.82%) HNC
8 1 (1.82%) HND
8 1 (1.82%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.27%) PMO
2 3 (5.45%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.82%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) SCOM
3 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.82%) Cognos
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Meraki
4 1 (1.82%) NetApp
4 1 (1.82%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Planview
4 1 (1.82%) SAP