Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 91 138
Rank change year-on-year -50 +47 -34
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 78 115 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.28% 2.09% 1.17%
As % of the Applications category 17.11% 23.76% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 82 41
South West median daily rate £394 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.44% +23.08% -15.31%
10th Percentile £278 £260 £210
90th Percentile £538 £510 £484
England median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.29% +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
South West median hourly rate £37.75 - £28.50
10th Percentile £30.50 - £27.75
90th Percentile £42.38 - £29.25
England median hourly rate £25.81 £25.12 £21.78
% change year-on-year +2.75% +15.34% -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 West with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 456 484 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.46% 8.79% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 291 326
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.82% -12.14%
10th Percentile £185 £146 £126
90th Percentile £489 £488 £463
England median daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 97
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +29.41%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.75 £42.13 £43.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +7.46%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Wiltshire -35 28 £490 +29.29% 2
Bristol -15 27 £384 -4.06% 3
Gloucestershire +5 11 £325 - 1
Cornwall -2 6 £350 +75.00%
Devon -1 2 £278 -44.50% 1
Somerset -18 1 - - 1
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 48 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 47 (60.26%) Project Management
3 41 (52.56%) Security Cleared
4 40 (51.28%) PRINCE2
5 25 (32.05%) Microsoft Excel
6 23 (29.49%) PMO
7 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (24.36%) SC Cleared
8 19 (24.36%) Finance
9 17 (21.79%) DV Cleared
10 16 (20.51%) SharePoint
11 14 (17.95%) ITIL
11 14 (17.95%) QA
12 13 (16.67%) Coaching
13 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Office
14 11 (14.10%) Primavera
14 11 (14.10%) Risk Management
14 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (14.10%) Decision-Making
15 10 (12.82%) Software-Defined Networking
15 10 (12.82%) Cisco
15 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (11.54%) MS Visio
16 9 (11.54%) Programme Management
16 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
16 9 (11.54%) Change Control
16 9 (11.54%) ArchiMate
17 8 (10.26%) APMP
17 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 16 (20.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.28%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 25 (32.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (11.54%) MS Visio
4 8 (10.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Primavera
2 1 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.85%) SaaS
4 2 (2.56%) Office 365
4 2 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (2.56%) VPN
3 1 (1.28%) DHCP
3 1 (1.28%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.28%) VSAN
3 1 (1.28%) Wireless
3 1 (1.28%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
2 5 (6.41%) Retail Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.85%) Military
5 2 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 8 (10.26%) Architect
3 7 (8.97%) Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 6 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) PMO Planner
5 5 (6.41%) Programme Planner
5 5 (6.41%) Project Planner
6 4 (5.13%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.13%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (5.13%) Service Architect
7 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Business Project Manager
8 2 (2.56%) IT Technical Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Specialist
8 2 (2.56%) PMO Lead
8 2 (2.56%) PMO Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Service Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) COM
1 1 (1.28%) JFC
1 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.41%) PMI
2 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
2 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (60.26%) Project Management
2 40 (51.28%) PRINCE2
3 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.95%) ITIL
5 13 (16.67%) Coaching
6 11 (14.10%) Decision-Making
6 11 (14.10%) Risk Management
6 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.54%) ArchiMate
7 9 (11.54%) Change Control
7 9 (11.54%) Programme Management
7 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (10.26%) Service Management
8 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (8.97%) Migration
10 6 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (7.69%) ITIL V3
10 6 (7.69%) Service Design
11 5 (6.41%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (52.56%) Security Cleared
2 19 (24.36%) SC Cleared
3 17 (21.79%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.26%) APMP
5 5 (6.41%) PMI Certification
5 5 (6.41%) PMP
5 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (2.56%) Degree
8 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) HNC
8 1 (1.28%) HND
8 1 (1.28%) ISEB
8 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.49%) PMO
2 14 (17.95%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) SCCM
2 3 (3.85%) SCOM
2 3 (3.85%) vRealize
3 2 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Cisco
3 4 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (1.28%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.28%) Cognos
4 1 (1.28%) HP
4 1 (1.28%) Meraki
4 1 (1.28%) NetApp
4 1 (1.28%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.28%) Planview