Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 129 94
Rank change year-on-year +30 -35 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 113 76 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.00% 1.31% 2.13%
As % of the Applications category 22.20% 12.34% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 48 108
South West median daily rate £400 £333 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.30% -11.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £260 £212 £257
90th Percentile £510 £485 £527
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
South West median hourly rate - £28.50 £104.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -72.76% +553.97%
England median hourly rate £25.06 £21.78 £24.33
% change year-on-year +15.06% -10.48% +47.45%

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 509 616 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.99% 10.59% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 353 464
South West median daily rate £350 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +3.70%
10th Percentile £147 £130 £125
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 107 80
South West median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.50 £9.95
90th Percentile £37.50 £43.00 £41.24
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% +3.33%

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 17 November 2017.

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
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 17 November 2017. 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 +25 46 £375 +48.51%
Bristol -12 29 £400 - 1
Somerset +10 18 £425 +3.66% 1
Devon +4 12 £500 +47.06% 1
Cornwall - 5 £250 -
Gloucestershire +5 2 - -
Dorset +9 1 £425 -10.05%
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 56 (49.56%) Security Cleared
2 49 (43.36%) SC Cleared
3 43 (38.05%) Project Management
4 39 (34.51%) Project Planning
5 37 (32.74%) Finance
6 34 (30.09%) Microsoft
7 32 (28.32%) Microsoft Excel
8 29 (25.66%) PRINCE2
9 28 (24.78%) SharePoint
10 27 (23.89%) MS Visio
10 27 (23.89%) PMO
11 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (21.24%) Microsoft Office
13 21 (18.58%) Programme Management
13 21 (18.58%) Change Control
14 20 (17.70%) Risk Management
15 19 (16.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 15 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (12.39%) Military
17 14 (12.39%) SharePoint Server
17 14 (12.39%) Office 365
18 13 (11.50%) Collaborative Working
19 11 (9.73%) Telecoms
20 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
20 10 (8.85%) System Integration Testing
20 10 (8.85%) User Acceptance Testing
21 9 (7.96%) Coaching
21 9 (7.96%) Programme Governance
21 9 (7.96%) Waterfall

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 28 (24.78%) SharePoint
2 14 (12.39%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) iPlanet
3 1 (0.88%) JBoss
3 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 32 (28.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (23.89%) MS Visio
3 24 (21.24%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (16.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.88%) Maximo
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.88%) Primavera
2 1 (0.88%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.39%) Office 365
2 2 (1.77%) Basecamp
2 2 (1.77%) Trello
3 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Broadband
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
2 1 (0.88%) FCoE
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.88%) LDAP
2 1 (0.88%) NAS
2 1 (0.88%) SAN
2 1 (0.88%) Skype
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) VLAN
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) JIRA
2 5 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (4.42%) Bitbucket
2 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.42%) ScriptRunner
2 5 (4.42%) Subversion
2 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.65%) Rational DOORS
General
1 37 (32.74%) Finance
2 14 (12.39%) Military
3 11 (9.73%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.31%) Billing
4 6 (5.31%) Retail
5 3 (2.65%) Electronics
5 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.65%) Marketing
6 2 (1.77%) Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Legal
6 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (23.89%) Project Manager
2 12 (10.62%) Analyst
3 10 (8.85%) Programme Planner
3 10 (8.85%) Project Planner
4 9 (7.96%) Coordinator
4 9 (7.96%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (6.19%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 5 (4.42%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.42%) PMO Planner
8 4 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (3.54%) JIRA Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Project Officer
8 4 (3.54%) Project Support Officer
8 4 (3.54%) Support Officer
8 4 (3.54%) Test Leader
9 3 (2.65%) DevOps Consultant
9 3 (2.65%) Planning Manager
9 3 (2.65%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.77%) PMI
4 1 (0.88%) Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.88%) Grid Computing
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) RIA
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.77%) VMS
1 2 (1.77%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) AIX
2 1 (0.88%) HPUX
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) Solaris
2 1 (0.88%) SUSE
2 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.05%) Project Management
2 39 (34.51%) Project Planning
3 29 (25.66%) PRINCE2
4 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (18.58%) Change Control
5 21 (18.58%) Programme Management
6 20 (17.70%) Risk Management
7 15 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.50%) Collaborative Working
9 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (8.85%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (8.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (7.96%) Coaching
10 9 (7.96%) Programme Governance
10 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.08%) Dependency Management
11 8 (7.08%) Earned Value Management
12 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.19%) Quality Management
13 6 (5.31%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.96%) SQL
2 5 (4.42%) Groovy
2 5 (4.42%) Python
2 5 (4.42%) VB
3 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.88%) C-shell
3 1 (0.88%) Korn
3 1 (0.88%) Perl
3 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (49.56%) Security Cleared
2 49 (43.36%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.08%) PMP
4 7 (6.19%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.54%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.65%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.65%) Degree
8 2 (1.77%) APMP
8 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.88%) ISEB
9 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.89%) PMO
2 5 (4.42%) QA
3 3 (2.65%) GDPR
4 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) KVM
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.88%) Samba
3 1 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 34 (30.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.31%) Citrix
2 6 (5.31%) SAP
2 6 (5.31%) VMware
3 5 (4.42%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe
5 1 (0.88%) Cognos
5 1 (0.88%) F5
5 1 (0.88%) HP
5 1 (0.88%) hybris
5 1 (0.88%) NEC
5 1 (0.88%) NGA Human Resources
5 1 (0.88%) Opsware
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.88%) Remedy
5 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.88%) Sun
5 1 (0.88%) Veritas