Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 125 105
Rank change year-on-year +21 -20 -33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 90 77 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.71% 1.45% 1.74%
As % of the Applications category 19.44% 14.39% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 58 85
South West median daily rate £385 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.59% -8.00% -5.30%
10th Percentile £260 £209 £233
90th Percentile £510 £491 £539
England median daily rate £416 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +5.38% +5.33% -4.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median hourly rate £32.50 - £39.27
England median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £26.30
% change year-on-year +11.64% -14.43% +46.08%

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 West with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 463 535 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.79% 10.06% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 315 421
South West median daily rate £340 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £144 £124 £125
90th Percentile £488 £488 £488
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 98 82
South West median hourly rate £23.25 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.45% +57.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.50 £10.14
90th Percentile £37.63 £43.00 £39.22
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.03
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.45% +0.20%

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 16 January 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
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 16 January 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 +10 38 £371 +46.93% 2
Bristol -23 20 £393 -6.55% 2
Somerset +6 15 £420 +2.44%
Devon +15 8 £502 +45.51%
Cornwall - 4 £300 -
Gloucestershire +9 3 - -
Dorset +2 1 £425 -10.53% 3
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 40 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 35 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 33 (36.67%) SC Cleared
4 32 (35.56%) Project Management
4 32 (35.56%) Microsoft Excel
5 28 (31.11%) Finance
6 24 (26.67%) SharePoint
7 23 (25.56%) Project Planning
7 23 (25.56%) PMO
8 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (23.33%) MS Visio
9 19 (21.11%) Change Control
10 18 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
10 18 (20.00%) PRINCE2
11 16 (17.78%) Risk Management
11 16 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 13 (14.44%) Programme Management
14 12 (13.33%) Military
14 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (12.22%) Programme Governance
16 10 (11.11%) Office 365
16 10 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
16 10 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (10.00%) Telecoms
17 9 (10.00%) Quality Management
17 9 (10.00%) SQL
17 9 (10.00%) Dependency Management
17 9 (10.00%) Collaborative Working

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 24 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (1.11%) CMS
4 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (35.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (23.33%) MS Visio
3 18 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.11%) Maximo
2 1 (1.11%) Primavera
2 1 (1.11%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.11%) Slack
2 1 (1.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) JIRA
2 5 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (5.56%) Bitbucket
2 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.56%) ScriptRunner
2 5 (5.56%) Subversion
2 5 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (31.11%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Military
3 9 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.67%) Billing
4 6 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 12 (13.33%) Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 9 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Programme Planner
4 7 (7.78%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Project Planner
6 4 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (4.44%) JIRA Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) PMO Planner
6 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Test Leader
7 3 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (3.33%) IT Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) JIRA Consultant
7 3 (3.33%) Planning Manager
7 3 (3.33%) PMO Manager
7 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) VMS
2 1 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Project Management
2 23 (25.56%) Project Planning
3 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (21.11%) Change Control
5 18 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 16 (17.78%) Risk Management
6 16 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (14.44%) Programme Management
8 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (12.22%) Programme Governance
10 10 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (10.00%) Dependency Management
11 9 (10.00%) Quality Management
12 8 (8.89%) Coaching
12 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
13 7 (7.78%) Scrum
14 6 (6.67%) CRM
14 6 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) Groovy
2 5 (5.56%) Python
2 5 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 33 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.44%) PMP
4 3 (3.33%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.22%) Degree
6 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.11%) HNC
6 1 (1.11%) HND
6 1 (1.11%) ISEB
6 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.56%) PMO
2 5 (5.56%) QA
3 3 (3.33%) GDPR
4 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Citrix
3 5 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.56%) VMware
4 4 (4.44%) SAP
5 1 (1.11%) Adobe
5 1 (1.11%) hybris
5 1 (1.11%) NEC
5 1 (1.11%) NGA Human Resources
5 1 (1.11%) Remedy
5 1 (1.11%) Sitecore