The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 53 52 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 -17  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.43% 0.57% 1.95%
As % of the Applications category 8.00% 6.52% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £365 £440 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.04% +46.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £308 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £468 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.18% +77.77%  

MS Project is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 25 46 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 5.38% 8.73% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 39
Median daily rate £350 £369 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.22% +41.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year - +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.05 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £28.00 £12.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing MS Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in South Yorkshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in South Yorkshire

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in South Yorkshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +1 2 £365 -20.21%
MS Project
Yorkshire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Pegasus
5 1 (14.29%) Sage
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) BT
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Public Sector Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Finance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Planner
3 1 (14.29%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Procurement Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Procurement Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (28.57%) People Management
2 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) BT
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Pegasus
2 1 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) SAP