The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 50 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.62% 0.68% -
As % of the Applications category 5.41% 9.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £236 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.31% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £332 £369
% change year-on-year +13.12% -10.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year +11.64% -28.34%  

Microsoft 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 37 31 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 11.38% 6.98% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 23
Median daily rate £275 £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.51% +17.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £100 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £426 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Median hourly rate £11.54 £19.46 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.71% +55.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.04 £17.03 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £21.89 £13.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in South Yorkshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Project within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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 +12 2 £400 +272.09% 1
Microsoft Project
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Informatics
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (25.00%) PMO
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (25.00%) PMI
4 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Finance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft