The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 22 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 28 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 1 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.49% 1.36% 3.99%
As % of the Applications category 5.26% 27.27% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Median daily rate - £390 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £332 £370
% change year-on-year +13.12% -10.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.35
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 Southampton with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 19 11 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 9.27% 5.00% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 17
Median daily rate £178 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.21% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £149 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £12.35
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 - £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Southampton

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planner
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft