Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 14 August 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 30 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 2 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.73% 1.28% 3.74%
As % of the Applications category 9.52% 11.54% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Staffordshire median daily rate £513 £315 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.70% +77.46% -55.63%
10th Percentile £506 £298 £134
90th Percentile £519 £339 £316
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £15.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +47.22% +16.13% -30.65%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 21 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.66% 11.11% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 25
Staffordshire median daily rate £315 £308 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +29.47% -34.48%
10th Percentile £289 £142 £108
90th Percentile £529 £371 £411
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £338 £310
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.87% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 £15.99 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.82% +6.60% +11.11%
10th Percentile £17.71 £13.55 £9.88
90th Percentile £19.33 £33.50 £31.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -16.67%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Staffordshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Staffordshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Staffordshire

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Stafford -6 1 - -
Microsoft Project
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Pascal
1 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (50.00%) Profibus
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 62304

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Change Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft