The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 29 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.

Microsoft Project
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 73 69
Rank change year-on-year -18 -4  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 6 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.51% 1.92% 1.82%
As % of the Applications category 3.66% 14.45% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 19
Median daily rate £525 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.31% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £342 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £543 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £366 £361
% change year-on-year -4.37% +1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £61.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £39.34 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.96% +74.84%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 164 173 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 13.80% 13.30% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 98 117
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £173 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 19
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.10% +28.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.43 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £46.00 £25.70
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Surrey

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in Surrey over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in Surrey

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Surrey

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 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
Guildford +4 2 £531 +23.54% 2
Leatherhead +19 1 £525 +40.00%
Redhill -13 1 £575 +9.52% 2
Staines - 1 - - 1
MS Project
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) PMO
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
6 1 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (9.09%) Pega
6 1 (9.09%) Learning Management System
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Office 365
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) MS Visio

MS Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Migration Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Migration Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Finance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Rollout Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior PMO
3 1 (9.09%) Senior PMO Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) e-Learning
1 1 (9.09%) Learning Management System
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PMO
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Pega