The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 40 40 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.87% 0.93% 3.02%
As % of the Applications category 11.54% 8.57% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Median daily rate £520 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £374 £375
% change year-on-year -6.41% -0.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £39.67 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.07% +76.31%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 26 35 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 7.51% 10.84% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 39
Median daily rate £375 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +40.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -14.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Swindon

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Swindon

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Swindon region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) IIS
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) CISM
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 3 (25.00%) Snort
4 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Billing
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Data Quality Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) PMO Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Training Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Training Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) AppFabric
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) WCF
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Gantt Chart
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 3 (25.00%) CISM
1 3 (25.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Sourcefire