The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 25 April 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 77 53
Rank change year-on-year +9 -24  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.38% 0.88% 0.18%
As % of the Applications category 7.14% 18.18% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £359 £220 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.06% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.48 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.31% +77.77%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 28 44 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.26% 4.83% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 21
Median daily rate £350 £310 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -10.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £116 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £415 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £9.79 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 - £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +0.56% +7.74%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 2 £359 +63.06% 1
Microsoft Project
North East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (63.64%) PMO
2 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Cadence
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (18.18%) C
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
7 1 (9.09%) SLA
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Logistics
7 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 1 (9.09%) Project Planning

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) PMO Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Project Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Project Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
3 2 (18.18%) Public Sector Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Public Sector Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) Logistics
6 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) PMO
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Cadence