The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 30 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
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 32 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 12 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 3.58% 1.93% 3.68%
As % of the Applications category 24.00% 16.67% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Median daily rate £350 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £395 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £360
% change year-on-year -4.10% +1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £16.68
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 Warwickshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 50 42 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 14.93% 11.57% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 17
Median daily rate £325 £363 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +18.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 32
Median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -10.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £14.48 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £21.50 £32.65
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 Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Warwickshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in Warwickshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in Warwickshire

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Warwickshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Warwick 0 4 £400 +14.28% 1
Stratford-upon-Avon +3 2 £304 +8.00%
Leamington Spa - 2 £395 -
MS Project
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 6 (33.33%) PMO
4 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) MS Office
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (11.11%) QA
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Change Control
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) CRM
7 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.11%) PMI
7 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.56%) Primavera
8 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.56%) ISEB
8 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification

MS Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (22.22%) MS Office
4 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (5.56%) VersionOne
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Programme Planner
2 3 (16.67%) Project Planner
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Change Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) CRM Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) ICT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Lead
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Planner
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) AIX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Change Management
2 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) PMO
2 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (5.56%) Civica
2 1 (5.56%) SAP