Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 23 July 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 95 58
Rank change year-on-year +30 -37 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 38 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.50% 0.78% 3.03%
As % of the Applications category 34.55% 9.40% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 22
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £438 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +28.68% +13.33%
10th Percentile £278 £326 £250
90th Percentile £514 £483 £438
South East median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.64% - +7.14%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 110 117 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 10.12% 8.27% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 54 49
West Sussex median daily rate £389 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% +6.06% +22.22%
10th Percentile £175 £128 £162
90th Percentile £514 £500 £478
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £328
% change year-on-year +7.69% -0.76% +3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 13
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £9.50 £11.75 £9.34
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.35 £20.60
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -3.33%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in West Sussex

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in West Sussex

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in West Sussex

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in West Sussex

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Crawley +19 18 £395 -9.20%
East Grinstead - 10 £475 -
Gatwick +2 3 £275 -43.88% 1
Worthing +16 2 - -
Microsoft Project
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 25 (65.79%) PRINCE2
2 20 (52.63%) ITIL
3 18 (47.37%) PMI Certification
3 18 (47.37%) Finance
3 18 (47.37%) Degree
4 16 (42.11%) QA
4 16 (42.11%) Project Management
5 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
5 13 (34.21%) PMP
5 13 (34.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (34.21%) Project Planning
5 13 (34.21%) PMO
6 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.95%) Critical Path Analysis
7 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (21.05%) Change Management
9 8 (21.05%) MS Visio
9 8 (21.05%) Change Control
9 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
9 8 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 7 (18.42%) Supplier Management
10 7 (18.42%) Resource Management
10 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (18.42%) Matrix Organization
11 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
12 5 (13.16%) Content Management
12 5 (13.16%) OpenText
12 5 (13.16%) Maximo

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 5 (13.16%) Documentum
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (21.05%) MS Visio
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Maximo
2 1 (2.63%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) IT Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) GDPR Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior IT Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Manager
6 2 (5.26%) HR Manager
6 2 (5.26%) IT Programme Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Payroll Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Support
6 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
2 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) PMI
4 2 (5.26%) CCTV
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Android
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) PRINCE2
2 20 (52.63%) ITIL
3 16 (42.11%) Project Management
4 13 (34.21%) Project Planning
5 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (28.95%) Critical Path Analysis
7 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
8 8 (21.05%) Change Control
8 8 (21.05%) Change Management
9 7 (18.42%) Matrix Organization
9 7 (18.42%) Resource Management
9 7 (18.42%) Supplier Management
10 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
11 5 (13.16%) Content Management
12 4 (10.53%) Application Rationalisation
12 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
12 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
12 4 (10.53%) Migration
13 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) PHP
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Degree
1 18 (47.37%) PMI Certification
2 13 (34.21%) PMP
2 13 (34.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.26%) IIBA
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) QA
2 13 (34.21%) PMO
3 4 (10.53%) GDPR
4 3 (7.89%) SLA
5 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) IBM
1 5 (13.16%) OpenText
2 4 (10.53%) HP
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos
4 1 (2.63%) Demandware
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) VMware