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 3 months to 26 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 72 38
Rank change year-on-year +25 -34  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 18 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.23% 1.09% 4.60%
As % of the Applications category 32.14% 16.67% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 20
Median daily rate £456 £438 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +28.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £425 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.54%  
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 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 56 48 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 10.05% 6.54% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 34
Median daily rate £363 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.69% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £205 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £9.50 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.70% -18.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.74%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 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
Crawley +12 9 £350 -19.54%
East Grinstead - 5 £501 -
Gatwick - 3 £275 -
Microsoft Project
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 14 (60.87%) PRINCE2
2 12 (52.17%) Project Management
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) PMI Certification
3 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (34.78%) PMO
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) QA
6 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 6 (26.09%) PMP
6 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (21.74%) Critical Path Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) Resource Management
8 4 (17.39%) GDPR
8 4 (17.39%) Change Control
8 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
8 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
8 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.04%) PMI
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) Change Management
9 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy

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 2 (8.70%) Documentum
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Maximo
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Data Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Manager
3 2 (8.70%) IT Programme Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Project Support Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Site Acquisition Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) PMI
4 2 (8.70%) CCTV
5 1 (4.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) PRINCE2
2 12 (52.17%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Critical Path Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Resource Management
6 4 (17.39%) Change Control
6 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
6 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
7 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
7 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.70%) Content Management
8 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) PMI Certification
2 8 (34.78%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) PMP
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) PMO
2 7 (30.43%) QA
3 4 (17.39%) GDPR
4 2 (8.70%) SLA
5 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) OpenText
2 2 (8.70%) WorldPay
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Planview
3 1 (4.35%) SAP