The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 27 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 89 99
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 14 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.02% 1.52% 1.05%
As % of the Applications category 15.22% 19.25% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 16
Median daily rate £356 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.61% -8.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £465 £431
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 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.96% +40.00%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 92 161 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 6.69% 7.88% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 96 138
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £202 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 12
Median hourly rate £14.29 £13.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.88% -12.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £8.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.50 £21.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +10.34%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Leeds +1 9 £369 +13.46% 5
Halifax +3 1 £288 -32.23%
Bradford +2 1 - -
Castleford - 1 £350 -
Microsoft Project
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (50.00%) Project Management
3 17 (42.50%) PMO
4 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (20.00%) CRM
6 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 8 (20.00%) Finance
6 8 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (17.50%) Supplier Management
8 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.00%) ERP
10 4 (10.00%) .NET
10 4 (10.00%) Banking
10 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
11 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
11 3 (7.50%) Programme Governance
11 3 (7.50%) MS Project Server
11 3 (7.50%) Project Governance
11 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
12 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (5.00%) Retail
12 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
12 2 (5.00%) SOAP
12 2 (5.00%) Web Services
12 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (5.00%) Siebel

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.50%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) PMO Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Project Planner
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) CRM Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Training Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) .NET Architect
4 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Training Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Junior
5 2 (5.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) SOAP
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (20.00%) CRM
2 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.50%) Supplier Management
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.00%) ERP
5 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.50%) Programme Governance
6 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.50%) Project Governance
7 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Business Process Improvement
8 1 (2.50%) Critical Path Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Data Entry
8 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
8 1 (2.50%) Kanban
8 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
1 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) PMO
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Sage
2 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.00%) Siebel
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