The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 June 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 West / Wiltshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 62 37
Rank change year-on-year +29 -25  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 32 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.74% 0.46% 3.34%
As % of the Applications category 55.17% 5.17% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 19
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £239 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £373
% change year-on-year +13.63% -11.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year +11.64% -28.34%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 58 58 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 8.59% 8.81% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 53
Median daily rate £363 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% +0.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £229 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -1.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Wiltshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Wiltshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Wiltshire

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Corsham - 14 £419 - 1
Swindon - 2 £455 -
Microsoft Project
South West

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

1 64 (87.67%) Project Management
2 54 (73.97%) Security Cleared
3 51 (69.86%) SC Cleared
4 48 (65.75%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (63.01%) Finance
6 43 (58.90%) Project Planning
7 37 (50.68%) Programme Management
8 35 (47.95%) Microsoft Office
9 31 (42.47%) SharePoint
10 30 (41.10%) SharePoint Server
10 30 (41.10%) Office 365
11 17 (23.29%) Product Breakdown Structure
11 17 (23.29%) Work Breakdown Structure
12 16 (21.92%) Risk Management
13 15 (20.55%) PMO
14 14 (19.18%) DV Cleared
14 14 (19.18%) Incident Management
15 13 (17.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 13 (17.81%) Electronics
15 13 (17.81%) Telecoms
15 13 (17.81%) Manufacturing
15 13 (17.81%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
15 13 (17.81%) SAP
15 13 (17.81%) Marketing
15 13 (17.81%) Risk Analysis
15 13 (17.81%) Digital Marketing
16 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Excel
16 10 (13.70%) Performance Monitoring
17 9 (12.33%) Coaching

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 31 (42.47%) SharePoint
2 30 (41.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (47.95%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (17.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (41.10%) Office 365
General
1 46 (63.01%) Finance
2 13 (17.81%) Electronics
2 13 (17.81%) Manufacturing
2 13 (17.81%) Marketing
2 13 (17.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Military
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Project Planner
2 12 (16.44%) Project Officer
2 12 (16.44%) Project Support Officer
2 12 (16.44%) Support Officer
3 10 (13.70%) Coordinator
3 10 (13.70%) Project Coordinator
4 9 (12.33%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.22%) Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Programme Planner
7 3 (4.11%) Project Support Administrator
8 2 (2.74%) Associate Project Manager
8 2 (2.74%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Project Support Coordinator
8 2 (2.74%) Project Support Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Support Manager
9 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (1.37%) Junior
9 1 (1.37%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.59%) PMI
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (87.67%) Project Management
2 48 (65.75%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (58.90%) Project Planning
4 37 (50.68%) Programme Management
5 17 (23.29%) Product Breakdown Structure
5 17 (23.29%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 16 (21.92%) Risk Management
7 14 (19.18%) Incident Management
8 13 (17.81%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (17.81%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (17.81%) Risk Analysis
9 10 (13.70%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (12.33%) Coaching
10 9 (12.33%) Critical Path Analysis
10 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
11 8 (10.96%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
11 8 (10.96%) Resource Allocation
12 6 (8.22%) Dependency Management
13 4 (5.48%) Change Control
13 4 (5.48%) Earned Value Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (73.97%) Security Cleared
2 51 (69.86%) SC Cleared
3 14 (19.18%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.96%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.74%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) PMP
6 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) PMO
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
1 13 (17.81%) SAP
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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