The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 122 123
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 26 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.31% 0.83% 0.92%
As % of the Applications category 13.83% 12.43% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 23
Median daily rate £320 £291 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.87% -10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £186 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £455 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £363
% change year-on-year +13.63% -8.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.75 - £22.22
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 188 185 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.45% 6.68% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 115 177
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £121 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.41 £13.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.88% +14.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £13.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.90 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Yorkshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Yorkshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Yorkshire

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
West Yorkshire +26 23 £320 +11.79% 1
South Yorkshire +5 2 £400 +69.31% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £575 - 1
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 27 (57.45%) Project Management
3 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (42.55%) PMO
4 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (29.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (29.79%) Finance
6 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
7 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (21.28%) MS Project Server
7 10 (21.28%) Project Governance
8 8 (17.02%) Resource Management
8 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
8 8 (17.02%) MS Visio
9 6 (12.77%) Project Planning
10 5 (10.64%) Supplier Management
10 5 (10.64%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (10.64%) CRM
11 4 (8.51%) Migration
12 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
12 3 (6.38%) Use Case
12 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
12 3 (6.38%) Process Improvement
12 3 (6.38%) Software Asset Management
12 3 (6.38%) Change Management
12 3 (6.38%) ERP
12 3 (6.38%) .NET
12 3 (6.38%) PRINCE
12 3 (6.38%) Programme Governance

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (21.28%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (29.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (17.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.13%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) PMO Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) IT Manager
5 4 (8.51%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Architect
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) CRM Architect
6 3 (6.38%) CRM Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Project Officer
6 3 (6.38%) Project Support Officer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Officer
6 3 (6.38%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) SOAP
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.26%) PMI
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Project Management
2 10 (21.28%) Project Governance
2 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
3 8 (17.02%) Resource Management
4 6 (12.77%) Project Planning
5 5 (10.64%) CRM
5 5 (10.64%) Supplier Management
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
7 3 (6.38%) ERP
7 3 (6.38%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (6.38%) PRINCE
7 3 (6.38%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.38%) Programme Governance
7 3 (6.38%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (6.38%) Use Case
7 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
1 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (42.55%) PMO
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Sage
2 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.26%) Siebel
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
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