Period
to 15 February 2019

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 6 months to 15 February 2019 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
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 136 134
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 57 52 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.17% 1.13% 1.19%
As % of the Applications category 15.45% 15.57% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 44
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £385 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -1.91% +25.60%
10th Percentile £214 £250 £239
90th Percentile £485 £488 £550
England median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.25 £20.66 £14.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.40% +40.13% +63.78%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £44.99
% change year-on-year +16.67% -33.31% +28.54%

Microsoft Project is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 369 334 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.58% 7.26% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 207 205
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £342 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.34% +0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £175 £143 £175
90th Percentile £488 £484 £488
England median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +6.84% +0.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 42 56
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.17%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.50 £9.81
90th Percentile £21.90 £23.17 £25.63
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +3 39 £375 +3.31% 5
North Yorkshire +4 10 £388 +0.65%
East Yorkshire - 4 £269 - 1
South Yorkshire -22 3 £450 +12.50%
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 24 (42.11%) Project Management
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 20 (35.09%) SharePoint
3 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (28.07%) MS Visio
6 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
6 15 (26.32%) Cisco
6 15 (26.32%) PMO
7 14 (24.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
8 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
8 13 (22.81%) PRINCE2
8 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (19.30%) SAN
9 11 (19.30%) Veritas
9 11 (19.30%) Symantec
9 11 (19.30%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (19.30%) IronPort
9 11 (19.30%) NetBackup
9 11 (19.30%) Threat Management
9 11 (19.30%) Skype for Business
9 11 (19.30%) Office 365
9 11 (19.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (19.30%) Skype
10 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (17.54%) Change Management
11 9 (15.79%) PMI Certification
11 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (14.04%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 20 (35.09%) SharePoint
2 11 (19.30%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) MS Visio
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (24.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.75%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) Trello
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) Cisco IOS
1 11 (19.30%) SAN
1 11 (19.30%) Skype
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) BGP
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.75%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.75%) GLBP
3 1 (1.75%) HSRP
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) MPLS
3 1 (1.75%) Network Security
3 1 (1.75%) OSPF
3 1 (1.75%) VRRP
3 1 (1.75%) VXLAN
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.51%) Law
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Project Manager
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 6 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Project Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Cutover Manager
6 2 (3.51%) PMO Support Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Project Change Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Scrum Master
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) PMI
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Project Management
2 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.81%) PRINCE2
4 11 (19.30%) Threat Management
5 10 (17.54%) Change Management
5 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (14.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (12.28%) Change Control
9 6 (10.53%) Matrix Management
9 6 (10.53%) Programme Management
9 6 (10.53%) Scrum
10 5 (8.77%) Line Management
10 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.77%) Workshop Facilitation
11 4 (7.02%) Decision-Making
11 4 (7.02%) Service Design
11 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (5.26%) Business Transformation
12 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
1 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.79%) PMI Certification
3 7 (12.28%) Degree
4 6 (10.53%) PMP
5 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.51%) CAPM
6 2 (3.51%) IIBA
6 2 (3.51%) ISEB
7 1 (1.75%) CISM
7 1 (1.75%) CISSP
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) PMO
2 4 (7.02%) QA
3 2 (3.51%) P3O
4 1 (1.75%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) NetBackup
1 11 (19.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.32%) Cisco
3 11 (19.30%) IronPort
3 11 (19.30%) Symantec
3 11 (19.30%) Veritas
4 3 (5.26%) SAP
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) Pega