The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
England / Yorkshire
Rank 105 78 106
Rank change year-on-year -27 +28  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 21 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.99% 2.03% 1.11%
As % of the Applications category 10.00% 18.87% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 41 23
Median daily rate £363 £313 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £371
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.18% +77.77%  

MS 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 210 302 324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.86% 10.77% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 162 188
Median daily rate £348 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 32 45
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.74% +47.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £9.10 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.50 £16.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing MS Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in Yorkshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Yorkshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in Yorkshire

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Yorkshire

MS 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 MS Project within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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 -25 13 £369 +18.00% 6
North Yorkshire +5 6 £325 -
South Yorkshire +2 2 £365 -17.04% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Project.

1 37 (66.07%) MS Excel
2 31 (55.36%) Microsoft
3 26 (46.43%) Project Management
4 25 (44.64%) PMO
5 22 (39.29%) MS Office
6 16 (28.57%) Finance
7 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2
8 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (14.29%) Supplier Management
9 8 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
9 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 7 (12.50%) CRM
10 7 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (10.71%) Banking
11 6 (10.71%) ERP
12 5 (8.93%) Programme Management
13 4 (7.14%) Use Case
13 4 (7.14%) Project Governance
13 4 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
13 4 (7.14%) Retail
13 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
13 4 (7.14%) MS Project Server
13 4 (7.14%) .NET
14 3 (5.36%) Migration
14 3 (5.36%) Software Licensing
14 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (5.36%) Business Transformation
14 3 (5.36%) Waterfall

MS Project
Top Related 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 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 37 (66.07%) MS Excel
2 22 (39.29%) MS Office
3 8 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.79%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
1 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Project Manager
3 9 (16.07%) PMO Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Project Planner
5 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) CRM Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Training Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) .NET Architect
7 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) CRM Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Training Manager
8 3 (5.36%) PMO Planner
8 3 (5.36%) Software Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Software Licensing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Project Management
2 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 8 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 7 (12.50%) CRM
6 6 (10.71%) ERP
7 5 (8.93%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.14%) Project Governance
8 4 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
8 4 (7.14%) Use Case
9 3 (5.36%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.36%) Dependency Management
9 3 (5.36%) Migration
9 3 (5.36%) Software Licensing
9 3 (5.36%) User Stories
9 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
1 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
1 2 (3.57%) ISEB
1 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (44.64%) PMO
2 3 (5.36%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) BT
3 1 (1.79%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.79%) Sage
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
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