The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 73 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 18 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.65% 1.99% 2.63%
As % of the Applications category 13.64% 17.24% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 17
Median daily rate £300 £338 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -38.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £182 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £22.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -12.50%
MS Project
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
132 116 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.07% 11.55% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 55
Median daily rate £375 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £35.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington -11 7 £366 +92.63%
Crewe +4 2 £375 -
Macclesfield -3 2 £168 -25.55%
Northwich - 2 - -
Chester -5 1 £269 -37.44%
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Project Management
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
6 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
7 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
7 5 (20.83%) MS Office
7 5 (20.83%) Change Control
8 4 (16.67%) QA
8 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 3 (12.50%) Local Government
9 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (8.33%) FATCA
10 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
10 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
10 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.33%) Case Management
10 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (8.33%) PMI
10 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
10 2 (8.33%) eRoom

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) eRoom
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (20.83%) MS Office
3 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) 2G
1 1 (4.17%) 3G
1 1 (4.17%) 4G
1 1 (4.17%) GSM
1 1 (4.17%) LTE
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
1 1 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.17%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Local Government
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) German Language
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Programme Office Support
4 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 3 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.33%) Finance Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Finance Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Finance Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) ICT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) ICT Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Change Manager
6 1 (4.17%) PMO Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Rollout Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Software Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) PMI
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Project Management
2 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) Change Control
3 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) Case Management
6 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
6 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.17%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) FATCA
3 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (4.17%) Apple
2 1 (4.17%) BT
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Huawei
2 1 (4.17%) Nokia
2 1 (4.17%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (4.17%) Siemens