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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 67 64 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Project 12 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.37% 0.81% 3.30%
As % of the Applications category 14.29% 8.16% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 14
Median daily rate £300 £225 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -51.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £162 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £515 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-10.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £31.95 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-20.18% +77.50%
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
84 98 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.56% 9.90% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 55
Median daily rate £338 £350 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +25.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 6
Median hourly rate - £14.25 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.27%
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -8 4 - -
Northwich - 2 - -
Crewe +12 1 £300 -
Macclesfield -2 1 £450 +100.00%
Chester -10 1 £269 -46.86%
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
3 12 (50.00%) Project Management
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (25.00%) Change Control
7 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
7 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
7 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
8 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 4 (16.67%) PMI Certification
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.67%) QA
9 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
9 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.50%) Line Management
9 3 (12.50%) PMI
9 3 (12.50%) MS Office
10 2 (8.33%) C
10 2 (8.33%) GSM
10 2 (8.33%) UMTS
10 2 (8.33%) ERP
10 2 (8.33%) 3G
10 2 (8.33%) Ericsson
10 2 (8.33%) Nokia
10 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
10 2 (8.33%) 2G

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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) eRoom
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (12.50%) MS Office
5 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) 2G
1 2 (8.33%) 3G
1 2 (8.33%) 4G
1 2 (8.33%) GSM
1 2 (8.33%) LTE
1 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (8.33%) UMTS
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Local Government
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Programme Office Support
3 3 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.33%) Finance Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Finance Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Finance Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Planner
4 2 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (25.00%) Change Control
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) Line Management
6 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Case Management
7 2 (8.33%) ERP
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.17%) Benchmarking
8 1 (4.17%) CRM
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
8 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) APMP
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security 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
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) BT
2 2 (8.33%) Ericsson
2 2 (8.33%) Huawei
2 2 (8.33%) Nokia
2 2 (8.33%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Siemens