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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 52 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 14 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.92% 1.31% 2.38%
As % of the Applications category 18.42% 9.30% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Average daily rate
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£419 £325 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% +128.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £273 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £400 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £35.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.92 £21.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-9.89% -37.77%
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
76 129 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.44% 14.04% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 38
Average daily rate £200 £225 £151
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +48.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 15
Average hourly rate £15.08 £23.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% +54.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £18.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 1 £413 -
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project.

1 22 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (60.00%) Finance
4 13 (43.33%) Project Management
5 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (36.67%) MS Visio
6 11 (36.67%) MS Office
7 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 4 (13.33%) MS Project Server
9 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco
9 4 (13.33%) Quality Management
9 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.00%) ITIL
10 3 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (6.67%) Coaching
11 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (6.67%) PMP
11 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
11 2 (6.67%) Oracle
11 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (6.67%) Change Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.33%) MS Project Server
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (36.67%) MS Visio
2 11 (36.67%) MS Office
3 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) 4G
2 1 (3.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Local Government
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Coordinator
2 4 (13.33%) Administrator
2 4 (13.33%) Project Administrator
2 4 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (10.00%) PMO Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Project Assistant
5 1 (3.33%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (3.33%) PMO Lead
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Project Management
2 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.33%) Quality Management
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.33%) Kanban
8 1 (3.33%) ITSM
8 1 (3.33%) Critical Path Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) DSDM
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.67%) PMP
1 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CISA
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) HP
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