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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 67 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Project 8 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.85% 2.33% 1.33%
As % of the Applications category 9.09% 21.95% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 7
Average daily rate £213 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £138 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £530 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.27% -1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -32.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £20.35 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+93.19% -27.33%
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
88 82 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.32% 10.64% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 47
Average daily rate £300 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 14
Average hourly rate £10.25 £14.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.78% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £45.00 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Macclesfield - 3 £234 -
Wilmslow +2 1 - -
Chester -3 1 - -
Warrington -10 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 £213 -
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (84.62%) SharePoint
2 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
3 9 (69.23%) MS Office
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (38.46%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (30.77%) eRoom
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
7 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
8 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
8 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) Retail
8 1 (7.69%) Local Government
8 1 (7.69%) Legal
8 1 (7.69%) Migration
8 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) PMI
8 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
8 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
8 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 1 (7.69%) Telecoms

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (84.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) eRoom
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (69.23%) MS Office
3 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Local Government
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Coordinator
2 5 (38.46%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) HR Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Product Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Product Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) FATCA
1 1 (7.69%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft