The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 34 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.64% 2.86% 3.65%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 20.00% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £520 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.57% -8.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.78 £27.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-20.80% +71.87%
MS Project
Cheshire

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

Applications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.20% 14.29% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 5
Median daily rate £338 £300 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £231 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £463 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Chester

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Chester region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) FATCA
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) FATCA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) F5