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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 18 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.71% 0.75% -
As % of the Applications category 16.67% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £520 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +11.11%
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
12 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.26% 7.52% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £319
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -64.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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
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 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITSM
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management

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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Design Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) ITSM
1 5 (83.33%) Network Design
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) F5