The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 28 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.52% 1.26% 2.61%
As % of the Applications category 6.67% 10.00% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+84.21% -38.21%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Applications Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.73% 12.58% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Average daily rate £276 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £182 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

MS Project
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) MS Project Server
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Pegasus
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) MS Project Server
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Project Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Pegasus