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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 26 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.45% 2.23% 1.84%
As % of the Applications category 17.24% 19.05% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£407 £481 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% +42.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £451 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £566 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +17.96%
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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
29 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.22% 11.73% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 6
Average daily rate £404 £425 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% +31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £518 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Project Server
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) MS Project Server
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Server Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Project Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft