The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 6 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 8.33% 1.54% -
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£190 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £28.40
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -26.05%
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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 Macclesfield region.

Applications Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 11.11% 7.69% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £190 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Macclesfield

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

MS Project
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Coordinator
1 4 (80.00%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (60.00%) Project Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Project Assistant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft