The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project Server over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 82 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.23% 0.50% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.45% 2.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£410 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
- -5.74%
MS Project Server
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
207 232 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.85% 19.41% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 96 131
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 35 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £34.90 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

MS Project Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MS Project Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MS Project Server
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MS Project Server Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MS Project Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MS Project Server Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

MS Project Server
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 2 £405 -
MS Project Server
North West

MS Project Server
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing MS Project Server 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 Server.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Project
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing MS Project Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Project
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Project Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Planner
1 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft