The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Manchester region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 84 71 90
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.21% 0.072%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.82% 1.05% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+53.06% +96.00%
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
244 191 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.24% 19.79% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 89 152
Average daily rate £330 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £162 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.97 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.68% +52.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Project Server
North West

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
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
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Server Support
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Project Consultant
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft