The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 93 83 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Project 12 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 1.24% 2.06%
As % of the Applications category 8.76% 11.06% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 20
Median daily rate £390 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £323 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £428 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +34.37%
MS Project
North West

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

Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
137 208 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.39% 11.24% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 110 108
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.95 £18.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.39%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (39.13%) Project Management
3 17 (36.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (32.61%) Finance
5 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
6 12 (26.09%) Banking
7 8 (17.39%) Change Management
7 8 (17.39%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (15.22%) ERP
8 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
8 7 (15.22%) Oracle
9 6 (13.04%) VBA
9 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.04%) Dashboard Development
10 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.87%) SQL
10 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
10 5 (10.87%) PMP
10 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
10 5 (10.87%) Workflow
10 5 (10.87%) Migration
10 5 (10.87%) Scrum
11 4 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (8.70%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (8.70%) ITIL
11 4 (8.70%) CRM
11 4 (8.70%) QA

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.17%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.17%) SAS
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) FTP
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
1 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) MPLS
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) French Language
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Project Manager
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Project Planner
4 6 (13.04%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) SharePoint Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) PMO Support Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Programme Planner
5 5 (10.87%) SharePoint Support
5 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.52%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) PMO Planner
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) PMO Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Resource Planner
7 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) SOAP
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) CCTV
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Unix
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Project Management
2 17 (36.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (17.39%) Change Management
3 8 (17.39%) Matrix Organization
4 7 (15.22%) ERP
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) Dashboard Development
5 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.87%) Migration
6 5 (10.87%) Scrum
6 5 (10.87%) Workflow
7 4 (8.70%) CRM
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL
7 4 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 4 (8.70%) Resource Management
7 4 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (6.52%) PRINCE
9 2 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.35%) SDLC
9 2 (4.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) VBA
2 5 (10.87%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
1 5 (10.87%) PMP
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) FATCA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) UAG
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (6.52%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.17%) Facebook
6 1 (2.17%) GoldenSource
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) Planview
6 1 (2.17%) Trillium
6 1 (2.17%) Twitter