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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 95 81 68
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 1.30% 1.53%
As % of the Applications category 9.15% 12.31% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 16
Median daily rate £375 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £332 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £16.25 £16.55
% change year-on-year
+75.38% -1.81%
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
142 195 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.83% 10.59% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 105 101
Median daily rate £350 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 20
Median hourly rate £13.60 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £17.10 £17.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.39
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (37.50%) Project Management
4 12 (30.00%) Finance
5 9 (22.50%) Banking
6 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
6 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
6 7 (17.50%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (15.00%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (15.00%) VBA
8 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.50%) Migration
8 5 (12.50%) SQL
8 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL
9 4 (10.00%) Workflow
9 4 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (10.00%) Change Management
9 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (7.50%) Degree
10 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
10 3 (7.50%) VMware
10 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle
10 3 (7.50%) Unix

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 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.00%) MS Project Server
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) SAS
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
3 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.50%) MS Office
4 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) FTP
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) MPLS
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) SDH
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
3 1 (2.50%) French Language
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Project Planner
3 6 (15.00%) SharePoint Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) PMO Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Support
4 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.50%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) PMO Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Planner
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Web Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) SOAP
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) CCTV
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Unix
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (37.50%) Project Management
3 7 (17.50%) Matrix Organization
4 6 (15.00%) Dashboard Development
4 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 4 (10.00%) Scrum
6 4 (10.00%) Workflow
7 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.00%) ERP
8 2 (5.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.00%) SDLC
8 2 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) VBA
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) FATCA
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) UAG
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.50%) Facebook
4 1 (2.50%) GoldenSource
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Planview
4 1 (2.50%) Trillium
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
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