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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 80 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 -37
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 23 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 1.28% 3.65%
As % of the Applications category 9.77% 14.38% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 29
Median daily rate £350 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £516 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +105.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +86.04%

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
133 160 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.89% 8.91% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 90 113
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £40.00 £20.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £16.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.86%

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 28 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £500 - 3
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 14 (58.33%) Project Management
2 10 (41.67%) MS Visio
3 9 (37.50%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) PMO
4 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
7 4 (16.67%) Network Management
7 4 (16.67%) Billing
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Banking
7 4 (16.67%) SDH
7 4 (16.67%) SAP HR
7 4 (16.67%) SAP
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) SAP BW
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.50%) ERP
8 3 (12.50%) Ariba
8 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.50%) SAP ERP
8 3 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (12.50%) SAP GRC
8 3 (12.50%) SaaS
8 3 (12.50%) Change Control
8 3 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (12.50%) Concur

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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Visio
2 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.33%) MS Office
5 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP HR
2 3 (12.50%) SAP ERP
2 3 (12.50%) SAP GRC
3 2 (8.33%) SAP BPC
4 1 (4.17%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
1 3 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Billing
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Project Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) SAP Architect
2 3 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) ERP Architect
3 2 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) SAP BPC Architect
3 2 (8.33%) SAP BW Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) CRM Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) PMO Lead
4 1 (4.17%) PMO Planner
4 1 (4.17%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior PMO
4 1 (4.17%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Network Management
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (8.33%) Kanban
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 3 (12.50%) Ariba
3 3 (12.50%) Concur
4 2 (8.33%) Nokia
5 1 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
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