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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 72 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 24 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.48% 2.60% 1.85%
As % of the Applications category 12.24% 19.51% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £266 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.33%
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
196 164 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.12% 13.32% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 98 60
Average daily rate £300 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £190 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 23
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.27 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £28.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 1 £390 -
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing MS Project 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.

1 54 (60.00%) Project Management
2 51 (56.67%) Finance
3 50 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (43.33%) PRINCE2
5 37 (41.11%) MS Excel
6 23 (25.56%) Programme Management
7 19 (21.11%) Degree
8 16 (17.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 14 (15.56%) Life Science
9 14 (15.56%) Manufacturing
9 14 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (15.56%) MS Office
10 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
11 12 (13.33%) Change Control
12 10 (11.11%) Service Management
12 10 (11.11%) Change Management
13 9 (10.00%) Banking
14 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
15 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
15 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
15 7 (7.78%) MS Visio
15 7 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (6.67%) Retail
16 6 (6.67%) Resource Management
16 6 (6.67%) Line Management
17 5 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
17 5 (5.56%) Oracle
17 5 (5.56%) Citrix
17 5 (5.56%) SAN

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing MS Project 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
3 1 (1.11%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 50 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 37 (41.11%) MS Excel
3 14 (15.56%) MS Office
4 7 (7.78%) MS Visio
5 5 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.11%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) SAN
2 4 (4.44%) MPLS
2 4 (4.44%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) NFC
3 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.11%) MS Access
2 1 (1.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 51 (56.67%) Finance
2 14 (15.56%) Manufacturing
3 9 (10.00%) Banking
4 6 (6.67%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Marketing
6 2 (2.22%) Law
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) Back Office
7 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Project Manager
2 9 (10.00%) Analyst
2 9 (10.00%) PMO Lead
3 5 (5.56%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 5 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
3 5 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 4 (4.44%) Project Officer
4 4 (4.44%) Project Management Officer
5 3 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (3.33%) Data Centre Manager
5 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.22%) Project Planner
6 2 (2.22%) Consultant
6 2 (2.22%) Programme Planner
6 2 (2.22%) Business Manager
6 2 (2.22%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (1.11%) Marketing Manager
7 1 (1.11%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Life Science
2 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.33%) Derivative
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) IVR
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.00%) Project Management
2 39 (43.33%) PRINCE2
3 23 (25.56%) Programme Management
4 16 (17.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 14 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (13.33%) Change Control
7 10 (11.11%) Change Management
7 10 (11.11%) Service Management
8 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.67%) Resource Management
9 6 (6.67%) Line Management
10 5 (5.56%) Migration
10 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.44%) ITIL
11 4 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
12 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (3.33%) Data Modelling
12 3 (3.33%) ITSM
12 3 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) Java
1 1 (1.11%) SQL
1 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (21.11%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.11%) APMP
4 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.11%) PMP
4 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) GMP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) Citrix
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) SAP
3 3 (3.33%) Remedy
4 1 (1.11%) BT
4 1 (1.11%) Planview
4 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.11%) CA
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago