The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Applications 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 53 56 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Contract jobs citing MS Project 31 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.51% 1.86% 1.01%
As % of the Applications category 19.38% 12.73% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +102.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +47.05%
Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
160 165 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.94% 14.58% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 60 75
Average daily rate £333 £325 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% +22.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £169 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £26.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
North West

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 3 £410 - 1
Wigan - 2 £405 -
Stockport - 1 £430 -
Salford - - - -
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 41 (67.21%) MS Excel
2 31 (50.82%) Finance
3 29 (47.54%) Project Management
4 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
4 26 (42.62%) PRINCE2
5 23 (37.70%) MS Visio
6 15 (24.59%) Migration
7 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (18.03%) MS Office
8 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (16.39%) ITIL
10 9 (14.75%) Change Management
11 8 (13.11%) QA
12 6 (9.84%) Six Sigma
12 6 (9.84%) Banking
12 6 (9.84%) Retail
13 5 (8.20%) Windows
13 5 (8.20%) Project Planning
13 5 (8.20%) Data Analysis
13 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
14 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
14 4 (6.56%) MS Project Server
14 4 (6.56%) QlikView
14 4 (6.56%) Splunk
14 4 (6.56%) Change Control
14 4 (6.56%) UML
14 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
14 4 (6.56%) UNIX
14 4 (6.56%) Oracle

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.56%) MS Project Server
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (67.21%) MS Excel
2 23 (37.70%) MS Visio
3 11 (18.03%) MS Office
4 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) WAN
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (6.56%) QlikView
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
General
1 31 (50.82%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
2 6 (9.84%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Project Manager
2 11 (18.03%) Programme Manager
3 8 (13.11%) Programme Planner
3 8 (13.11%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) PMO Manager
6 3 (4.92%) SAP Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Project Planner
7 2 (3.28%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Project Officer
7 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Process Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Project Leader
8 1 (1.64%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Project Coordinator
8 1 (1.64%) Programme Office Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) FMCG
2 2 (3.28%) NHS
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) UNIX
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Project Management
2 26 (42.62%) PRINCE2
3 15 (24.59%) Migration
4 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.39%) ITIL
6 9 (14.75%) Change Management
7 6 (9.84%) Six Sigma
8 5 (8.20%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.20%) Project Planning
9 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.56%) Change Control
9 4 (6.56%) UML
9 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.56%) Information Security
10 3 (4.92%) Data Migration
11 2 (3.28%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (3.28%) PLM
11 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.28%) TOGAF
11 2 (3.28%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (6.56%) ISEB
3 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.64%) Degree
5 1 (1.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) Splunk
3 3 (4.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Northgate
4 1 (1.64%) Capita
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