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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 56 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 30 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.19% 0.89% 0.49%
As % of the Applications category 18.40% 6.58% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 1
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£338 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.31%
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
163 152 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.88% 13.56% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 72 38
Average daily rate £282 £230 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.39% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.63 £10.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.82% +12.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £9.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £33.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 22 (46.81%) MS Excel
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 21 (44.68%) PRINCE2
3 18 (38.30%) MS Office
3 18 (38.30%) Project Management
4 12 (25.53%) Finance
4 12 (25.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
6 7 (14.89%) MS Visio
7 6 (12.77%) Retail
7 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
7 6 (12.77%) P3O
7 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (10.64%) Time Management
8 5 (10.64%) Information Management
8 5 (10.64%) SAP
8 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.51%) Change Management
9 4 (8.51%) Cisco
9 4 (8.51%) Change Control
10 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
10 3 (6.38%) Degree
10 3 (6.38%) Firewall
11 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
11 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
11 2 (4.26%) Scrum
11 2 (4.26%) PLM
11 2 (4.26%) ITIL

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (46.81%) MS Excel
2 18 (38.30%) MS Office
3 12 (25.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (14.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Tridion
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) VLAN
2 1 (2.13%) DMZ
2 1 (2.13%) DVB
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MS Access
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.02%) PMO Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Project Support Officer
3 6 (12.77%) Project Officer
4 4 (8.51%) Planning Manager
5 3 (6.38%) SAP Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.38%) Project Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) PMO Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Technician
7 1 (2.13%) Development Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Report Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) FMCG
2 2 (4.26%) Statistics
3 1 (2.13%) Life Science
3 1 (2.13%) STB
3 1 (2.13%) CCTV
3 1 (2.13%) DTV
3 1 (2.13%) PMI
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000
1 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) PRINCE2
2 18 (38.30%) Project Management
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
5 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.64%) Time Management
6 5 (10.64%) Information Management
6 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.51%) Change Management
7 4 (8.51%) Change Control
8 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.26%) Scrum
8 2 (4.26%) PLM
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL
8 2 (4.26%) ERP
8 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.26%) People Management
8 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.26%) Dependency Management
9 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CCNA
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) P3O
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) SAP
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) hybris
4 2 (4.26%) EPiServer
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