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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 39 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Project 64 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.91% 1.91% 3.01%
As % of the Applications category 30.92% 14.59% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £363 £336
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 £37.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -12.97%
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
207 185 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.65% 13.10% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 82 40
Average daily rate £325 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -24.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.95 £72.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Bolton - 1 - -
Stockport - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 51 (56.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 50 (55.56%) Project Management
3 42 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 41 (45.56%) PRINCE2
5 36 (40.00%) Finance
6 25 (27.78%) Programme Management
7 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 18 (20.00%) MS Office
9 17 (18.89%) Degree
10 16 (17.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 13 (14.44%) Change Control
11 13 (14.44%) Life Science
11 13 (14.44%) Manufacturing
12 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (8.89%) Retail
14 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (8.89%) Software Delivery
15 7 (7.78%) Change Management
16 6 (6.67%) P3O
16 6 (6.67%) Waterfall
16 6 (6.67%) Service Management
16 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
17 5 (5.56%) Citrix
17 5 (5.56%) SAN
17 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
17 5 (5.56%) Migration
17 5 (5.56%) Resource Management
17 5 (5.56%) Line Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 51 (56.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 42 (46.67%) MS Excel
3 18 (20.00%) MS Office
4 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Tridion
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) SAN
2 3 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.22%) WAN
3 2 (2.22%) MPLS
4 1 (1.11%) DMZ
4 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 36 (40.00%) Finance
2 13 (14.44%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.89%) Retail
4 4 (4.44%) Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.22%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.11%) Local Government
6 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (8.89%) Analyst
2 8 (8.89%) Project Officer
2 8 (8.89%) PMO Manager
3 7 (7.78%) PMO Lead
4 6 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 6 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (5.56%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 4 (4.44%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Project Management Officer
6 4 (4.44%) Planning Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Project Administrator
6 4 (4.44%) Administrator
6 4 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Data Centre Manager
7 3 (3.33%) SAP Manager
8 2 (2.22%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Life Science
2 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.33%) Derivative
5 2 (2.22%) FMCG
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Statistics
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (55.56%) Project Management
2 41 (45.56%) PRINCE2
3 25 (27.78%) Programme Management
4 16 (17.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 13 (14.44%) Change Control
6 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.89%) Software Delivery
9 7 (7.78%) Change Management
10 6 (6.67%) Service Management
10 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.56%) Line Management
11 5 (5.56%) Resource Management
11 5 (5.56%) Migration
12 4 (4.44%) Information Management
12 4 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
13 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
13 3 (3.33%) Scrum
13 3 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) VB
2 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) P3O
2 2 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) Citrix
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle
4 3 (3.33%) SAP
4 3 (3.33%) Cisco
5 2 (2.22%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.22%) hybris
6 1 (1.11%) Remedy
6 1 (1.11%) BT
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Rate: £150.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Rate: £225.00 - £300.00 per day
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