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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 51 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 37 43 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.54% 3.39% 2.55%
As % of the Applications category 21.76% 23.12% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £366 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £600 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.72% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -41.98%
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
170 186 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.66% 14.66% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 86 40
Average daily rate £300 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £136 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 25
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £28.75 £106.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 May 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 May 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 - -
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 56 (58.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 53 (55.21%) Project Management
3 46 (47.92%) Finance
4 45 (46.88%) MS Excel
5 43 (44.79%) PRINCE2
6 28 (29.17%) Programme Management
7 18 (18.75%) MS Office
7 18 (18.75%) Degree
8 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
9 16 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 14 (14.58%) Life Science
10 14 (14.58%) Manufacturing
11 13 (13.54%) Change Control
12 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.38%) Service Management
13 9 (9.38%) SDLC
14 8 (8.33%) Change Management
14 8 (8.33%) Retail
14 8 (8.33%) Software Delivery
15 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (7.29%) Data Centre
16 6 (6.25%) Banking
16 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
16 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (6.25%) P3O
16 6 (6.25%) Waterfall
17 5 (5.21%) Line Management
17 5 (5.21%) Resource Management
17 5 (5.21%) Information Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) Confluence
2 1 (1.04%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.04%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 56 (58.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 45 (46.88%) MS Excel
3 18 (18.75%) MS Office
4 5 (5.21%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.04%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) SAN
2 3 (3.13%) Firewall
3 2 (2.08%) MPLS
3 2 (2.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.04%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.04%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) MS Access
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 46 (47.92%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.33%) Retail
4 6 (6.25%) Banking
5 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.08%) Legal
6 2 (2.08%) Marketing
7 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Local Government
7 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Project Manager
2 10 (10.42%) PMO Lead
3 9 (9.38%) Analyst
4 8 (8.33%) PMO Manager
4 8 (8.33%) Project Officer
5 6 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 6 (6.25%) Coordinator
6 5 (5.21%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Project Administrator
7 4 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
7 4 (4.17%) Administrator
7 4 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Project Management Officer
7 4 (4.17%) Planning Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Data Centre Manager
8 3 (3.13%) SAP Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Life Science
2 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.13%) Derivative
5 2 (2.08%) FMCG
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.04%) Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (55.21%) Project Management
2 43 (44.79%) PRINCE2
3 28 (29.17%) Programme Management
4 16 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 13 (13.54%) Change Control
6 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.38%) Service Management
7 9 (9.38%) SDLC
8 8 (8.33%) Change Management
8 8 (8.33%) Software Delivery
9 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.25%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.21%) Line Management
11 5 (5.21%) Resource Management
11 5 (5.21%) Information Management
11 5 (5.21%) Migration
12 4 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
13 3 (3.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.04%) VB
2 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) P3O
2 2 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) GMP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.21%) Citrix
3 4 (4.17%) SAP
4 3 (3.13%) Cisco
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.04%) Remedy
5 1 (1.04%) BT
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