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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 79 40 60
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +20
Contract jobs citing MS Project 25 61 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.38% 3.68% 2.10%
As % of the Applications category 13.89% 30.35% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 14
Average daily rate £400 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £264 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
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
180 201 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.94% 12.12% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 92 87
Average daily rate £391 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 19
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £12.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £17.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 April 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 24 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.96%) Project Management
2 17 (36.96%) Finance
3 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.91%) ERP
4 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
5 10 (21.74%) Banking
6 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
6 9 (19.57%) MS Visio
7 8 (17.39%) Oracle
8 7 (15.22%) Project Planning
8 7 (15.22%) Change Management
8 7 (15.22%) Scrum
9 6 (13.04%) ITIL
9 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (13.04%) Degree
9 6 (13.04%) QA
9 6 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.87%) PMP
10 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
10 5 (10.87%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (10.87%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (10.87%) SQL
10 5 (10.87%) CRM
10 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (8.70%) Workflow
11 4 (8.70%) Primavera

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Primavera
2 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.52%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Project Manager
2 9 (19.57%) Project Planner
3 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Programme Planner
4 6 (13.04%) SharePoint Specialist
5 5 (10.87%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) PMO Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Support
6 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.17%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Junior
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Support Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
1 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Project Management
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) ERP
4 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
4 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.22%) Change Management
5 7 (15.22%) Project Planning
5 7 (15.22%) Scrum
6 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.04%) ITIL
7 5 (10.87%) CRM
7 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (8.70%) Workflow
9 3 (6.52%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (6.52%) Migration
9 3 (6.52%) Project Governance
9 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.35%) Change Control
10 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
11 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
2 5 (10.87%) PMP
3 3 (6.52%) HND
4 1 (2.17%) ECDL
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.52%) UAG
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (6.52%) Facebook
4 3 (6.52%) SAP
4 3 (6.52%) Twitter
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
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