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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
North West / Manchester
Rank 78 92 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Contract jobs citing MS Project 12 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 1.10% 1.83%
As % of the Applications category 9.92% 11.41% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 21
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £183 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.14 £17.67
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +110.12%

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
121 184 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.00% 9.60% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 110 114
Median daily rate £325 £300 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £150 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 30
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £9.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £40.00 £16.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 12 (46.15%) Project Management
2 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) MS Visio
2 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
5 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (15.38%) Network Management
6 4 (15.38%) SAP
6 4 (15.38%) SDH
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) SAP HR
6 4 (15.38%) Migration
6 4 (15.38%) Billing
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) SAP BW
7 3 (11.54%) Ariba
7 3 (11.54%) ERP
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) MS Office
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) SaaS
7 3 (11.54%) Change Control
7 3 (11.54%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) SAP ERP
7 3 (11.54%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (11.54%) SAP GRC

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
1 10 (38.46%) MS Visio
2 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (11.54%) MS Office
4 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP HR
2 3 (11.54%) SAP ERP
2 3 (11.54%) SAP GRC
3 2 (7.69%) SAP BPC
4 1 (3.85%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
1 3 (11.54%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SDH
2 2 (7.69%) FTP
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SAP BW
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Billing
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Project Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Architect
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) ERP Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) SAP BPC Architect
4 2 (7.69%) SAP BW Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Web Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) SOAP
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) Network Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 3 (11.54%) ERP
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
6 2 (7.69%) Test Management
6 2 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) Ariba
2 3 (11.54%) Concur
3 2 (7.69%) Nokia
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Rackspace
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com