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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 93 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 14 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 1.43% 0.96%
As % of the Applications category 10.69% 13.40% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 8
Median daily rate £320 £420 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +26.12%
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
131 209 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.92% 10.67% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 125 112
Median daily rate £350 £325 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 34
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.60 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% +4.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.00 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 2016, 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 (50.00%) Project Management
2 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 9 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 9 (37.50%) Finance
4 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
6 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) SAP
7 4 (16.67%) SAP HR
8 3 (12.50%) Ariba
8 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.50%) SAP BW
8 3 (12.50%) MS Office
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) ERP
8 3 (12.50%) SDH
8 3 (12.50%) Billing
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) SAP ERP
8 3 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (12.50%) Migration
8 3 (12.50%) Change Control
8 3 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (12.50%) SAP GRC
8 3 (12.50%) SaaS
8 3 (12.50%) Network Management
8 3 (12.50%) Concur

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 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP HR
2 3 (12.50%) SAP ERP
2 3 (12.50%) SAP GRC
3 2 (8.33%) SAP BPC
4 1 (4.17%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
1 3 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SDH
2 2 (8.33%) FTP
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SAP BW
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Billing
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) SAP Architect
2 3 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) ERP Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) PMO Planner
3 2 (8.33%) SAP BPC Architect
3 2 (8.33%) SAP BW Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 2 (8.33%) Web Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Web Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) SOAP
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Network Management
4 3 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Test Management
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (4.17%) Dependency Management
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 3 (12.50%) Ariba
3 3 (12.50%) Concur
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Rackspace
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Nokia
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