The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Manchester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 58 46 71
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Contract jobs citing MS Project 27 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.92% 2.95% 1.44%
As % of the Applications category 14.59% 20.71% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 12
Average daily rate £400 £325 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +14.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £105 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% +0.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -9.02%
Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
185 140 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.13% 14.26% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 41 56
Average daily rate £325 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £113 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 24
Average hourly rate £13.16 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.78% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.38 £7.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £72.75 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Project
North West

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £413 - 2
Salford - - - -
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 26 (76.47%) MS Excel
2 22 (64.71%) Finance
3 17 (50.00%) Project Management
4 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 13 (38.24%) MS Visio
5 13 (38.24%) PRINCE2
6 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (20.59%) Migration
7 7 (20.59%) QA
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
9 5 (14.71%) Windows
9 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
9 5 (14.71%) Banking
9 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (11.76%) QlikView
10 4 (11.76%) Splunk
10 4 (11.76%) Information Security
10 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (11.76%) Change Management
10 4 (11.76%) ISEB
10 4 (11.76%) UNIX
10 4 (11.76%) MS Office
11 3 (8.82%) SAP
11 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
11 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
11 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
11 3 (8.82%) Change Control
12 2 (5.88%) MS Project Server
12 2 (5.88%) Degree

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 26 (76.47%) MS Excel
2 13 (38.24%) MS Visio
3 4 (11.76%) MS Office
4 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (11.76%) QlikView
General
1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Programme Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Programme Planner
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Server Support
4 2 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) PMO Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Project Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Project Support Coordinator
5 1 (2.94%) Business Change Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Information Security Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Change Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Information Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) PMI
3 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Project Management
2 13 (38.24%) PRINCE2
3 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.59%) Migration
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Information Security
7 4 (11.76%) Change Management
8 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.82%) Change Control
9 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.88%) CRM
10 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.94%) ERP
10 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma
10 1 (2.94%) Validation
10 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.94%) Logistics
10 1 (2.94%) UML
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Splunk
3 3 (8.82%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Capita
Manchester
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