The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 39 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.00% - 3.40%
As % of the Applications category 6.56% - 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£200 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £363 £336
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -12.97%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
61 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.29% 13.09% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 28
Average daily rate £313 £78 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+303.22% -68.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £78 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £17.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -16.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.96 £22.30 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Merseyside region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Merseyside region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) iPhone
4 1 (14.29%) iPad
4 1 (14.29%) GSM
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Pegasus
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) GSM
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Officer
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Pegasus
1 1 (14.29%) Lotus
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy
1 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software
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