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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
North West / Merseyside
Rank 36 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.94% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Applications category 16.67% 4.17% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £498 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +96.60%

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
36 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.61% 7.41% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 11
Median daily rate £465 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £15.09 £13.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £15.00 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -1 6 £500 - 1
Bootle - 1 £465 -
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Wealth Management
5 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
5 2 (28.57%) System Testing
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Programme Governance
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Cognos

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) EDMS
1 1 (14.29%) EDRMS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Banking Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) CRM Manager
2 2 (28.57%) CRM Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Governance
4 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
4 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 2 (28.57%) System Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Wealth Management
5 1 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos