The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 104 81 60
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Project 61 69 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.56% 1.85% 2.79%
As % of the Applications category 15.06% 16.75% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 50
Median daily rate £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £184 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-9.45% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £31.56 £31.40 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
MS Project
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
405 412 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.38% 11.03% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 174 193
Median daily rate £375 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £173 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 66
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.37% -15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.10 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £34.28 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

MS Project
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

MS Project Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -16 34 £350 -9.67% 11
Cheshire +2 19 £300 +41.17% 1
Lancashire -4 3 £520 +61.13% 2
Merseyside -11 2 £275 -
Cumbria - 2 - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 North West region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 47 (47.00%) MS Excel
2 45 (45.00%) Project Management
3 41 (41.00%) Finance
4 40 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 25 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 23 (23.00%) PRINCE2
7 21 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (18.00%) MS Visio
10 15 (15.00%) ERP
10 15 (15.00%) Project Planning
11 13 (13.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 13 (13.00%) Banking
12 11 (11.00%) Oracle
12 11 (11.00%) PMI Certification
13 10 (10.00%) QA
13 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (10.00%) MS Office
13 10 (10.00%) Programme Management
14 9 (9.00%) Change Management
14 9 (9.00%) Scrum
15 8 (8.00%) SQL
15 8 (8.00%) VBA
15 8 (8.00%) Change Control
16 7 (7.00%) Degree
16 7 (7.00%) ITIL
16 7 (7.00%) PMP
17 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
17 6 (6.00%) CRM
17 6 (6.00%) Workflow

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 25 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.00%) eRoom
5 1 (1.00%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.00%) SAS
Applications
1 47 (47.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.00%) MS Visio
3 13 (13.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (10.00%) MS Office
5 3 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Primavera
2 3 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.00%) SAP PS
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) 4G
2 2 (2.00%) 2G
2 2 (2.00%) 3G
2 2 (2.00%) GSM
2 2 (2.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.00%) LTE
2 2 (2.00%) MPLS
2 2 (2.00%) Network Security
2 2 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.00%) UMTS
3 1 (1.00%) Firewall
3 1 (1.00%) LAN
3 1 (1.00%) VoIP
3 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) TestDirector
General
1 41 (41.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Legal
3 3 (3.00%) Local Government
3 3 (3.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) French Language
5 1 (1.00%) German Language
5 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (34.00%) Project Manager
2 19 (19.00%) Analyst
3 13 (13.00%) Project Planner
4 12 (12.00%) Programme Planner
5 11 (11.00%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) SharePoint Specialist
7 6 (6.00%) IT Manager
7 6 (6.00%) SharePoint Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (5.00%) PMO Support Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) SharePoint Support
9 4 (4.00%) Coordinator
9 4 (4.00%) Programme Office Support
9 4 (4.00%) Project Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Change Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Consultant
10 3 (3.00%) Finance Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Finance Project Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.00%) PMI
3 3 (3.00%) Social Media
4 2 (2.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.00%) CCTV
5 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.00%) NHS
5 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.00%) Statistics
5 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.00%) Android
3 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.00%) Project Management
2 23 (23.00%) PRINCE2
3 21 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (15.00%) ERP
5 15 (15.00%) Project Planning
6 10 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 9 (9.00%) Change Management
7 9 (9.00%) Scrum
8 8 (8.00%) Change Control
9 7 (7.00%) ITIL
10 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.00%) CRM
10 6 (6.00%) Dashboard Development
10 6 (6.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.00%) Workflow
11 5 (5.00%) Line Management
11 5 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (5.00%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.00%) SQL
1 8 (8.00%) VBA
2 2 (2.00%) C
2 2 (2.00%) VB
3 1 (1.00%) Java
3 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (7.00%) Degree
2 7 (7.00%) PMP
3 3 (3.00%) HND
3 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) APMP
5 1 (1.00%) ECDL
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB
5 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) FATCA
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.00%) UAG
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.00%) Oracle
3 5 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.00%) Facebook
4 3 (3.00%) SAP
4 3 (3.00%) Twitter
5 2 (2.00%) BT
5 2 (2.00%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.00%) Google
5 2 (2.00%) Huawei
5 2 (2.00%) Nokia
5 2 (2.00%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (1.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.00%) Apple
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco
6 1 (1.00%) Citrix
6 1 (1.00%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.00%) Siemens
6 1 (1.00%) Trillium
6 1 (1.00%) VMware
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