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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 118 57 76
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +19
Contract jobs citing MS Project 51 113 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.27% 2.84% 2.09%
As % of the Applications category 12.38% 23.54% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 41
Median daily rate £365 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £42.73 £27.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.38% -29.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
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
412 480 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.24% 12.07% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 203 183
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 63 52
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 1 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
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 1 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 -40 27 £393 -1.81% 9
Cheshire -8 18 £300 -5.51% 1
Lancashire -2 5 £489 +51.72%
Cumbria - 1 - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 35 (41.67%) Project Management
3 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 31 (36.90%) Finance
5 22 (26.19%) PRINCE2
6 20 (23.81%) SharePoint
7 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (19.05%) MS Visio
9 14 (16.67%) ERP
10 12 (14.29%) Project Planning
11 11 (13.10%) Banking
12 10 (11.90%) QA
13 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.71%) Scrum
13 9 (10.71%) MS Office
13 9 (10.71%) Oracle
14 8 (9.52%) PMI Certification
14 8 (9.52%) Change Management
14 8 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
15 7 (8.33%) Change Control
15 7 (8.33%) Degree
15 7 (8.33%) Programme Management
15 7 (8.33%) ITIL
16 6 (7.14%) CRM
16 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (7.14%) Workflow
16 6 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 5 (5.95%) Waterfall

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 20 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.38%) eRoom
4 2 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 16 (19.05%) MS Visio
3 9 (10.71%) MS Office
4 8 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Primavera
2 3 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.57%) SAP PS
3 1 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) 4G
1 2 (2.38%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.19%) 2G
2 1 (1.19%) 3G
2 1 (1.19%) GSM
2 1 (1.19%) LTE
2 1 (1.19%) Network Security
2 1 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.19%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) TestDirector
General
1 31 (36.90%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Legal
3 4 (4.76%) Local Government
4 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) German Language
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 15 (17.86%) Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Project Planner
4 10 (11.90%) Programme Planner
5 8 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) SharePoint Specialist
7 4 (4.76%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Programme Office Support
7 4 (4.76%) Project Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Finance Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Finance Project Manager
8 3 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.57%) PMO Support Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Support
9 2 (2.38%) Implementation Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Junior Project Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Resource Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) PMI
2 3 (3.57%) Social Media
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
4 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.19%) Statistics
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.38%) Unix
4 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) Project Management
2 22 (26.19%) PRINCE2
3 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (16.67%) ERP
6 12 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 9 (10.71%) Scrum
8 8 (9.52%) Change Management
9 7 (8.33%) Change Control
9 7 (8.33%) ITIL
9 7 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.14%) CRM
10 6 (7.14%) Workflow
11 5 (5.95%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (5.95%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (5.95%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
12 4 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) SQL
2 3 (3.57%) VBA
3 1 (1.19%) C
3 1 (1.19%) Java
3 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) PMI Certification
2 7 (8.33%) Degree
3 5 (5.95%) PMP
4 3 (3.57%) HND
4 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) ECDL
6 1 (1.19%) ISEB
6 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.19%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) FATCA
3 1 (1.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.57%) Facebook
4 3 (3.57%) SAP
4 3 (3.57%) Twitter
5 1 (1.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.19%) Apple
5 1 (1.19%) BT
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix
5 1 (1.19%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.19%) Google
5 1 (1.19%) Huawei
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) Nokia
5 1 (1.19%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (1.19%) Siemens
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