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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 127 118 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Contract jobs citing MS Project 27 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 1.18% 1.64%
As % of the Applications category 8.39% 12.12% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 30
Median daily rate £390 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £253 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £448 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.73 £25.00 £13.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.92% +85.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £16.25 £16.55
% change year-on-year
+75.38% -1.81%
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
322 429 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.09% 9.70% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 241 176
Median daily rate £375 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 52 48
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.02 £23.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -14 13 £375 -6.25% 5
Cheshire +4 7 £520 +30.00% 3
Lancashire +16 3 - - 1
Merseyside +5 1 £325 +49.42% 3
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 37 (49.33%) MS Excel
2 32 (42.67%) Finance
3 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (40.00%) Project Management
4 24 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (21.33%) PRINCE2
5 16 (21.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 15 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 13 (17.33%) Banking
8 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (13.33%) ITIL
9 10 (13.33%) MS Office
10 9 (12.00%) Degree
11 8 (10.67%) VBA
12 7 (9.33%) Oracle
12 7 (9.33%) Unix
12 7 (9.33%) Project Planning
12 7 (9.33%) Matrix Organization
13 6 (8.00%) SDLC
13 6 (8.00%) Dashboard Development
13 6 (8.00%) Windows
13 6 (8.00%) VMware
13 6 (8.00%) Programme Management
13 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
14 5 (6.67%) Service Management
14 5 (6.67%) Migration
14 5 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
14 5 (6.67%) ISEB

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 15 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.67%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.33%) SAS
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (49.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 10 (13.33%) MS Office
5 2 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) FTP
1 5 (6.67%) HTTP
1 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.67%) 2G
2 2 (2.67%) 3G
2 2 (2.67%) 4G
2 2 (2.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (2.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (2.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (2.67%) GSM
2 2 (2.67%) LTE
2 2 (2.67%) MPLS
2 2 (2.67%) Network Security
2 2 (2.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.67%) UMTS
3 1 (1.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) SDH
3 1 (1.33%) VoIP
3 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 32 (42.67%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Local Government
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Billing
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) French Language
5 1 (1.33%) German Language
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 17 (22.67%) Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) Project Planner
4 6 (8.00%) SharePoint Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (6.67%) PMO Support Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) SharePoint Support
5 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Programme Planner
7 3 (4.00%) Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) OAT Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) OAT Test Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) PMO Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) SOAP
1 5 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.67%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.67%) PMI
4 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) CCTV
5 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Unix
2 6 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Project Management
2 24 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (21.33%) PRINCE2
4 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.33%) ITIL
6 7 (9.33%) Matrix Organization
6 7 (9.33%) Project Planning
7 6 (8.00%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.00%) SDLC
8 5 (6.67%) Functional Testing
8 5 (6.67%) Line Management
8 5 (6.67%) Migration
8 5 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.67%) Resource Management
8 5 (6.67%) Service Management
9 4 (5.33%) Change Control
9 4 (5.33%) Change Management
9 4 (5.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) VBA
2 5 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) C
3 2 (2.67%) VB
4 1 (1.33%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) ISEB
3 4 (5.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.67%) PMP
4 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.33%) APMP
5 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) FATCA
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) UAG
1 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle
3 6 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.67%) BT
4 2 (2.67%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.67%) F5
4 2 (2.67%) Huawei
4 2 (2.67%) Nokia
4 2 (2.67%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (2.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco
5 1 (1.33%) Facebook
5 1 (1.33%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.33%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) Planview
5 1 (1.33%) Siemens
5 1 (1.33%) Trillium
5 1 (1.33%) Twitter
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