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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 122 111 62
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -49
Contract jobs citing MS Project 41 47 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 1.24% 2.80%
As % of the Applications category 13.44% 11.06% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 40
Median daily rate £350 £408 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £219 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £461 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £356 £364
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £20.39 £29.45 £13.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +118.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £31.40 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-29.49% +99.36%
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
305 425 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.23% 11.25% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 206 177
Median daily rate £338 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £160 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 54 63
Median hourly rate £27.00 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.20% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.16 £46.21 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -17 20 £350 -3.78% 5
Cheshire +3 10 £423 -1.56% 2
Merseyside -4 5 £300 - 1
Cumbria - 3 - -
Lancashire -12 1 £550 +12.40% 2
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 41 (45.05%) Project Management
1 41 (45.05%) Finance
2 40 (43.96%) MS Excel
3 38 (41.76%) Microsoft
4 25 (27.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 17 (18.68%) SharePoint
6 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.38%) Banking
7 14 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (13.19%) MS Visio
9 11 (12.09%) ERP
9 11 (12.09%) MS Office
10 10 (10.99%) PMI Certification
10 10 (10.99%) Change Management
10 10 (10.99%) Project Planning
11 9 (9.89%) QA
12 8 (8.79%) Programme Management
12 8 (8.79%) VBA
12 8 (8.79%) Change Control
12 8 (8.79%) Matrix Organization
13 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (7.69%) Oracle
13 7 (7.69%) PMP
14 6 (6.59%) CRM
14 6 (6.59%) Scrum
14 6 (6.59%) Workflow
14 6 (6.59%) Dashboard Development
15 5 (5.49%) Line Management
15 5 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013

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 17 (18.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.20%) eRoom
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.10%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (43.96%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (13.19%) MS Visio
4 11 (12.09%) MS Office
5 4 (4.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.10%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) 4G
2 2 (2.20%) 2G
2 2 (2.20%) 3G
2 2 (2.20%) GSM
2 2 (2.20%) LTE
2 2 (2.20%) MPLS
2 2 (2.20%) Network Security
2 2 (2.20%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.20%) UMTS
3 1 (1.10%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) LAN
3 1 (1.10%) VoIP
3 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) TestDirector
General
1 41 (45.05%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Local Government
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) French Language
5 1 (1.10%) German Language
5 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Project Manager
2 15 (16.48%) Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) Project Planner
4 9 (9.89%) PMO Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Programme Planner
5 6 (6.59%) SharePoint Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) IT Manager
6 5 (5.49%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (5.49%) PMO Support Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) SharePoint Support
7 4 (4.40%) Programme Office Support
8 3 (3.30%) Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.30%) Finance Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Finance Project Manager
8 3 (3.30%) PMO Planner
8 3 (3.30%) SharePoint Specialist
9 2 (2.20%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.20%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.30%) PMI
4 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.10%) CCTV
5 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.10%) Social Media
5 1 (1.10%) Statistics
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) Android
2 1 (1.10%) Unix
2 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.05%) Project Management
2 25 (27.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.09%) ERP
6 10 (10.99%) Change Management
6 10 (10.99%) Project Planning
7 8 (8.79%) Change Control
7 8 (8.79%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (8.79%) Programme Management
8 6 (6.59%) CRM
8 6 (6.59%) Dashboard Development
8 6 (6.59%) Scrum
8 6 (6.59%) Workflow
9 5 (5.49%) ITIL
9 5 (5.49%) Line Management
9 5 (5.49%) Resource Management
9 5 (5.49%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.40%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.79%) VBA
2 5 (5.49%) SQL
3 2 (2.20%) C
3 2 (2.20%) VB
4 1 (1.10%) Java
4 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) PMI Certification
2 7 (7.69%) PMP
3 2 (2.20%) Degree
3 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) APMP
4 1 (1.10%) ISEB
4 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) FATCA
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.10%) UAG
1 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (41.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle
3 5 (5.49%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.20%) BT
4 2 (2.20%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.20%) Google
4 2 (2.20%) Huawei
4 2 (2.20%) Nokia
4 2 (2.20%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (1.10%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.10%) Apple
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco
5 1 (1.10%) Citrix
5 1 (1.10%) Facebook
5 1 (1.10%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.10%) Planview
5 1 (1.10%) Siemens
5 1 (1.10%) Trillium
5 1 (1.10%) Twitter
5 1 (1.10%) VMware
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