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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 136 112 99
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 21 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 1.24% 1.38%
As % of the Applications category 7.34% 12.12% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 25
Median daily rate £350 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £203 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £28.75 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +25.00%
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
286 429 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.99% 10.25% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 256 201
Median daily rate £388 £325 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 42 61
Median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -11 13 £335 -20.23% 5
Cheshire +8 5 £520 +192.95%
Merseyside - 1 - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 23 (47.92%) MS Excel
2 22 (45.83%) Project Management
3 16 (33.33%) Finance
4 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 14 (29.17%) MS Visio
6 12 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (25.00%) Degree
7 10 (20.83%) ITIL
7 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 8 (16.67%) MS Office
8 8 (16.67%) Banking
9 7 (14.58%) Unix
9 7 (14.58%) Service Management
10 6 (12.50%) VMware
10 6 (12.50%) SDLC
11 5 (10.42%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (10.42%) Process Improvement
11 5 (10.42%) Functional Testing
11 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (10.42%) ITSM
11 5 (10.42%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (10.42%) Windows
11 5 (10.42%) Oracle
11 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
11 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (10.42%) SOAP
11 5 (10.42%) FTP
11 5 (10.42%) HTTP

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 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
1 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 23 (47.92%) MS Excel
2 14 (29.17%) MS Visio
3 12 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP HR
2 3 (6.25%) SAP ERP
2 3 (6.25%) SAP GRC
3 2 (4.17%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.08%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) SaaS
2 3 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) FTP
1 5 (10.42%) HTTP
1 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) BIG-IP
2 3 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (6.25%) SDH
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SAP BW
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
4 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Design Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) OAT Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) OAT Test Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) SAP Architect
5 3 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) ERP Architect
6 2 (4.17%) PMO Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) PMO Manager
6 2 (4.17%) SAP BPC Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) SOAP
1 5 (10.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Unix
2 5 (10.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Project Management
2 12 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (20.83%) ITIL
4 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.58%) Service Management
6 6 (12.50%) SDLC
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.42%) Functional Testing
7 5 (10.42%) ITSM
7 5 (10.42%) Network Design
7 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Process Improvement
7 5 (10.42%) Validation
8 4 (8.33%) Change Control
9 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Network Management
9 3 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.08%) APMP
4 1 (2.08%) CCIE
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PMP
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) VCAP
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle
4 4 (8.33%) SAP
5 3 (6.25%) Ariba
5 3 (6.25%) Concur
5 3 (6.25%) F5
6 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix
7 1 (2.08%) Nokia
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