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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 110 60 97
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +37
Contract jobs citing MS Project 48 74 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.25% 2.46% 1.43%
As % of the Applications category 11.11% 18.78% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 24
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £548 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £29.45 £13.48 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.55% -60.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £13.48 £26.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £13.48 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.33%
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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
432 394 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.29% 13.12% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 170 122
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £448 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 56
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.00 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.21 £28.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -16 24 £408 +1.87% 17
Cheshire -18 11 £400 -2.43% 3
Merseyside -12 5 - -
Lancashire -2 4 £470 +44.50%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project.

1 92 (57.14%) Project Management
2 81 (50.31%) Finance
3 70 (43.48%) PRINCE2
4 67 (41.61%) MS Excel
4 67 (41.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (21.74%) Programme Management
6 34 (21.12%) MS Office
6 34 (21.12%) Microsoft
7 32 (19.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (19.88%) Degree
8 27 (16.77%) MS Visio
9 23 (14.29%) ITIL
10 22 (13.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 20 (12.42%) Manufacturing
11 20 (12.42%) Change Management
12 19 (11.80%) SharePoint
13 16 (9.94%) Telecoms
13 16 (9.94%) Change Control
13 16 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (8.70%) Life Science
14 14 (8.70%) Service Management
15 13 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (8.07%) Service Delivery
16 12 (7.45%) Risk Management
17 11 (6.83%) Banking
17 11 (6.83%) Retail
17 11 (6.83%) Oracle
18 10 (6.21%) SDLC
18 10 (6.21%) Matrix Management
18 10 (6.21%) SAP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (11.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.24%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.24%) IIS
2 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.62%) Confluence
3 1 (0.62%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 67 (41.61%) MS Excel
1 67 (41.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 34 (21.12%) MS Office
3 27 (16.77%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.62%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.62%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) SAN
2 4 (2.48%) WAN
2 4 (2.48%) MPLS
2 4 (2.48%) 4G
3 2 (1.24%) Wireless
3 2 (1.24%) DHCP
3 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.24%) DNS
3 2 (1.24%) GSM
4 1 (0.62%) LAN
4 1 (0.62%) DMZ
4 1 (0.62%) NFC
4 1 (0.62%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.62%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.62%) MS Access
2 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.24%) JIRA
General
1 81 (50.31%) Finance
2 20 (12.42%) Manufacturing
3 16 (9.94%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.83%) Banking
4 11 (6.83%) Retail
5 9 (5.59%) Local Government
6 8 (4.97%) Marketing
7 6 (3.73%) Electronics
8 4 (2.48%) Billing
9 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.24%) Multimedia
10 2 (1.24%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.24%) Law
11 1 (0.62%) Legal
11 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (41.61%) Project Manager
2 21 (13.04%) Analyst
3 11 (6.83%) Coordinator
3 11 (6.83%) PMO Lead
4 7 (4.35%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 7 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
5 6 (3.73%) Business Analyst
5 6 (3.73%) Junior
5 6 (3.73%) Junior Project Manager
5 6 (3.73%) Project Officer
5 6 (3.73%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 5 (3.11%) Project Management Officer
6 5 (3.11%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (3.11%) Project Analyst
6 5 (3.11%) Project Planner
7 4 (2.48%) ICT Project Manager
8 3 (1.86%) Lean Practitioner
8 3 (1.86%) Oracle Analyst
8 3 (1.86%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.70%) Life Science
3 10 (6.21%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.59%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.73%) DTV
6 3 (1.86%) PMI
6 3 (1.86%) Derivative
7 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.62%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.86%) Windows
2 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (57.14%) Project Management
2 70 (43.48%) PRINCE2
3 35 (21.74%) Programme Management
4 32 (19.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (14.29%) ITIL
6 22 (13.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 20 (12.42%) Change Management
8 16 (9.94%) Change Control
9 14 (8.70%) Service Management
10 13 (8.07%) Service Delivery
10 13 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.45%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.21%) Matrix Management
12 10 (6.21%) SDLC
13 9 (5.59%) Migration
13 9 (5.59%) Resource Management
14 8 (4.97%) Supplier Management
14 8 (4.97%) Knowledge Management
15 7 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (4.35%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.48%) SQL
1 4 (2.48%) VBA
2 1 (0.62%) Java
2 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (19.88%) Degree
2 8 (4.97%) PMI Certification
3 7 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.11%) PMP
5 4 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.48%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.24%) APMP
8 1 (0.62%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) QA
2 4 (2.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.24%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (21.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.83%) Oracle
3 10 (6.21%) SAP
4 7 (4.35%) Remedy
5 6 (3.73%) Citrix
6 2 (1.24%) HP
6 2 (1.24%) NEC
6 2 (1.24%) ATG
6 2 (1.24%) VMware
7 1 (0.62%) Planview
7 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco
7 1 (0.62%) CA
7 1 (0.62%) BT
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