Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Microsoft Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Project
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 81 82
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 10 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.86% 0.40% 0.77%
As % of the Applications category 8.62% 4.59% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £375 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -27.88% +89.09%
10th Percentile £289 £363 £493
90th Percentile £535 £388 £530
North West median daily rate £360 £425 £395
% change year-on-year -15.29% +7.59% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £24.56 -
% change year-on-year +42.51% - -

Microsoft Project is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 116 109 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.95% 8.71% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 70 90
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £330 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -9.28% +11.92%
10th Percentile £156 £169 £129
90th Percentile £450 £488 £530
North West median daily rate £325 £335 £345
% change year-on-year -2.99% -2.90% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +13.73% +6.25%
10th Percentile £14.29 £11.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.34 £18.65 £21.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.46 £16.00
% change year-on-year +21.02% -9.63% -8.57%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Cheshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Project in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Cheshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Cheshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Cheshire

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -4 4 £300 -
Crewe - 2 £463 -
Warrington 0 1 £275 -
Microsoft Project
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) PMI
6 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
6 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Trello

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Finacle
1 1 (10.00%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
1 2 (20.00%) Trello
2 1 (10.00%) Google Drive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Project Planner
3 2 (20.00%) Product Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Product Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Gantt Chart
5 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) Product Breakdown Structure
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (10.00%) SAP