Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 78 86
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 19 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.48% 0.76% 0.87%
As % of the Applications category 14.18% 9.01% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 7
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £369 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.37% -29.09% +80.56%
10th Percentile £300 £293 £440
90th Percentile £498 £438 £530
North West median daily rate £364 £425 £393
% change year-on-year -14.41% +8.07% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £25.12 £20.39
% change year-on-year +29.38% +23.20% -35.06%

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 134 111 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.45% 8.41% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 69 91
Cheshire median daily rate £343 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.73% -10.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £152 £147 £123
90th Percentile £463 £425 £530
North West median daily rate £335 £335 £328
% change year-on-year - +2.29% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -14.75% +8.93%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.13 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.34 £19.00 £21.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £13.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year +26.26% -13.38% -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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 -6 10 £360 +20.00%
Crewe - 3 £475 -
Warrington -3 1 £275 -
Microsoft Project
North West

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Project Management
3 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) PMI Certification
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Project Planning
4 8 (42.11%) SDLC
5 7 (36.84%) Waterfall
5 7 (36.84%) Change Management
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) RUP
5 7 (36.84%) PRINCE
5 7 (36.84%) PMI
5 7 (36.84%) Unix
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL
6 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (26.32%) Supplier Management
7 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (21.05%) Banking
8 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence

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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Finacle
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Trello
2 2 (10.53%) Google Drive
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.79%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Project Manager
2 7 (36.84%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Project Planner
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Product Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Product Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Cutover Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) PMI
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Project Management
3 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (42.11%) Project Planning
4 8 (42.11%) SDLC
5 7 (36.84%) Change Management
5 7 (36.84%) PRINCE
5 7 (36.84%) RUP
5 7 (36.84%) Waterfall
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL
6 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (26.32%) Supplier Management
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
8 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
9 3 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
9 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
9 3 (15.79%) Machine Learning
9 3 (15.79%) Predictive Modelling
9 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) PMI Certification
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Google