Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 67 98
Rank change year-on-year -24 +31 -30
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 6 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.46% 0.96% 1.15%
As % of the Applications category 5.71% 12.20% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 14
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £619 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.43% +106.25% -14.29%
10th Percentile £269 £596 £167
90th Percentile £469 £637 £445
North West median daily rate £356 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -20.83% +28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - £42.48 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +88.78% -18.18%
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £42.48 £40.00
% change year-on-year -61.15% +6.19% +52.03%

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 105 82 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.98% 7.87% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 46 97
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £318 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.24% +5.83% -
10th Percentile £150 £105 £185
90th Percentile £508 £419 £440
North West median daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year +12.00% -0.79% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 14
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +36.00% -12.28%
10th Percentile £11.38 £10.50 £9.53
90th Percentile £17.75 £43.91 £14.00
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £16.18 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.63% -7.54% +25.00%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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
Crewe -23 1 £400 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £325 -
Warrington - 1 £525 -
Wilmslow - 1 £250 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £325 -
Microsoft Project
North West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) PMO
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) SEO
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) NHS

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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) PMO Planner
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Clinical Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) CMS Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Agile Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) SEO
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle