Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 November 2017 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 37 37
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 2.01% 1.63%
As % of the Applications category - 30.00% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Chester median daily rate - £520 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +80.56% -29.76%
Cheshire median daily rate £369 £520 £288
% change year-on-year -29.09% +80.56% -29.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Chester median hourly rate - - £22.50
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 Chester with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 26 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 12.32% 6.69% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 11
Chester median daily rate £363 £411 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.75% +5.32% +4.00%
10th Percentile £155 £171 £283
90th Percentile £400 £530 £469
Cheshire median daily rate £316 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -9.64% +7.69% +20.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 8
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -4.11% -34.63%
10th Percentile £11.03 £17.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £18.70 £17.50 £30.63
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -14.75% +8.93% -9.68%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Chester

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Chester

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Chester