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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 41 32
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 0.45% 1.44%
As % of the Applications category - 6.25% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £269 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -46.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £373
% change year-on-year +13.63% -11.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year +11.64% -28.34%  

Microsoft Project is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 12 16 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 8.63% 7.21% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 7
Median daily rate £125 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.96% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft