The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 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 / Macclesfield
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield - 2.08% 1.54%
As % of the Applications category - 14.29% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +100.00%  
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 Macclesfield with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Macclesfield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2 7 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 5.71% 14.58% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £393 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Macclesfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Macclesfield 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 Macclesfield

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Macclesfield