Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 21 January 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 > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 128 115
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 18 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.65% 0.80% 1.20%
As % of the Applications category 10.40% 12.32% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 23
Manchester median daily rate £443 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £212 £235 £309
90th Percentile £491 £585 £488
North West median daily rate £425 £395 £381
% change year-on-year +7.59% +3.81% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Manchester median hourly rate - - £40.00
North West median hourly rate £24.56 - £40.00

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 Manchester with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 173 203 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.23% 6.47% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 100 186
Manchester median daily rate £325 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.89% +1.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £168 £110 £138
90th Percentile £494 £475 £450
North West median daily rate £335 £345 £325
% change year-on-year -2.90% +6.15% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 25
Manchester median hourly rate £14.00 £13.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.98% -9.37% +10.72%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.10 £9.70
90th Percentile £20.25 £17.40 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -9.63% -8.57% +13.27%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Manchester

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Manchester

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Manchester

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Manchester

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Stockport - 3 £475 -
Microsoft Project
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 14 (77.78%) Project Management
2 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
4 7 (38.89%) Virtual Team
5 6 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
5 6 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 6 (33.33%) Matrix Management
6 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (27.78%) Strategic Thinking
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (16.67%) Change Management
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (16.67%) PMO
9 2 (11.11%) GDPR
9 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 2 (11.11%) Capita
9 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 2 (11.11%) Banking
9 2 (11.11%) Scrum
10 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
10 1 (5.56%) SAP
10 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BPC
1 1 (5.56%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) GDPR Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior PMO
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
3 6 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 6 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 6 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) Strategic Thinking
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) EAM
7 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) PMO
2 2 (11.11%) GDPR
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Capita
3 1 (5.56%) Ariba
3 1 (5.56%) Concur
3 1 (5.56%) SAP