Period
to 23 April 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 23 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 > Manchester
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 113 103
Rank change year-on-year -27 -10 -47
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 15 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.50% 0.90% 1.09%
As % of the Applications category 7.77% 11.42% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 28
Manchester median daily rate £335 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £262 £213 £305
90th Percentile £448 £615 £508
North West median daily rate £363 £450 £358
% change year-on-year -19.44% +25.87% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 - £40.00
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 Manchester with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 193 219 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.43% 7.85% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 112 162
Manchester median daily rate £335 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £156 £125 £125
90th Percentile £488 £475 £500
North West median daily rate £350 £313 £320
% change year-on-year +12.00% -2.34% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 20
Manchester median hourly rate £14.03 £19.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.17% +39.76% +4.58%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.85 £9.18
90th Percentile £21.50 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £16.18 £16.93
% change year-on-year -10.63% -4.43% +20.93%

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 23 April 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 23 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
Stockport - 4 £444 - 2
Salford +1 1 £300 -36.84%
Microsoft Project
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (26.67%) PMO
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Office 365
6 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (6.67%) WebEx
6 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (6.67%) XenApp

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 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (6.67%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Planner
4 1 (6.67%) Senior PMO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Bomgar
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
2 1 (6.67%) Sophos
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec