Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 120 104
Rank change year-on-year -21 -16 -42
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 16 20 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.49% 0.71% 1.28%
As % of the Applications category 7.77% 8.70% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 34
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £281 £203 £303
90th Percentile £475 £544 £500
North West median daily rate £374 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.63% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
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% +45.45%

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 206 230 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.36% 8.16% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 121 139
Manchester median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% +10.67%
10th Percentile £125 £113 £137
90th Percentile £463 £500 £528
North West median daily rate £341 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 15
Manchester median hourly rate £13.57 £21.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.40% +55.56% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.68 £10.62 £9.18
90th Percentile £24.65 £40.00 £30.60
North West median hourly rate £14.25 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.39% -13.75% +33.33%

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 July 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 July 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 - 5 £413 -
Salford 0 1 £300 -36.84%
Microsoft Project
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Project Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Office 365
6 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) PMO
6 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (6.25%) GDPR
7 1 (6.25%) ITSM

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (6.25%) WebEx
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Project Planner
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Planner
4 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Manager
5 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Deskside Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Planner
5 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) Project Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (6.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Bomgar
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) MobileIron
2 1 (6.25%) Sophos
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec