Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 130 111
Rank change year-on-year +7 -19 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 16 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.55% 0.71% 1.19%
As % of the Applications category 8.70% 12.77% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 25
Manchester median daily rate £443 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.00% -10.71% +5.00%
10th Percentile £212 £233 £310
90th Percentile £491 £590 £488
North West median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £31.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +26.24% +47.84%

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 184 188 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.36% 5.53% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 97 210
Manchester median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £157 £116 £135
90th Percentile £500 £488 £450
North West median daily rate £336 £345 £325
% change year-on-year -2.54% +6.15% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 28
Manchester median hourly rate £14.50 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% - -2.89%
10th Percentile £10.91 £11.25 £9.85
90th Percentile £21.30 £16.05 £21.15
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.94% -7.35% +10.39%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 - 1
Microsoft Project
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 12 (75.00%) Project Management
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
3 7 (43.75%) Virtual Team
4 6 (37.50%) Virtual Team Management
4 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
4 6 (37.50%) Matrix Management
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Strategic Thinking
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Change Management
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Banking
7 3 (18.75%) PMO
8 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 2 (12.50%) Capita
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (12.50%) GDPR
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
9 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (6.25%) SAP
9 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (6.25%) Ariba
9 1 (6.25%) SAP BW

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 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BPC
1 1 (6.25%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) GDPR Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Planner
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
3 6 (37.50%) Matrix Management
3 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 6 (37.50%) Virtual Team Management
4 5 (31.25%) Strategic Thinking
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Critical Success Factor
8 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Data Management
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
8 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PMO
2 2 (12.50%) GDPR
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Capita
3 1 (6.25%) Ariba
3 1 (6.25%) Concur
3 1 (6.25%) SAP