The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 28 March 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.17% - 0.55%
As % of the Applications category 19.44% - 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £480 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £366 £365
% change year-on-year -4.37% +0.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £39.34 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.96% +74.84%  

MS 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 Merseyside with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 36 25 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 11.18% 7.37% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 14
Median daily rate £465 £350 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.85% +23.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Median hourly rate £16.18 £10.65 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.92% -18.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing MS Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in Merseyside

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Merseyside

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in Merseyside over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in Merseyside

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Merseyside

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 7 £495 - 2
Bootle - 1 £465 -
MS Project
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
6 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
6 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Programme Governance
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) PMO
6 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
6 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 1 (11.11%) Line Management
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (11.11%) Acronis
7 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy

MS Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) EDMS
1 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) CRM Manager
3 2 (22.22%) CRM Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
4 1 (11.11%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) MiFID Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (11.11%) LIMS
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PMO
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) GMP
2 1 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Acronis
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
Liverpool, Merseyside
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