The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project Server over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 150 187 198
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.019% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.62% 0.11% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £938 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £928 £375 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £948 £375 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
MS Project Server
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
487 899 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.48% 17.49% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 661 722
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 19
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.45 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.00 £49.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

MS Project Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project Server across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Project Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MS Project Server
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project Server across the City of London region.

MS Project Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MS Project Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project Server.

1 8 (88.89%) MS Project
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Billing
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Confluence
5 2 (22.22%) Coverity
5 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
5 2 (22.22%) Artifactory
5 2 (22.22%) Black Duck
5 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow Development
6 1 (11.11%) Records Management

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MS Project Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Project
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Artifactory
1 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Billing
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) IT Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Senior IT Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Transformation Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Billing Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Billing Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Technology Services
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Testing Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
4 1 (11.11%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (11.11%) Records Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow Development
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) APMP
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) P3O
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (22.22%) Black Duck
2 2 (22.22%) Coverity
3 1 (11.11%) SAP