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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 199 208 197
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.042% 0.062%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £454 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +39.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £417 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £491 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £419
% change year-on-year
-7.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.61
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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
986 1263 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.93% 17.77% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 896 784
Average daily rate £385 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 32
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £28.80 £44.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

MS Project Server Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MS Project Server
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) MS Project
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Earned Value Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) DAO
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Project
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Programme Planner
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Programme Planner
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planner
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Earned Value Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle