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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 193 204 196
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.059% 0.065%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £401 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £440
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -21.59%
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
974 1205 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.26% 17.73% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 855 763
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 48
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -20.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £23.70 £55.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 2014.

MS Project Server Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Earned Value Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) R
6 1 (12.50%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2013
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Programme Planner
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Programme Planner
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planner
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
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%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) R
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
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 5 (62.50%) Microsoft