The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 203 220 216
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.014% 0.064%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.086% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £270 £350
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
995 1166 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.87% 16.41% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 791 915
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £576 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 57 38
Average hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% -12.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £59.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
MS Project Server
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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 25 July 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 7 (87.50%) MS Project
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Document Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) PMP
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
5 1 (12.50%) BCP
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Project
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planner
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Planner
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Document Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Metadata Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
3 1 (12.50%) VMware