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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 204 193 222
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.064% 0.025%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 0.39% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £383 £513 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.36% +36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+53.06% +96.00%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1098 1029 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.01% 16.51% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 698 753
Average daily rate £385 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Project Server
London

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 18 April 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 10 (83.33%) MS Project
2 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) Information Management
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (25.00%) Data Management
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) C
7 2 (16.67%) MCP
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 2 (16.67%) Document Management
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Project
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Information Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) R
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP