The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 519 519 514
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 64 46 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 0.55% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 35
Average daily rate
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£410 £383 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.11% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £351 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
- -5.74%
MS Project Server
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9311 8370 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 17.39% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5632 4982 5443
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 358 441
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

MS Project Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MS Project Server Jobs Demand Trend in England

MS Project Server
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MS Project Server Daily Rate Trend in England

MS Project Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project Server across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MS Project Server Daily Rate Histogram in England

MS Project Server
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project Server across the England region.

MS Project Server Hourly Rate Trend in England

MS Project Server
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project Server within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +34 33 £425 +1.25% 2
South East -16 15 £350 -8.55% 4
North West -10 8 £410 +105.00%
South West -36 4 £380 +1.33% 1
East of England - 2 £355 -
West Midlands -12 1 £213 -
MS Project Server
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MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 105 (88.98%) MS Project
2 67 (56.78%) Microsoft
3 54 (45.76%) MS Excel
4 46 (38.98%) Project Management
5 45 (38.14%) SharePoint
6 30 (25.42%) Change Management
6 30 (25.42%) Security Cleared
7 29 (24.58%) PRINCE2
8 28 (23.73%) Project Planning
9 26 (22.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 25 (21.19%) MS Office
11 22 (18.64%) SAP
12 19 (16.10%) SQL Server
12 19 (16.10%) MS PowerPoint
13 18 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (15.25%) Windows
14 16 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (13.56%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (12.71%) PMI Certification
15 15 (12.71%) Degree
16 14 (11.86%) Programme Management
17 13 (11.02%) PMI
18 12 (10.17%) ITIL
18 12 (10.17%) Finance
18 12 (10.17%) SC Cleared
19 11 (9.32%) DV Cleared
19 11 (9.32%) SLA
19 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
20 9 (7.63%) Waterfall
20 9 (7.63%) Portfolio Management

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 45 (38.14%) SharePoint
2 26 (22.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (5.93%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Foundation
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 105 (88.98%) MS Project
2 54 (45.76%) MS Excel
3 25 (21.19%) MS Office
4 19 (16.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (5.08%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Summit
2 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.85%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.85%) DHCP
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) SAN
2 1 (0.85%) Extranet
2 1 (0.85%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.69%) OLAP
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 12 (10.17%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.39%) Legal
4 2 (1.69%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Law
4 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (18.64%) Analyst
1 22 (18.64%) Project Manager
2 14 (11.86%) Consultant
3 11 (9.32%) Project Consultant
4 10 (8.47%) Server Specialist
4 10 (8.47%) Planning Manager
5 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Specialist
5 9 (7.63%) PMO Analyst
5 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Consultant
6 8 (6.78%) Programme Planner
7 5 (4.24%) SAP Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Project Planner
8 4 (3.39%) Administrator
8 4 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.39%) SAP Project Manager
9 3 (2.54%) Programme Analyst
9 3 (2.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.54%) Report Analyst
9 3 (2.54%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (2.54%) .NET
2 3 (2.54%) Web Services
3 2 (1.69%) XSLT
4 1 (0.85%) jQuery
4 1 (0.85%) DAO
4 1 (0.85%) HTML
4 1 (0.85%) XML
4 1 (0.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.02%) PMI
2 6 (5.08%) Taxonomies
3 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.54%) FMCG
5 2 (1.69%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.69%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.85%) iSeries
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.25%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.85%) Solaris
3 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.98%) Project Management
2 30 (25.42%) Change Management
3 29 (24.58%) PRINCE2
4 28 (23.73%) Project Planning
5 18 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (13.56%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (11.86%) Programme Management
8 12 (10.17%) ITIL
9 9 (7.63%) Waterfall
9 9 (7.63%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (6.78%) Document Management
10 8 (6.78%) Performance Management
11 7 (5.93%) Metadata Management
11 7 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.93%) Earned Value Management
11 7 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (5.93%) Business Analysis
11 7 (5.93%) Validation
12 6 (5.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.63%) SQL
2 4 (3.39%) VBA
3 3 (2.54%) C#
4 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (25.42%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.71%) PMI Certification
2 15 (12.71%) Degree
3 12 (10.17%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.32%) DV Cleared
5 7 (5.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.54%) PMP
7 2 (1.69%) ISEB
7 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) SLA
2 9 (7.63%) QA
3 7 (5.93%) P3O
4 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.69%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (56.78%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.64%) SAP
3 8 (6.78%) HP
4 5 (4.24%) Primavera
5 3 (2.54%) Planview
5 3 (2.54%) Tableau
6 2 (1.69%) VMware
7 1 (0.85%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.85%) Capita
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle
7 1 (0.85%) Citrix