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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 562 509 494
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 30 64 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.32% 0.74% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 46 20
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£300 £400 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +12.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £243 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £483 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £380 £268
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +41.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9357 8685 7881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.41% 17.84% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6027 5300 4509
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 344 407
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £11.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -13.15%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -19 12 £280 -13.84%
London -25 12 £388 -8.82% 3
South West -4 4 £265 -33.75%
East of England 0 2 £280 -30.00% 2
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MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 55 (87.30%) MS Project
2 42 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 32 (50.79%) Microsoft
4 26 (41.27%) Project Management
5 24 (38.10%) Finance
6 21 (33.33%) Change Management
7 20 (31.75%) MS PowerPoint
8 19 (30.16%) MS Office
8 19 (30.16%) PRINCE2
9 16 (25.40%) Project Planning
10 15 (23.81%) SharePoint
11 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (17.46%) SAP
12 11 (17.46%) Coaching
13 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
13 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
14 8 (12.70%) SQL
14 8 (12.70%) Risk Assessment
14 8 (12.70%) Programme Management
15 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (9.52%) Windows
15 6 (9.52%) PRINCE
15 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
15 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
15 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
16 5 (7.94%) Scrum
16 5 (7.94%) Migration
16 5 (7.94%) Degree

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 15 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.17%) Lync
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.59%) LiveLink
Applications
1 55 (87.30%) MS Project
2 42 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 20 (31.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (30.16%) MS Office
5 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Changepoint
2 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Intranet
1 2 (3.17%) Firewall
1 2 (3.17%) DHCP
1 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) SAN
2 1 (1.59%) Wireless
2 1 (1.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Project Manager
2 12 (19.05%) Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Planning Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Project Planner
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Portfolio Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Project Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Programme Planner
7 2 (3.17%) PMO Manager
7 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.17%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Systems Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Senior Planning Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Project Support Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
1 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.76%) FMCG
3 2 (3.17%) Blog
3 2 (3.17%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.17%) Equities
4 1 (1.59%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.59%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Project Management
2 21 (33.33%) Change Management
3 19 (30.16%) PRINCE2
4 16 (25.40%) Project Planning
5 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (17.46%) Coaching
7 8 (12.70%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (12.70%) Programme Management
8 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.52%) PRINCE
8 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.94%) Migration
9 5 (7.94%) Scrum
10 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.35%) CRM
10 4 (6.35%) Earned Value Management
10 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (4.76%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) VBA
3 3 (4.76%) C
3 3 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
1 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) PMP
3 4 (6.35%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.17%) MCP
4 2 (3.17%) MCSE
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CISA
5 1 (1.59%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) P3O
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 32 (50.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) SAP
3 4 (6.35%) Planview
3 4 (6.35%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) VMware
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle