The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 491 482 478
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 75 47 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.83% 0.61% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 42
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £510 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £328 £363
% change year-on-year
+20.91% -9.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% +96.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+53.06% +96.00%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8985 7697 9111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.16% 17.53% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5536 4430 5046
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 395 414
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
MS Project Server
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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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -24 28 £400 -15.78% 9
South East -11 22 £340 +0.74% 3
South West 0 17 £406 +22.18%
East of England - 5 £285 -
North West -21 2 - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 117 (81.25%) MS Project
2 104 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 86 (59.72%) SharePoint
4 67 (46.53%) Project Management
5 52 (36.11%) Security Cleared
6 47 (32.64%) MS Excel
7 46 (31.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 42 (29.17%) PRINCE2
9 35 (24.31%) MS Office
9 35 (24.31%) .NET
10 34 (23.61%) SC Cleared
11 32 (22.22%) PowerShell
11 32 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
12 30 (20.83%) C#
13 29 (20.14%) SQL Server
14 25 (17.36%) Visual Studio
15 24 (16.67%) Project Planning
16 22 (15.28%) PMI Certification
17 20 (13.89%) Programme Management
18 19 (13.19%) Windows
18 19 (13.19%) DV Cleared
19 17 (11.81%) Workflow
20 16 (11.11%) Change Management
20 16 (11.11%) Change Control
21 15 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 15 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
21 15 (10.42%) Finance
21 15 (10.42%) Risk Management
21 15 (10.42%) SQL
22 14 (9.72%) OO

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 86 (59.72%) SharePoint
2 46 (31.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 32 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (9.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) SAS
5 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 117 (81.25%) MS Project
2 47 (32.64%) MS Excel
3 35 (24.31%) MS Office
4 15 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (6.25%) MS Visio
6 8 (5.56%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.39%) Summit
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.94%) Intranet
2 6 (4.17%) Internet
3 5 (3.47%) SAN
4 3 (2.08%) Extranet
5 2 (1.39%) NAS
5 2 (1.39%) Firewall
5 2 (1.39%) IPv4
5 2 (1.39%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (5.56%) OLAP
6 2 (1.39%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (17.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (10.42%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.78%) Law
3 4 (2.78%) Legal
4 2 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (19.44%) Analyst
2 24 (16.67%) Developer
3 21 (14.58%) SharePoint Developer
4 15 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 14 (9.72%) PMO Analyst
6 9 (6.25%) Project Engineer
6 9 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Administrator
7 8 (5.56%) Project Planner
8 7 (4.86%) Architect
9 6 (4.17%) SharePoint Architect
9 6 (4.17%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) Server Specialist
11 4 (2.78%) Project Administrator
12 3 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.08%) Programmer
12 3 (2.08%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.08%) Consultant
12 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Specialist
12 3 (2.08%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (24.31%) .NET
2 13 (9.03%) XML
3 10 (6.94%) Web Services
4 9 (6.25%) CSS
4 9 (6.25%) HTML
5 8 (5.56%) WCF
6 7 (4.86%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 6 (4.17%) jQuery
7 6 (4.17%) XSLT
8 5 (3.47%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.47%) WF
8 5 (3.47%) LINQ
8 5 (3.47%) Ajax
9 4 (2.78%) NHibernate
9 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.08%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.39%) Gherkin
11 2 (1.39%) REST
11 2 (1.39%) SOAP
12 1 (0.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) PMI
2 4 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.08%) Replication
3 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.08%) iSeries
4 2 (1.39%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.69%) Social Media
5 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.69%) Blog
5 1 (0.69%) Social Network
5 1 (0.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.19%) Windows
2 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (46.53%) Project Management
2 42 (29.17%) PRINCE2
3 24 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 20 (13.89%) Programme Management
5 17 (11.81%) Workflow
6 16 (11.11%) Change Management
6 16 (11.11%) Change Control
7 15 (10.42%) Risk Management
8 14 (9.72%) OO
8 14 (9.72%) ITIL
8 14 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (9.72%) Portfolio Management
9 12 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 11 (7.64%) MVC
11 10 (6.94%) Dependency Management
12 9 (6.25%) Migration
13 8 (5.56%) OOP
14 7 (4.86%) Earned Value Management
15 6 (4.17%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 30 (20.83%) C#
3 15 (10.42%) SQL
4 9 (6.25%) Java
5 8 (5.56%) VB
6 3 (2.08%) C
6 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.69%) PHP
7 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 34 (23.61%) SC Cleared
3 22 (15.28%) PMI Certification
4 19 (13.19%) DV Cleared
5 15 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (9.72%) PMP
7 11 (7.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (4.86%) Degree
10 5 (3.47%) MCTS
11 4 (2.78%) ISEB
12 3 (2.08%) MCP
13 2 (1.39%) MCITP
13 2 (1.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.03%) QA
2 11 (7.64%) SLA
3 6 (4.17%) P3O
4 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.39%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 104 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.56%) VMware
3 5 (3.47%) HP
4 4 (2.78%) SAP
5 3 (2.08%) Citrix
6 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle
7 1 (0.69%) Primavera
7 1 (0.69%) Planview
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