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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 527 459 463
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 29 71 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.35% 0.91% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 40 27
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£398 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £330 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £365 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
8318 7835 7612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.01% 17.61% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 4759 4369
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 320 414
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.32 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 0 18 £425 +13.33%
South East -52 6 £375 +4.89% 2
East of England - 3 £300 -
North West -7 1 £425 -
South West -30 1 £325 -26.96%
Yorkshire - - - -
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MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 71 (83.53%) MS Project
2 60 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 45 (52.94%) MS Excel
4 37 (43.53%) PRINCE2
5 34 (40.00%) Project Management
6 29 (34.12%) SharePoint
7 27 (31.76%) Security Cleared
8 26 (30.59%) Project Planning
9 23 (27.06%) Finance
10 20 (23.53%) SC Cleared
11 18 (21.18%) MS PowerPoint
12 16 (18.82%) Windows
13 13 (15.29%) MS Office
13 13 (15.29%) Change Management
14 12 (14.12%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (12.94%) PMI Certification
16 10 (11.76%) PMI
16 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
16 10 (11.76%) Earned Value Management
17 9 (10.59%) Portfolio Management
17 9 (10.59%) ITIL
17 9 (10.59%) HP
18 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
18 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (9.41%) P3O
19 7 (8.24%) Coaching
19 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
19 7 (8.24%) QA
19 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
19 7 (8.24%) C#

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 29 (34.12%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 71 (83.53%) MS Project
2 45 (52.94%) MS Excel
3 18 (21.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (15.29%) MS Office
5 7 (8.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) HTTP
1 1 (1.18%) PPP
1 1 (1.18%) Intranet
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
1 1 (1.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.18%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
4 3 (3.53%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (11.76%) Analyst
3 7 (8.24%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (5.88%) Consultant
4 5 (5.88%) Developer
4 5 (5.88%) Project Planner
5 4 (4.71%) PMO Manager
5 4 (4.71%) Project Consultant
5 4 (4.71%) Programme Office Support
6 3 (3.53%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (3.53%) Server Specialist
6 3 (3.53%) Programme Planner
6 3 (3.53%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (3.53%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.53%) Programme Manager
6 3 (3.53%) Planning Manager
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) .NET
2 6 (7.06%) Web Services
3 4 (4.71%) WCF
4 2 (2.35%) XML
4 2 (2.35%) XSLT
4 2 (2.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (1.18%) COM
5 1 (1.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) PMI
2 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) FMCG
5 1 (1.18%) GIS
5 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.18%) Equities
5 1 (1.18%) Life Science
5 1 (1.18%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) PRINCE2
2 34 (40.00%) Project Management
3 26 (30.59%) Project Planning
4 13 (15.29%) Change Management
5 10 (11.76%) Earned Value Management
6 9 (10.59%) Portfolio Management
6 9 (10.59%) ITIL
7 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.24%) Coaching
9 6 (7.06%) Programme Management
9 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.06%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (4.71%) MVC
11 4 (4.71%) Critical Path Analysis
11 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.71%) Validation
11 4 (4.71%) Migration
11 4 (4.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.24%) C#
2 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.18%) SQL
4 1 (1.18%) VBA
4 1 (1.18%) R
4 1 (1.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (31.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.94%) PMI Certification
4 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (7.06%) APMP
4 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.88%) ISEB
6 3 (3.53%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (3.53%) Degree
6 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) CAPM
7 1 (1.18%) PMP
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.18%) HNC
7 1 (1.18%) HND
7 1 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) P3O
2 7 (8.24%) QA
3 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 3 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.18%) COREP
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) HP
3 6 (7.06%) SAP
4 4 (4.71%) Primavera
5 3 (3.53%) Adobe
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle
6 2 (2.35%) VMware
7 1 (1.18%) Planview
7 1 (1.18%) Riverbed