The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 24 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 Scotland 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 117 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 10 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.57% 0.98% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate £405 £275 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.27% -31.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +96.00%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
389 409 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.80% 17.22% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 213 204
Average daily rate £371 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £12.20 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.34 £27.90 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
MS Project Server
UK

MS Project Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MS Project Server Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MS Project Server
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MS Project Server Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MS Project Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MS Project Server Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (100.00%) MS Project
2 10 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (83.33%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (83.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) InfoPath
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (58.33%) SLA
4 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (58.33%) OO
4 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 7 (58.33%) C#
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) IIS
5 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (50.00%) Workflow
6 4 (33.33%) Project Management
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (8.33%) Finance
9 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (83.33%) SharePoint
1 10 (83.33%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (58.33%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (100.00%) MS Project
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) InfoPath
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
1 7 (58.33%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft