The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 18 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 South West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 127 121 134
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 17 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.086% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.49% 0.52% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 9
Average daily rate £406 £365 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% +65.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £365 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £365 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+53.06% +96.00%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
683 388 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.62% 16.68% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 238 329
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Project Server
England

MS Project Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MS Project Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MS Project Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MS Project Server Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MS Project Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Project Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

MS Project Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MS Project Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MS Project Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 18 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
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Devon - 8 £368 -
Wiltshire - 5 £413 -
MS Project Server
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MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (60.87%) SharePoint
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) MS Project
2 13 (56.52%) PowerShell
2 13 (56.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
5 9 (39.13%) C#
5 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
6 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
7 7 (30.43%) WCF
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (30.43%) MVC
7 7 (30.43%) Web Services
7 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
7 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
8 6 (26.09%) ITIL
8 6 (26.09%) Change Management
8 6 (26.09%) CMMI
8 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (26.09%) PMI
8 6 (26.09%) PMI Certification
8 6 (26.09%) Project Management
8 6 (26.09%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (26.09%) QA
8 6 (26.09%) P3O
8 6 (26.09%) Programme Management

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (60.87%) SharePoint
2 13 (56.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) MS Project
2 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) SharePoint Developer
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Project Planner
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Assistant Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) WCF
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) MVC
1 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
2 6 (26.09%) CMMI
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (26.09%) Programme Management
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow
3 4 (17.39%) Change Control
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
4 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) PowerShell
2 9 (39.13%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (26.09%) PMI Certification
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (17.39%) MCTS
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
1 6 (26.09%) P3O
2 2 (8.70%) ISO 14001
2 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Primavera