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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 133 107 123
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.42% 0.92% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.79% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £270 £350
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
494 326 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.16% 15.30% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 209 312
Average daily rate £330 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 18
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £16.85 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
MS Project Server
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (90.91%) MS Project
2 14 (63.64%) PRINCE2
3 11 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (50.00%) PMI
3 11 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 11 (50.00%) Change Management
3 11 (50.00%) CMMI
3 11 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 11 (50.00%) QA
3 11 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
3 11 (50.00%) P3O
4 8 (36.36%) Project Management
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
6 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (18.18%) Change Control
7 4 (18.18%) MCTS
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (18.18%) Workflow
7 4 (18.18%) Intranet
8 3 (13.64%) Primavera
8 3 (13.64%) Validation
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (13.64%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (90.91%) MS Project
2 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Project Planner
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Transition Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Document Controller
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Assistant Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) PRINCE2
2 11 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 11 (50.00%) CMMI
2 11 (50.00%) Change Management
2 11 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 11 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 4 (18.18%) Change Control
5 3 (13.64%) Validation
5 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 11 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (18.18%) MCTS
4 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) QA
1 11 (50.00%) P3O
2 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
2 3 (13.64%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Primavera