The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project Server over the 3 months to 17 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.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 487 506 492
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 101 50 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.05% 0.60% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 20 46
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £503 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.96%
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9616 8285 9912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 17.34% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5878 4675 5362
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 412 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £39.72 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

MS Project Server
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MS Project Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MS Project Server
Daily Rate Trend

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

MS Project Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MS Project Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project Server within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

MS Project Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MS Project Server
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MS Project Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MS Project Server
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 17 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
England -1 79 £395 +10.48% 16
London -16 32 £400 -15.78% 9
South East -16 22 £340 +0.74% 3
South West -9 17 £406 +11.30%
Hampshire +6 14 £349 +34.03% 1
Scotland -9 10 £405 +47.27% 2
Devon - 8 £368 -
Plymouth - 7 £368 -
City of London -9 5 £350 -31.70% 4
Wiltshire - 5 £413 -
East of England - 5 £285 -
Oxfordshire +1 4 £220 -37.14%
Manchester -10 2 - - 3
North West -18 2 - - 3
Southampton -8 1 £400 +23.07%
Reading -11 1 - -
Berkshire -21 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £220 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 145 (83.33%) MS Project
2 118 (67.82%) Microsoft
3 108 (62.07%) SharePoint
4 76 (43.68%) Project Management
5 63 (36.21%) Security Cleared
6 60 (34.48%) MS Excel
7 53 (30.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 48 (27.59%) PRINCE2
9 44 (25.29%) SC Cleared
9 44 (25.29%) SharePoint Server
10 43 (24.71%) .NET
11 39 (22.41%) SQL Server
12 38 (21.84%) MS Office
12 38 (21.84%) C#
13 34 (19.54%) PowerShell
14 27 (15.52%) Windows
14 27 (15.52%) PMI Certification
15 26 (14.94%) SQL
15 26 (14.94%) Workflow
15 26 (14.94%) Programme Management
16 25 (14.37%) Visual Studio
17 24 (13.79%) Change Management
17 24 (13.79%) Project Planning
18 23 (13.22%) Portfolio Management
18 23 (13.22%) ITIL
19 21 (12.07%) OO
19 21 (12.07%) SLA
20 19 (10.92%) DV Cleared
20 19 (10.92%) QA
20 19 (10.92%) Windows SharePoint Services

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 108 (62.07%) SharePoint
2 53 (30.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 44 (25.29%) SharePoint Server
4 18 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (4.60%) IIS
6 2 (1.15%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.57%) SAS
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 145 (83.33%) MS Project
2 60 (34.48%) MS Excel
3 38 (21.84%) MS Office
4 15 (8.62%) InfoPath
5 14 (8.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (4.60%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Summit
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.90%) Intranet
2 6 (3.45%) Internet
3 5 (2.87%) SAN
4 3 (1.72%) Extranet
5 2 (1.15%) Firewall
5 2 (1.15%) NAS
5 2 (1.15%) IPv4
5 2 (1.15%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (9.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.60%) OLAP
5 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.15%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.15%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 25 (14.37%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (9.20%) Finance
2 7 (4.02%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.30%) Law
3 4 (2.30%) Legal
4 2 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (18.97%) Analyst
2 32 (18.39%) Developer
3 28 (16.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 21 (12.07%) Project Manager
5 15 (8.62%) PMO Analyst
6 12 (6.90%) Project Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Server Engineer
7 9 (5.17%) Architect
7 9 (5.17%) Administrator
8 8 (4.60%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.60%) Project Planner
9 7 (4.02%) SharePoint Architect
10 5 (2.87%) Server Specialist
11 4 (2.30%) Project Analyst
11 4 (2.30%) PMO Lead
11 4 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.30%) Consultant
11 4 (2.30%) Project Administrator
12 3 (1.72%) Technical Architect
12 3 (1.72%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.71%) .NET
2 19 (10.92%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 17 (9.77%) Web Services
4 13 (7.47%) XML
5 9 (5.17%) CSS
5 9 (5.17%) HTML
6 8 (4.60%) WCF
7 6 (3.45%) jQuery
7 6 (3.45%) XSLT
8 5 (2.87%) Ajax
8 5 (2.87%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.87%) WF
8 5 (2.87%) LINQ
9 4 (2.30%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.30%) NHibernate
10 2 (1.15%) SOAP
10 2 (1.15%) REST
10 2 (1.15%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.77%) PMI
2 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.30%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.30%) Taxonomies
3 3 (1.72%) Blog
3 3 (1.72%) Replication
3 3 (1.72%) iSeries
4 2 (1.15%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.15%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.57%) Social Network
5 1 (0.57%) FMCG
5 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.52%) Windows
2 14 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.72%) Solaris
4 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (43.68%) Project Management
2 48 (27.59%) PRINCE2
3 26 (14.94%) Workflow
3 26 (14.94%) Programme Management
4 24 (13.79%) Change Management
4 24 (13.79%) Project Planning
5 23 (13.22%) Portfolio Management
5 23 (13.22%) ITIL
6 21 (12.07%) OO
7 18 (10.34%) Change Control
8 16 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (8.62%) Risk Management
10 14 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (6.90%) CMMI
11 12 (6.90%) Configuration Management
12 11 (6.32%) MVC
13 10 (5.75%) Business Process Improvement
13 10 (5.75%) Dependency Management
14 9 (5.17%) Migration
14 9 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.84%) C#
2 34 (19.54%) PowerShell
3 26 (14.94%) SQL
4 9 (5.17%) Java
5 8 (4.60%) VB
6 7 (4.02%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.72%) C
8 1 (0.57%) R
8 1 (0.57%) PHP
8 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (36.21%) Security Cleared
2 44 (25.29%) SC Cleared
3 27 (15.52%) PMI Certification
4 19 (10.92%) DV Cleared
5 17 (9.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (7.47%) PMP
9 11 (6.32%) Degree
10 8 (4.60%) MCTS
11 3 (1.72%) ISEB
11 3 (1.72%) MCP
12 2 (1.15%) MCSE
12 2 (1.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.07%) SLA
2 19 (10.92%) QA
3 12 (6.90%) P3O
4 2 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 118 (67.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.60%) VMware
3 5 (2.87%) HP
4 4 (2.30%) SAP
5 3 (1.72%) Citrix
5 3 (1.72%) Planview
6 2 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.57%) Primavera
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle
7 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
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