The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 542 458 485
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +27
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 39 108 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 1.21% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 68 28
Average daily rate
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£387 £384 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £312 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £454 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £377 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.38% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +53.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9409 8894 8157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.56% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5772 5264 4579
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 304 411
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.06 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.46 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 4 March 2015.

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 23 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 4 March 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
England -66 32 £438 +16.66% 11
London -23 14 £450 +13.20% 3
South East -54 8 £373 +4.12% 6
Berkshire +3 3 - - 1
Hampshire -40 3 £375 +4.89% 1
Reading - 3 - -
Hook -16 2 £387 +8.09%
East of England +1 1 £300 +5.26%
Oxfordshire -18 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Guildford - - - -
South West - - - -

MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 91 (81.98%) MS Project
2 78 (70.27%) Microsoft
3 70 (63.06%) MS Excel
4 45 (40.54%) SharePoint
5 44 (39.64%) PRINCE2
5 44 (39.64%) Project Management
6 37 (33.33%) Finance
7 35 (31.53%) Security Cleared
8 30 (27.03%) SC Cleared
9 27 (24.32%) C#
10 26 (23.42%) Project Planning
10 26 (23.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
11 23 (20.72%) MS PowerPoint
12 19 (17.12%) VBA
13 18 (16.22%) SQL
13 18 (16.22%) Change Management
13 18 (16.22%) InfoPath
14 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (15.32%) Management Information System
15 15 (13.51%) Visual Studio
16 14 (12.61%) MS Office
16 14 (12.61%) Earned Value Management
17 13 (11.71%) PMI Certification
18 12 (10.81%) .NET
19 11 (9.91%) Programme Management
19 11 (9.91%) Portfolio Management
20 9 (8.11%) Business Analysis
20 9 (8.11%) Telecoms
20 9 (8.11%) ITIL

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 45 (40.54%) SharePoint
2 26 (23.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (7.21%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (4.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 91 (81.98%) MS Project
2 70 (63.06%) MS Excel
3 23 (20.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (16.22%) InfoPath
5 14 (12.61%) MS Office
6 9 (8.11%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Changepoint
2 2 (1.80%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.90%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) Intranet
2 1 (0.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) PPP
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.90%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.50%) JIRA
3 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.41%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.70%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (18.92%) Developer
2 18 (16.22%) Project Manager
3 13 (11.71%) Analyst
4 9 (8.11%) PMO Analyst
4 9 (8.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Project Planner
6 7 (6.31%) Tools Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Planning Manager
8 4 (3.60%) Programme Planner
8 4 (3.60%) Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.60%) PMO Manager
8 4 (3.60%) Programme Office Support
9 3 (2.70%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Project Consultant
9 3 (2.70%) Programme Manager
9 3 (2.70%) Coordinator
9 3 (2.70%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.70%) Applications Support
9 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.81%) .NET
2 6 (5.41%) Web Services
3 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.60%) WCF
5 3 (2.70%) CSS
6 2 (1.80%) HTML
6 2 (1.80%) jQuery
6 2 (1.80%) HTML5
6 2 (1.80%) CSS3
7 1 (0.90%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.90%) COM
7 1 (0.90%) XML
7 1 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.21%) PMI
3 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.70%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.70%) Equities
4 3 (2.70%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.80%) Blog
5 2 (1.80%) FMCG
6 1 (0.90%) Life Science
6 1 (0.90%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.21%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.64%) PRINCE2
1 44 (39.64%) Project Management
2 26 (23.42%) Project Planning
3 18 (16.22%) Change Management
4 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.61%) Earned Value Management
6 11 (9.91%) Programme Management
6 11 (9.91%) Portfolio Management
7 9 (8.11%) Business Analysis
7 9 (8.11%) ITIL
8 8 (7.21%) Migration
8 8 (7.21%) Coaching
9 7 (6.31%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (5.41%) Scrum
11 5 (4.50%) UML
11 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.60%) Critical Path Analysis
12 4 (3.60%) MVC
12 4 (3.60%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.32%) C#
2 19 (17.12%) VBA
3 18 (16.22%) SQL
4 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.90%) R
6 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.90%) Java
6 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (31.53%) Security Cleared
2 30 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.71%) PMI Certification
4 7 (6.31%) Degree
5 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (5.41%) APMP
5 6 (5.41%) VCP4
6 5 (4.50%) PMP
6 5 (4.50%) ISEB
7 4 (3.60%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.90%) CAPM
9 1 (0.90%) HNC
9 1 (0.90%) HND
9 1 (0.90%) MCSE
9 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) P3O
2 7 (6.31%) QA
3 3 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.90%) COREP
4 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) HP
2 8 (7.21%) SAP
3 4 (3.60%) Planview
4 3 (2.70%) Adobe
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle
6 1 (0.90%) Primavera
6 1 (0.90%) VMware
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