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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 579 512 490
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 28 70 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.28% 0.77% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 52 26
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +37.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £302 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £575 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £375 £273
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +37.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50

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
9903 9123 8346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.28% 17.33% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6130 5700 4695
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 305 460
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.45 £42.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 20 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 22 May 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 -60 22 £360 -6.49% 7
London -19 13 £450 +9.09% 2
South East -27 5 £283 -16.91% 2
Scotland -4 4 £265 -33.12%
Buckinghamshire +3 2 - -
Erskine 0 2 £228 -43.82%
Renfrewshire -1 2 £228 -43.82%
Hampshire -13 2 £300 -13.04%
Brentford - 2 £423 -
West Midlands - 2 £413 -
Basingstoke +3 1 - -
South West -1 1 £265 -32.69%
West Sussex -18 1 £265 -37.64%
East of England - 1 £280 -
Wimbledon - 1 £300 -
Birmingham - 1 £313 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £280 -
Bristol - 1 £265 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £265 -
Cambridge - 1 £280 -

MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 55 (85.94%) MS Project
2 41 (64.06%) MS Excel
3 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
4 24 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 22 (34.38%) Project Management
6 20 (31.25%) MS Office
7 19 (29.69%) Change Management
8 18 (28.13%) PRINCE2
8 18 (28.13%) Project Planning
9 17 (26.56%) MS PowerPoint
10 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 16 (25.00%) Finance
10 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 13 (20.31%) SAP
12 12 (18.75%) Coaching
13 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
13 11 (17.19%) Risk Assessment
14 10 (15.63%) C#
14 10 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
15 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (12.50%) SQL
16 8 (12.50%) VBA
17 7 (10.94%) Programme Management
17 7 (10.94%) Migration
17 7 (10.94%) Business Analysis
17 7 (10.94%) SharePoint Server
18 6 (9.38%) .NET
18 6 (9.38%) Windows
18 6 (9.38%) HP

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (10.94%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.13%) Lync
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (85.94%) MS Project
2 41 (64.06%) MS Excel
3 20 (31.25%) MS Office
4 17 (26.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (7.81%) InfoPath
6 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Changepoint
2 2 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Firewall
1 2 (3.13%) Intranet
1 2 (3.13%) DHCP
1 2 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) NAS
2 1 (1.56%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
1 5 (7.81%) JIRA
2 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Planning Manager
1 11 (17.19%) Project Manager
2 8 (12.50%) Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Project Planner
5 4 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.69%) SAP Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Programme Planner
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.13%) PMO Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Project Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.13%) Administrator
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.69%) CSS
4 2 (3.13%) jQuery
4 2 (3.13%) HTML
4 2 (3.13%) HTML5
4 2 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.69%) FMCG
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.13%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.13%) Equities
3 2 (3.13%) Blog
3 2 (3.13%) PMI
4 1 (1.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Project Management
2 19 (29.69%) Change Management
3 18 (28.13%) PRINCE2
3 18 (28.13%) Project Planning
4 12 (18.75%) Coaching
5 11 (17.19%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.94%) Programme Management
7 7 (10.94%) Migration
7 7 (10.94%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.38%) Earned Value Management
9 5 (7.81%) CRM
9 5 (7.81%) UML
9 5 (7.81%) Scrum
10 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (4.69%) Change Control
11 3 (4.69%) Dependency Management
11 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) C#
2 8 (12.50%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) VBA
3 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) R
4 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.13%) PMP
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.31%) SAP
3 6 (9.38%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) Planview
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) VMware