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 23 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.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 505 514 519
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 75 55 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.79% 0.63% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 25 51
Average daily rate
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£410 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £189 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £427 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9475 8738 9792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.60% 17.14% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5598 4959 5534
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 442 452
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.51 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%

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 23 July 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 23 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
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 +7 68 £410 +9.33% 12
London +28 38 £425 -0.46% 7
South East -17 14 £350 +79.48% 2
North West -3 7 £410 +105.00%
Hampshire -19 6 £360 +84.52%
South West -25 6 £400 +6.66%
Cheshire +10 5 £410 +105.00%
Manchester -1 4 £410 -
Warrington - 4 £410 -
Liverpool - 4 £410 -
Merseyside - 4 £410 -
Chester - 3 £410 -
City of London +30 2 £425 - 3
Surrey -1 2 £275 - 1
Wigan - 2 £405 -
St Helens - 2 £405 -
Birmingham - 2 £213 -
West Midlands - 2 £213 -
Reading +2 1 - - 1
Berkshire -5 1 - - 1
Scotland -21 1 £388 +40.90% 2
East of England - 1 £400 - 2
Basingstoke - 1 £373 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Weybridge - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Crawley - - - -

MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 159 (88.83%) MS Project
2 100 (55.87%) Microsoft
3 87 (48.60%) SharePoint
4 72 (40.22%) MS Excel
4 72 (40.22%) Project Management
5 48 (26.82%) Change Management
5 48 (26.82%) PRINCE2
6 45 (25.14%) Security Cleared
7 43 (24.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 33 (18.44%) Programme Management
8 33 (18.44%) SQL Server
8 33 (18.44%) Portfolio Management
9 32 (17.88%) Project Planning
10 31 (17.32%) PMI Certification
11 29 (16.20%) MS Office
11 29 (16.20%) ITIL
12 26 (14.53%) PMI
13 25 (13.97%) Degree
13 25 (13.97%) SC Cleared
14 24 (13.41%) MS PowerPoint
14 24 (13.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 24 (13.41%) SAP
15 23 (12.85%) SharePoint Server
15 23 (12.85%) QA
16 21 (11.73%) Finance
16 21 (11.73%) P3O
17 20 (11.17%) CMMI
18 19 (10.61%) .NET
18 19 (10.61%) Windows
19 18 (10.06%) SQL

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 87 (48.60%) SharePoint
2 43 (24.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 23 (12.85%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (4.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.56%) SAS
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 159 (88.83%) MS Project
2 72 (40.22%) MS Excel
3 29 (16.20%) MS Office
4 24 (13.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (5.59%) InfoPath
6 7 (3.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Summit
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.03%) Intranet
2 5 (2.79%) SAN
3 2 (1.12%) NAS
3 2 (1.12%) Firewall
3 2 (1.12%) IPv4
3 2 (1.12%) IPv6
4 1 (0.56%) DHCP
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.47%) OLAP
4 8 (4.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.56%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (11.73%) Finance
2 8 (4.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.79%) Legal
5 4 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.23%) Law
6 3 (1.68%) Marketing
7 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.12%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (21.23%) Analyst
2 29 (16.20%) Project Manager
3 15 (8.38%) Consultant
4 14 (7.82%) PMO Analyst
5 13 (7.26%) Developer
6 12 (6.70%) Project Consultant
6 12 (6.70%) SharePoint Developer
7 11 (6.15%) Server Specialist
7 11 (6.15%) Administrator
7 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Consultant
8 10 (5.59%) Planning Manager
8 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Specialist
9 8 (4.47%) Programme Planner
9 8 (4.47%) Project Planner
9 8 (4.47%) Architect
9 8 (4.47%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.35%) Project Administrator
10 6 (3.35%) SharePoint Architect
11 5 (2.79%) Server Analyst
11 5 (2.79%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.61%) .NET
2 13 (7.26%) Web Services
3 12 (6.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 3 (1.68%) CSS
5 2 (1.12%) SOAP
5 2 (1.12%) WCF
5 2 (1.12%) REST
5 2 (1.12%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.56%) jQuery
6 1 (0.56%) HTML
6 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.56%) XSLT
6 1 (0.56%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.53%) PMI
2 6 (3.35%) Taxonomies
3 5 (2.79%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.68%) Replication
5 3 (1.68%) Blog
5 3 (1.68%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.68%) FMCG
5 3 (1.68%) iSeries
6 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.56%) CMDB
7 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.61%) Windows
2 12 (6.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.68%) Solaris
4 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (40.22%) Project Management
2 48 (26.82%) PRINCE2
2 48 (26.82%) Change Management
3 33 (18.44%) Programme Management
3 33 (18.44%) Portfolio Management
4 32 (17.88%) Project Planning
5 29 (16.20%) ITIL
6 20 (11.17%) CMMI
7 18 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (8.94%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (8.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (8.38%) Workflow
9 15 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (7.82%) Change Control
11 13 (7.26%) Configuration Management
12 12 (6.70%) OO
13 10 (5.59%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (5.59%) Business Analysis
13 10 (5.59%) Waterfall
14 8 (4.47%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.06%) SQL
2 15 (8.38%) C#
2 15 (8.38%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.47%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.79%) VBA
5 2 (1.12%) C
5 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) Java
6 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (25.14%) Security Cleared
2 31 (17.32%) PMI Certification
3 25 (13.97%) Degree
3 25 (13.97%) SC Cleared
4 24 (13.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (8.94%) DV Cleared
6 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.91%) MCTS
8 6 (3.35%) PMP
9 4 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.12%) ISEB
10 2 (1.12%) MCP
11 1 (0.56%) MCSE
11 1 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.85%) QA
2 21 (11.73%) P3O
3 18 (10.06%) SLA
4 3 (1.68%) ISO 14001
4 3 (1.68%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 100 (55.87%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.41%) SAP
3 7 (3.91%) VMware
3 7 (3.91%) HP
3 7 (3.91%) Planview
4 4 (2.23%) Tableau
5 3 (1.68%) Primavera
5 3 (1.68%) Citrix
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle
7 1 (0.56%) Cadence
7 1 (0.56%) Capita
7 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.56%) Nintex
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