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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 556 528 522
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 73 53 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 0.56% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 29
Average daily rate
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£372 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £369 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%

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
10601 9403 9906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.19% 17.85% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6579 5698 5592
Average daily rate £380 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 375 492
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -21 58 £385 +2.66% 12
London +18 23 £383 -8.59% 5
South East -13 19 £348 +5.30% 6
Hampshire -18 14 £345 +5.24% 1
Scotland - 14 £329 - 1
South West -27 10 £380 +1.33%
North West -10 3 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £498 -
Yorkshire - 3 £498 -
Cheshire - 3 £475 -
Surrey - 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 £345 -
Warrington - 2 £475 -
Leeds - 2 £499 -
Portsmouth - 2 £313 -
City of London +21 1 £325 -20.34% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £310 -
Guildford - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £310 -
West Midlands - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -

MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 122 (85.92%) MS Project
2 86 (60.56%) Microsoft
3 70 (49.30%) MS Excel
4 59 (41.55%) Project Management
5 56 (39.44%) SharePoint
6 45 (31.69%) Security Cleared
7 41 (28.87%) PRINCE2
8 35 (24.65%) SQL Server
9 34 (23.94%) Change Management
9 34 (23.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 34 (23.94%) Project Planning
10 29 (20.42%) SC Cleared
11 26 (18.31%) Finance
12 25 (17.61%) MS Office
13 22 (15.49%) SAP
14 21 (14.79%) MS PowerPoint
15 20 (14.08%) C#
15 20 (14.08%) Windows
15 20 (14.08%) PMI Certification
16 18 (12.68%) PMI
16 18 (12.68%) Portfolio Management
17 17 (11.97%) P3O
17 17 (11.97%) VBA
17 17 (11.97%) Programme Management
18 16 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (10.56%) SQL
19 15 (10.56%) QA
20 14 (9.86%) Degree
20 14 (9.86%) Visual Studio

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 56 (39.44%) SharePoint
2 34 (23.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (4.93%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 122 (85.92%) MS Project
2 70 (49.30%) MS Excel
3 25 (17.61%) MS Office
4 21 (14.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (9.15%) InfoPath
6 9 (6.34%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Summit
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.70%) Changepoint
1 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) SaaS
1 2 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) Intranet
2 1 (0.70%) Extranet
2 1 (0.70%) 3G
2 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.70%) DHCP
2 1 (0.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (9.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (18.31%) Finance
2 10 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.34%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (5.63%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.82%) Retail
6 2 (1.41%) Marketing
6 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (17.61%) Project Manager
2 17 (11.97%) Developer
2 17 (11.97%) Analyst
3 15 (10.56%) Consultant
4 13 (9.15%) Project Consultant
5 12 (8.45%) Server Specialist
6 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Consultant
6 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Specialist
7 9 (6.34%) PMO Analyst
7 9 (6.34%) Planning Manager
8 8 (5.63%) Tools Developer
9 7 (4.93%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (4.93%) Programme Planner
10 6 (4.23%) Project Planner
11 5 (3.52%) PMO Manager
12 4 (2.82%) MI Analyst
12 4 (2.82%) SAP Manager
12 4 (2.82%) Programme Office Support
12 4 (2.82%) Report Analyst
12 4 (2.82%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.34%) .NET
1 9 (6.34%) Web Services
2 5 (3.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 4 (2.82%) WCF
4 3 (2.11%) XSLT
5 2 (1.41%) XML
6 1 (0.70%) CSS
6 1 (0.70%) DAO
6 1 (0.70%) jQuery
6 1 (0.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.68%) PMI
2 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.11%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.11%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.41%) FMCG
6 1 (0.70%) CMDB
6 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.70%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.08%) Windows
2 11 (7.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (41.55%) Project Management
2 41 (28.87%) PRINCE2
3 34 (23.94%) Change Management
3 34 (23.94%) Project Planning
4 18 (12.68%) Portfolio Management
5 17 (11.97%) Programme Management
6 16 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (9.86%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (9.86%) ITIL
9 13 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (9.15%) Coaching
10 10 (7.04%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.63%) CMMI
12 8 (5.63%) Validation
13 7 (4.93%) Business Analysis
13 7 (4.93%) ERP
14 6 (4.23%) Data Analysis
14 6 (4.23%) Earned Value Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.08%) C#
2 17 (11.97%) VBA
3 15 (10.56%) SQL
4 4 (2.82%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (31.69%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.42%) SC Cleared
3 20 (14.08%) PMI Certification
4 14 (9.86%) Degree
5 11 (7.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (5.63%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.23%) APMP
7 6 (4.23%) ISEB
8 3 (2.11%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.41%) PMP
9 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.70%) HNC
10 1 (0.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.97%) P3O
2 15 (10.56%) QA
3 7 (4.93%) SLA
4 3 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.70%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (60.56%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.49%) SAP
3 9 (6.34%) HP
4 6 (4.23%) Primavera
5 4 (2.82%) Planview
5 4 (2.82%) Tableau
6 2 (1.41%) VMware
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle
6 2 (1.41%) Adobe
7 1 (0.70%) Cadence
7 1 (0.70%) Capita
7 1 (0.70%) Riverbed
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