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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 519 522 513
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 71 51 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.100% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.74% 0.58% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 50
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 £265 £189 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £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
9655 8718 9866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.67% 17.05% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5674 4980 5629
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
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 394 420 443
Average hourly rate £17.68 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +14 65 £410 +9.33% 4
London +32 39 £425 -0.46% 3
South East -18 11 £381 +95.51%
North West -6 7 £410 +105.00%
Cheshire +7 5 £410 +105.00%
Manchester -2 4 £410 -
Hampshire -14 4 £390 +100.00%
South West -32 4 £380 +1.33%
Merseyside - 4 £410 -
Liverpool - 4 £410 -
Warrington - 4 £410 -
Chester - 3 £410 -
City of London +29 2 £425 - 1
Surrey -5 2 £275 -
St Helens - 2 £405 -
Wigan - 2 £405 -
Birmingham - 2 £213 -
West Midlands - 2 £213 -
Reading -5 1 - -
Berkshire -8 1 - -
Scotland -23 1 £388 +43.51%
East of England - 1 £400 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £400 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £373 -
Norwich - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -

MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 152 (90.48%) MS Project
2 88 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 76 (45.24%) SharePoint
4 69 (41.07%) MS Excel
5 67 (39.88%) Project Management
6 48 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 46 (27.38%) Change Management
8 42 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 39 (23.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 34 (20.24%) Project Planning
11 33 (19.64%) Programme Management
12 31 (18.45%) MS Office
12 31 (18.45%) PMI Certification
13 29 (17.26%) Portfolio Management
14 28 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 26 (15.48%) ITIL
15 26 (15.48%) PMI
15 26 (15.48%) MS PowerPoint
16 24 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 23 (13.69%) SAP
17 23 (13.69%) QA
18 21 (12.50%) SC Cleared
18 21 (12.50%) P3O
18 21 (12.50%) Windows
19 20 (11.90%) CMMI
19 20 (11.90%) Degree
20 19 (11.31%) Finance
21 18 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
21 18 (10.71%) SLA
21 18 (10.71%) SharePoint Server

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 76 (45.24%) SharePoint
2 39 (23.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (6.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (4.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.60%) SAS
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 152 (90.48%) MS Project
2 69 (41.07%) MS Excel
3 31 (18.45%) MS Office
4 26 (15.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (5.36%) MS Visio
5 9 (5.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Summit
2 1 (0.60%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.36%) Intranet
2 2 (1.19%) SAN
3 1 (0.60%) 3G
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) Extranet
3 1 (0.60%) IPv4
3 1 (0.60%) IPv6
3 1 (0.60%) DHCP
3 1 (0.60%) DNS
3 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.38%) OLAP
7 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (11.31%) Finance
2 8 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.98%) Legal
5 4 (2.38%) Law
6 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.19%) Marketing
7 2 (1.19%) Banking
7 2 (1.19%) Retail
7 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (20.83%) Analyst
2 29 (17.26%) Project Manager
3 15 (8.93%) Consultant
3 15 (8.93%) PMO Analyst
4 12 (7.14%) Project Consultant
5 11 (6.55%) Server Specialist
6 10 (5.95%) Microsoft Specialist
6 10 (5.95%) Planning Manager
6 10 (5.95%) Microsoft Consultant
6 10 (5.95%) Developer
7 9 (5.36%) SharePoint Developer
8 8 (4.76%) Project Planner
8 8 (4.76%) Programme Planner
9 7 (4.17%) Architect
9 7 (4.17%) Administrator
10 6 (3.57%) SharePoint Architect
11 5 (2.98%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.98%) SAP Manager
12 4 (2.38%) Portfolio Manager
12 4 (2.38%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.33%) .NET
2 12 (7.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 11 (6.55%) Web Services
4 3 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (0.60%) HTML
5 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.60%) SOAP
5 1 (0.60%) XSLT
5 1 (0.60%) DAO
5 1 (0.60%) WCF
5 1 (0.60%) jQuery
5 1 (0.60%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.48%) PMI
2 6 (3.57%) Taxonomies
3 4 (2.38%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.60%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.60%) Replication
5 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.60%) CMDB
5 1 (0.60%) Blog
5 1 (0.60%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.50%) Windows
2 15 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (39.88%) Project Management
2 48 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 46 (27.38%) Change Management
4 34 (20.24%) Project Planning
5 33 (19.64%) Programme Management
6 29 (17.26%) Portfolio Management
7 26 (15.48%) ITIL
8 20 (11.90%) CMMI
9 18 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
10 16 (9.52%) Workflow
11 14 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (7.74%) Change Control
13 11 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (5.95%) OO
15 9 (5.36%) OOA/OOD
15 9 (5.36%) Configuration Management
15 9 (5.36%) Business Analysis
15 9 (5.36%) Waterfall
16 8 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.12%) SQL
2 12 (7.14%) C#
3 10 (5.95%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.98%) VBA
6 2 (1.19%) C
6 2 (1.19%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (18.45%) PMI Certification
3 24 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 21 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 20 (11.90%) Degree
6 14 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 11 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (4.17%) MCTS
9 6 (3.57%) PMP
10 4 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.19%) MCP
11 2 (1.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.69%) QA
2 21 (12.50%) P3O
3 18 (10.71%) SLA
4 3 (1.79%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.79%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 88 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.69%) SAP
3 8 (4.76%) HP
4 6 (3.57%) Primavera
5 5 (2.98%) Planview
6 4 (2.38%) Tableau
7 2 (1.19%) VMware
8 1 (0.60%) Citrix
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle
8 1 (0.60%) Cadence
8 1 (0.60%) Capita
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago