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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project Server
Rank 610 592 527
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -65
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 30 43 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.077% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% 0.42% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 70
Average daily rate £475 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £241 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £513 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £395
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
10487 10319 9614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.77% 18.51% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6869 6264 5923
Average daily rate £420 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 381 319
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.80 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.11 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 29 April 2016.

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 17 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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -26 29 £475 +11.76% 5
London -12 14 £493 +9.44% 1
South East -14 9 £425 +41.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 4 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £493 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £425 -
West Midlands -16 3 - -
East of England - 3 £400 -
Cambridge - 3 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £400 -
Hampshire -1 2 £395 +31.66%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Berkshire +6 1 £425 - 1
Edinburgh -9 1 - -
Reading -9 1 £425 -
Scotland -26 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £375 -

MS Project Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 57 (86.36%) MS Project
2 42 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 32 (48.48%) PRINCE2
4 30 (45.45%) Finance
5 29 (43.94%) Project Management
5 29 (43.94%) MS Excel
6 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (28.79%) JIRA
8 18 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
8 18 (27.27%) MS Office
9 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
11 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (16.67%) PMI Certification
11 11 (16.67%) Degree
12 10 (15.15%) Change Management
12 10 (15.15%) PMI
12 10 (15.15%) MS Visio
12 10 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (13.64%) Migration
13 9 (13.64%) Banking
14 8 (12.12%) Project Planning
15 7 (10.61%) Programme Management
15 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
15 7 (10.61%) UML
15 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
16 6 (9.09%) APMP
16 6 (9.09%) Validation
16 6 (9.09%) Resource Management
17 5 (7.58%) Risk Management

MS Project Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.06%) Confluence
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.52%) CMS
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 57 (86.36%) MS Project
2 29 (43.94%) MS Excel
3 18 (27.27%) MS Office
3 18 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (15.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) SAN
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) LAN
2 1 (1.52%) Network Security
2 1 (1.52%) NFC
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) JIRA
2 10 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.06%) Artifactory
3 4 (6.06%) Bitbucket
3 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (6.06%) Subversion
3 4 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (45.45%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Advertising
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.03%) Billing
6 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Project Manager
2 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
2 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 9 (13.64%) IT Manager
2 9 (13.64%) IT Project Manager
3 7 (10.61%) Digital Project Manager
3 7 (10.61%) PMO Planner
4 6 (9.09%) Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 5 (7.58%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Banking Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce Manager
6 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (6.06%) IT Security Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Security Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Security Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Transformation Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.03%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.52%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) jQuery
3 1 (1.52%) WCF
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) PMI
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) PRINCE2
2 29 (43.94%) Project Management
3 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (15.15%) Change Management
6 9 (13.64%) Migration
7 8 (12.12%) Project Planning
8 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
8 7 (10.61%) Programme Management
8 7 (10.61%) UML
8 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.09%) Resource Management
9 6 (9.09%) Validation
10 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.58%) SDLC
11 4 (6.06%) Budget Control
11 4 (6.06%) Coaching
11 4 (6.06%) Dependency Management
11 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Degree
1 11 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (9.09%) APMP
3 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.52%) CCNA
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ISEB
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.52%) PMP
6 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.52%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) SAP
3 4 (6.06%) Atlassian
3 4 (6.06%) Black Duck
3 4 (6.06%) Coverity
4 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Google
4 1 (1.52%) Planview
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