Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MS Project Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project Server over the 6 months to 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Project Server
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 737 831 805
Rank change year-on-year +94 -26 +37
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 37 25 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.027% 0.062%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.16% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 41
England median daily rate £450 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £322 £263 £305
90th Percentile £750 £600 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +20.00% +4.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
England median hourly rate £36.50 £39.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.41% +59.18% -
10th Percentile £35.75 £35.20 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.25 £43.20 £39.05
UK median hourly rate £28.50 £39.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -26.92% +59.18% -

MS Project Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 11,241 15,823 15,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.80% 16.90% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,328 10,396 10,360
England median daily rate £450 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £633 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 370 401
England median hourly rate £20.96 £22.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.75% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £10.66 £12.36 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

MS Project Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MS Project Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MS Project Server in England

MS Project Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Project Server in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project Server in England

MS Project Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project Server in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project Server in England

MS Project Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project Server in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project Server in England

MS Project Server
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project Server within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +55 11 £450 +125.00%
Midlands +60 9 £700 +66.67%
East Midlands +35 9 £700 +50.54%
South West +4 8 £400 -
London +75 7 £575 +1.32%
North of England +26 2 £344 +20.61% 1
Yorkshire +23 1 £363 +11.54%
North West +15 1 £325 +16.07% 1
MS Project Server
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for MS Project Server.

1 27 (72.97%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (62.16%) Project Management
3 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
4 13 (35.14%) Finance
5 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
6 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
6 11 (29.73%) Project Delivery
7 10 (27.03%) Dependency Management
8 9 (24.32%) PRINCE
8 9 (24.32%) Resource Levelling
9 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (16.22%) Citrix
10 6 (16.22%) PMP
11 5 (13.51%) VoIP
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco
11 5 (13.51%) Project Planning
11 5 (13.51%) PMO
12 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (10.81%) Azure
12 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (10.81%) User Experience
12 4 (10.81%) Migration
12 4 (10.81%) Scrum
12 4 (10.81%) VMware
12 4 (10.81%) SQL
12 4 (10.81%) ITIL
12 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
12 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
13 3 (8.11%) Oracle
13 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office

MS Project Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (72.97%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Relativity
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) VoIP
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Power BI
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.70%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Arabic Language
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Project Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Consultant
2 8 (21.62%) IT Manager
2 8 (21.62%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Project Planner
4 2 (5.41%) Programme Planner
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Forensic Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) IT Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.70%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Project Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) CMDB
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) PMI
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Project Management
2 11 (29.73%) Project Delivery
3 10 (27.03%) Dependency Management
4 9 (24.32%) PRINCE
4 9 (24.32%) Resource Levelling
5 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.51%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.11%) Change Management
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.70%) Gantt Chart
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) PHP
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) PMP
4 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CAPM
5 1 (2.70%) CBAP
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 2 (5.41%) Veeam
7 1 (2.70%) Borland
7 1 (2.70%) Lumension
7 1 (2.70%) Nuix