The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 3 months to 30 April 2017 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
England / South West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 - 145
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% - 0.032%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.10% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £340 - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year - +30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 454 479 510
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.43% 16.33% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 337 302
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.15% +61.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

MS Project Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing MS Project Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Project Server in the South West

MS Project Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project Server in the South West

MS Project Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project Server in the South West

MS Project Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 4 £340 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
MS Project Server
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for MS Project Server.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) IFS
3 3 (42.86%) PMO
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Data Security
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) BPR
4 2 (28.57%) Primavera
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Document Management
5 1 (14.29%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) APMP
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PMI
5 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery Management

MS Project Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Primavera
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) BPR
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Document Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) APMP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) IFS