The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 March 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
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 609 582
Rank change year-on-year +40 -27  
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 31 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.057% 0.080%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 28
Median daily rate £450 £480 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +24.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £400 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £950 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7862 9307 9295
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.27% 17.19% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5141 5965 5523
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 219 346
Median hourly rate £18.59 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.15% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

MS Project Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

MS Project Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project Server in the UK

MS Project Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project Server over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project Server in the UK

MS Project Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project Server in the UK

MS Project Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project Server over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Project Server in the UK

MS Project Server
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
England +46 28 £450 -6.25% 2
London +28 11 £525 +6.59%
East of England +6 6 £425 -
Yorkshire +22 4 £300 -33.33%
South West - 4 £340 -
Suffolk - 4 £425 -
Plymouth - 4 £340 -
Devon - 4 £340 -
Ipswich - 3 £425 -
West Yorkshire +16 2 £300 -33.33%
Leeds +7 2 £300 -33.33%
North Yorkshire - 2 £300 -
South Wales - 2 £135 -
Manchester - 2 £450 -
York - 2 £300 -
Croydon - 2 £706 -
Wigan - 2 £450 -
North West - 2 £450 -
Wales - 2 £135 -
West Midlands +19 1 £425 -
City of London +11 1 £500 -46.66%
Cambridge +7 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +5 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £225 -
Hull - 1 - -
Cannock - 1 £425 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £225 -
Selby - 1 - -
Bridgend - 1 £135 -
Cardiff - 1 £135 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 with a requirement for MS Project Server.

1 47 (95.92%) Microsoft
2 36 (73.47%) MS Project
3 28 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 20 (40.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (38.78%) SharePoint
6 18 (36.73%) Project Management
7 16 (32.65%) PRINCE2
7 16 (32.65%) MS Office
7 16 (32.65%) Finance
8 15 (30.61%) PMO
9 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
11 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
11 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
12 9 (18.37%) Programme Management
12 9 (18.37%) Web Development
12 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (12.24%) Primavera
13 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (12.24%) .NET
13 6 (12.24%) MCITP
13 6 (12.24%) Degree
13 6 (12.24%) Scrum
13 6 (12.24%) Workflow
13 6 (12.24%) Information Architecture
13 6 (12.24%) Line Management
13 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (12.24%) Workflow Development
13 6 (12.24%) Records Management

MS Project Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 19 (38.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 36 (73.47%) MS Project
2 28 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 16 (32.65%) MS Office
4 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (8.16%) MS Visio
6 2 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Primavera
2 4 (8.16%) CA PPM
3 1 (2.04%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) NUnit
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Developer
3 6 (12.24%) IT Manager
3 6 (12.24%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.16%) Programme Planner
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Support Officer
6 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) WCF
3 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
3 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (6.12%) Entity Framework
4 3 (6.12%) Ninject
4 3 (6.12%) React
4 3 (6.12%) REST
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
4 3 (6.12%) XML
5 2 (4.08%) Ajax
5 2 (4.08%) HTML
5 2 (4.08%) jQuery
5 2 (4.08%) JSON
5 2 (4.08%) Node.js
5 2 (4.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (36.73%) Project Management
3 16 (32.65%) PRINCE2
4 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.37%) Programme Management
5 9 (18.37%) Web Development
6 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.24%) Information Architecture
6 6 (12.24%) Line Management
6 6 (12.24%) Records Management
6 6 (12.24%) Scrum
6 6 (12.24%) Workflow
6 6 (12.24%) Workflow Development
7 5 (10.20%) Change Management
7 5 (10.20%) Critical Path Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.20%) Migration
7 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (10.20%) Supplier Management
8 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) C#
3 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) VB
5 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) Degree
3 6 (12.24%) MCITP
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) APMP
4 2 (4.08%) HND
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) PMO
2 4 (8.16%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 47 (95.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) CA
3 3 (6.12%) IFS
4 1 (2.04%) Planview
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
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