Period
to 24 June 2018

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 6 months to 24 June 2018 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
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 849 773 841
Rank change year-on-year -76 +68 -56
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 34 68 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.074% 0.050%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.44% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 42 37
UK median daily rate £500 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -8.82% +21.43%
10th Percentile £403 £275 £310
90th Percentile £595 £689 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £425
% change year-on-year +25.00% -24.71% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
UK median hourly rate £24.92 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.36% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16,448 15,541 18,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.41% 16.97% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,894 10,048 12,277
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 362 461
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.76 £18.96 £20.50
% change year-on-year -6.36% -7.51% +17.29%

MS Project Server
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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
Top 6 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 6 months to 24 June 2018. 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
England -83 29 £500 +25.00% 5
UK excluding London -67 16 £400 +25.00% 4
London -48 14 £500 -2.44% 1
South East -31 12 £265 -14.52% 3
East of England -4 2 £625 +47.06%
Scotland - 2 £400 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 with a requirement for MS Project Server.

1 32 (94.12%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
3 16 (47.06%) Project Management
4 12 (35.29%) PRINCE2
4 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (29.41%) PMI Certification
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 9 (26.47%) Portfolio Management
7 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (23.53%) PMI
7 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (20.59%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) PMO
8 7 (20.59%) Project Planning
9 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
9 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 6 (17.65%) Dependency Management
9 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
11 4 (11.76%) Degree
11 4 (11.76%) Gantt Chart
11 4 (11.76%) SAP
11 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (8.82%) Migration
12 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
12 3 (8.82%) Primavera

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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (94.12%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Primavera
2 2 (5.88%) CA PPM
3 1 (2.94%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.94%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.88%) Power BI
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Project Planner
3 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Trainer
4 3 (8.82%) Associate Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Project Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) PMO Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Implementation Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (23.53%) PMI
2 5 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.94%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
1 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Project Management
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 9 (26.47%) Portfolio Management
4 7 (20.59%) Project Planning
5 6 (17.65%) Dependency Management
6 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.76%) Gantt Chart
7 3 (8.82%) Migration
7 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (5.88%) PLM
8 2 (5.88%) Project Governance
8 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 2 (5.88%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.94%) Decision-Making
9 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C
2 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) PMI Certification
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
5 3 (8.82%) PMP
6 2 (5.88%) SAFe Agilist
7 1 (2.94%) APMP
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) PgMP
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) PMO
2 2 (5.88%) PMBOK
2 2 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) CA
4 1 (2.94%) Capita
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com