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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 629 606
Rank change year-on-year +53 -23  
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 34 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.046% 0.065%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.44% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 20
Median daily rate £320 £420 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% +37.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £423 £280
% change year-on-year -25.44% +50.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 7806 9763 9839
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.57% 18.08% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4976 6503 6153
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 242 324
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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 27 June 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
Top 21 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 27 June 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 +30 33 £320 -23.80% 7
South East +26 16 £310 -26.19% 2
Berkshire - 14 £310 - 1
Maidenhead - 9 £310 -
Yorkshire +36 6 £320 +13.27% 1
West Yorkshire +22 6 £320 +13.27% 1
Leeds - 6 £320 - 1
London -2 5 £438 +8.02%
West Midlands +22 4 £228 -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Warwick - 3 - -
Hampshire +11 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £750 +57.89%
East of England -6 1 £750 +57.89% 1
South West - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £228 -
Corsham - 1 - -
Moorgate - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 57 (85.07%) Microsoft Project
2 49 (73.13%) Microsoft
3 30 (44.78%) Project Management
3 30 (44.78%) PMO
4 27 (40.30%) PRINCE2
5 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (37.31%) Microsoft Excel
7 24 (35.82%) SharePoint
7 24 (35.82%) Finance
8 21 (31.34%) Microsoft Office
9 19 (28.36%) MS Visio
10 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (23.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (19.40%) Dependency Management
13 13 (19.40%) Change Management
13 13 (19.40%) PMI Certification
14 12 (17.91%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (16.42%) PMI
15 11 (16.42%) Project Governance
16 10 (14.93%) Portfolio Management
16 10 (14.93%) SQL
16 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
17 9 (13.43%) Project Planning
17 9 (13.43%) Scrum
17 9 (13.43%) Resource Management
18 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
18 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
18 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
18 8 (11.94%) Demand 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 24 (35.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.99%) Documentum
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 57 (85.07%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (37.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (31.34%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (28.36%) MS Visio
5 16 (23.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Primavera
2 5 (7.46%) SAP ERP
3 4 (5.97%) CA PPM
4 2 (2.99%) WebTrends
5 1 (1.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) NUnit
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Project Manager
3 11 (16.42%) PMO Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) PMO Planner
5 8 (11.94%) Programme Planner
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.97%) Applications Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Applications Project Manager
8 4 (5.97%) QA Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Quality Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Senior QA Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Quality Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Applications Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Support Officer
10 2 (2.99%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
1 4 (5.97%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) WCF
3 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.99%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (2.99%) Middleware
3 2 (2.99%) Ninject
3 2 (2.99%) REST
4 1 (1.49%) Ajax
4 1 (1.49%) COM
4 1 (1.49%) CSS
4 1 (1.49%) HTML
4 1 (1.49%) React
4 1 (1.49%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.49%) XHTML
4 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.42%) PMI
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Project Management
2 27 (40.30%) PRINCE2
3 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (19.40%) Change Management
5 13 (19.40%) Dependency Management
6 11 (16.42%) Project Governance
7 10 (14.93%) Portfolio Management
8 9 (13.43%) Project Planning
8 9 (13.43%) Resource Management
8 9 (13.43%) Scrum
9 8 (11.94%) Demand Management
9 8 (11.94%) Gantt Chart
9 8 (11.94%) Web Development
10 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (10.45%) Change Control
10 7 (10.45%) Critical Path Analysis
10 7 (10.45%) ERP
10 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
11 6 (8.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) C#
2 2 (2.99%) Java
2 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) PMI Certification
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) MCITP
4 4 (5.97%) CSQA
4 4 (5.97%) Degree
5 2 (2.99%) APMP
5 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) MCSE
5 2 (2.99%) PMP
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (44.78%) PMO
2 4 (5.97%) PMBOK
2 4 (5.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (73.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) SAP
3 4 (5.97%) CA
4 3 (4.48%) IFS
5 2 (2.99%) Google
5 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.49%) Planview
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