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 29 May 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
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 617 632
Rank change year-on-year +58 +15  
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 32 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.063% 0.043%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.43% 0.35% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 12
Median daily rate £330 £425 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +38.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £322 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £425 £280
% change year-on-year -27.05% +51.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 7508 9659 9910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.78% 17.99% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4787 6405 6080
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 £250 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 226 366
Median hourly rate £19.64 £19.63 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.08% -2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76%  

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 29 May 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 27 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 29 May 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 +62 31 £330 -22.35% 3
South East +29 14 £310 -27.05%
Berkshire +38 12 £310 -27.05%
Maidenhead - 7 £310 -
London +3 5 £438 -8.85% 2
West Midlands +26 4 £228 -
West Yorkshire +29 3 £320 +13.27% 1
Yorkshire +19 3 £320 +13.27% 1
Warwick - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £320 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 - -
South West - 3 £330 -
Hampshire +14 2 - -
Devon - 2 £330 -
Plymouth - 2 £330 -
North West +19 1 £450 -10.00%
Manchester +13 1 £450 -10.00%
Hertfordshire 0 1 £225 -
East of England -3 1 £225 -52.63%
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £228 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £225 -
Corsham - 1 - -
Moorgate - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 54 (81.82%) Microsoft Project
2 51 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 29 (43.94%) PMO
4 27 (40.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 26 (39.39%) PRINCE2
5 26 (39.39%) Project Management
5 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (34.85%) SharePoint
7 22 (33.33%) Finance
8 19 (28.79%) Microsoft Office
9 18 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (24.24%) MS Visio
11 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (19.70%) Dependency Management
12 13 (19.70%) SQL
12 13 (19.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 12 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (18.18%) PMI Certification
14 11 (16.67%) PMI
14 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 11 (16.67%) Change Management
15 10 (15.15%) Project Planning
15 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
15 10 (15.15%) Portfolio Management
16 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
16 9 (13.64%) Web Development
17 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (12.12%) Demand Management
17 8 (12.12%) Gantt Chart
17 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence

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 23 (34.85%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.03%) Documentum
4 2 (3.03%) IIS
4 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 54 (81.82%) Microsoft Project
2 27 (40.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (28.79%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (24.24%) MS Visio
5 13 (19.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Primavera
2 4 (6.06%) CA PPM
3 2 (3.03%) SAP ERP
3 2 (3.03%) WebTrends
4 1 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.52%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Project Manager
2 13 (19.70%) Analyst
3 10 (15.15%) PMO Planner
4 9 (13.64%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Programme Planner
6 6 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.06%) Applications Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Applications Project Manager
9 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.55%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Project Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Applications Project Manager
9 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) Web Services
3 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (6.06%) WCF
4 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (4.55%) Entity Framework
4 3 (4.55%) Ninject
4 3 (4.55%) React
4 3 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (3.03%) CSS
5 2 (3.03%) CSS3
5 2 (3.03%) jQuery
5 2 (3.03%) JSON
5 2 (3.03%) Node.js
5 2 (3.03%) XHTML
5 2 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.67%) PMI
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (39.39%) PRINCE2
1 26 (39.39%) Project Management
2 18 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (19.70%) Dependency Management
4 11 (16.67%) Change Management
5 10 (15.15%) Portfolio Management
5 10 (15.15%) Project Planning
6 9 (13.64%) Web Development
7 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (12.12%) Demand Management
7 8 (12.12%) Gantt Chart
8 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.61%) Critical Path Analysis
8 7 (10.61%) Programme Management
8 7 (10.61%) Project Governance
8 7 (10.61%) Scrum
9 6 (9.09%) Information Architecture
9 6 (9.09%) Resource Management
9 6 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) C#
2 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.03%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (9.09%) Degree
5 6 (9.09%) MCITP
6 2 (3.03%) APMP
6 2 (3.03%) CSQA
6 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.03%) HND
6 2 (3.03%) MCSE
6 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (43.94%) PMO
2 4 (6.06%) PMBOK
3 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) CA
3 3 (4.55%) IFS
3 3 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Google
4 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.52%) Planview
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
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