Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 792 805
Rank change year-on-year -34 +13 -36
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 49 54 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.056% 0.067%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.30% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 41
UK median daily rate £452 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.29% -5.56% +17.49%
10th Percentile £292 £275 £310
90th Percentile £650 £596 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £450
% change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
UK median hourly rate £24.92 £56.66 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.01% +61.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £56.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year -34.69% +61.87% -

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 16,528 17,116 18,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.27% 17.83% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,052 11,031 11,556
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.95%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £236
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 365 497
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +8.57%

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 21 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project Server over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Project Server in the UK

MS Project Server
Top 8 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 21 February 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 -16 46 £452 +6.29% 4
UK excluding London -17 27 £425 +9.68% 4
South East -1 23 £425 +9.68% 3
London -14 19 £500 -4.76%
Midlands +8 2 £440 -12.87%
West Midlands +7 2 £440 -12.87%
East of England -11 1 £625 +47.06%
Scotland -21 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 45 (91.84%) Microsoft Project
2 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
3 31 (63.27%) Project Management
4 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (32.65%) PRINCE2
6 15 (30.61%) Project Planning
6 15 (30.61%) PMO
7 13 (26.53%) PMI Certification
8 12 (24.49%) SharePoint
8 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
8 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
8 12 (24.49%) Dependency Management
9 11 (22.45%) Portfolio Management
10 10 (20.41%) MS Visio
10 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (20.41%) Finance
11 9 (18.37%) Scrum
11 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (18.37%) Office 365
11 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.29%) Primavera
12 7 (14.29%) CRM
12 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (14.29%) PMI
12 7 (14.29%) PMP
12 7 (14.29%) Degree
12 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
12 7 (14.29%) Programme Management
12 7 (14.29%) Project Governance
12 7 (14.29%) Waterfall

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 12 (24.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) CMS
3 2 (4.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (91.84%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (20.41%) MS Visio
3 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.04%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Primavera
2 6 (12.24%) CA PPM
3 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.04%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.08%) Power BI
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Advertising
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.33%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Project Planner
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (8.16%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) PMO Planner
5 3 (6.12%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Project Officer
6 2 (4.08%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
1 1 (2.04%) XML
1 1 (2.04%) XSL
1 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) PMI
3 3 (6.12%) Social Media
3 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.04%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
2 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Project Management
2 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.65%) PRINCE2
4 15 (30.61%) Project Planning
5 12 (24.49%) Dependency Management
6 11 (22.45%) Portfolio Management
7 9 (18.37%) Scrum
8 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (14.29%) CRM
8 7 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 7 (14.29%) Project Governance
8 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
9 6 (12.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 4 (8.16%) Biometrics
10 4 (8.16%) DNA
10 4 (8.16%) DSDM
10 4 (8.16%) Gantt Chart
10 4 (8.16%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) C
3 3 (6.12%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) PMI Certification
2 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
2 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) Degree
3 7 (14.29%) PMP
4 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.08%) APMP
6 1 (2.04%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.04%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) PMO
2 6 (12.24%) P3O
2 6 (12.24%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.04%) GDPR
3 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
1 3 (6.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) CA
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Capita
5 1 (2.04%) Nintex
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.04%) VMware