Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 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
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 764 817 797
Rank change year-on-year +53 -20 -72
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 69 66 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.061% 0.061%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.43% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 41
UK median daily rate £343 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.76% +20.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £305 £279 £215
90th Percentile £525 £505 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £415 £290
% change year-on-year -21.08% +43.10% -23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
UK median hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - -

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 16147 19842 20122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.81% 18.35% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10428 13052 12443
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 489 695
UK median hourly rate £19.56 £20.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +1.95% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.83 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £20.73 £19.46
% change year-on-year -6.92% +6.55% +11.17%

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 23 August 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 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Project Server in the UK

MS Project Server
Top 11 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 23 August 2017. 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 +46 68 £343 -19.24% 5
UK excluding London +69 56 £328 -21.08% 3
South East +41 31 £349 -15.90% 1
North of England +73 12 £323 +14.16% 1
London -10 12 £371 -21.97% 2
Yorkshire +41 10 £320 +23.08%
West Midlands +42 6 £339 +19.91%
Midlands +22 6 £339 +19.91%
East of England -12 4 £488 +2.63%
South West +7 3 £330 -28.65% 1
North West +29 2 £450 -10.00% 1

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 64 (92.75%) Microsoft Project
2 46 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 42 (60.87%) Project Management
4 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (37.68%) Microsoft Excel
5 26 (37.68%) PMO
6 20 (28.99%) PRINCE2
7 18 (26.09%) PMI Certification
8 17 (24.64%) MS Visio
8 17 (24.64%) SharePoint
9 16 (23.19%) Portfolio Management
10 15 (21.74%) Project Planning
11 13 (18.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 13 (18.84%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (17.39%) PMI
12 12 (17.39%) Finance
12 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
13 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
13 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (15.94%) SQL
14 10 (14.49%) Scrum
14 10 (14.49%) Analytics
14 10 (14.49%) Dependency Management
15 9 (13.04%) SDLC
15 9 (13.04%) Gantt Chart
15 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (13.04%) Change Management
16 8 (11.59%) Primavera
16 8 (11.59%) Resource 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 17 (24.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) CMS
2 4 (5.80%) Confluence
3 2 (2.90%) Documentum
3 2 (2.90%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 64 (92.75%) Microsoft Project
2 26 (37.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (24.64%) MS Visio
4 13 (18.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Primavera
2 5 (7.25%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.90%) CA PPM
3 2 (2.90%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) LAN
1 2 (2.90%) SSL
1 2 (2.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.25%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Advertising
4 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Analyst
2 19 (27.54%) Project Manager
3 12 (17.39%) PMO Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) PMO Planner
5 7 (10.14%) Project Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Programme Planner
7 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 4 (5.80%) QA Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Quality Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Senior QA Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Quality Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Applications Manager
9 3 (4.35%) Applications Project Manager
9 3 (4.35%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.35%) Project Planner
9 3 (4.35%) Project Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
1 2 (2.90%) Middleware
1 2 (2.90%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (17.39%) PMI
2 4 (5.80%) Social Media
2 4 (5.80%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) FMCG
4 1 (1.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
1 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.87%) Project Management
2 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.99%) PRINCE2
4 16 (23.19%) Portfolio Management
5 15 (21.74%) Project Planning
6 10 (14.49%) Analytics
6 10 (14.49%) Dependency Management
6 10 (14.49%) Scrum
7 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (13.04%) Change Management
7 9 (13.04%) Gantt Chart
7 9 (13.04%) SDLC
8 8 (11.59%) Demand Management
8 8 (11.59%) Resource Management
9 7 (10.14%) Coaching
9 7 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.14%) PRINCE
9 7 (10.14%) Project Governance
10 6 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) Java
2 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) PMI Certification
2 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
2 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) Degree
4 6 (8.70%) PMP
5 4 (5.80%) CSQA
6 3 (4.35%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.45%) APMP
8 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (37.68%) PMO
2 4 (5.80%) QA
3 2 (2.90%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) SAP
3 2 (2.90%) CA
3 2 (2.90%) Google
3 2 (2.90%) IFS
3 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.45%) Planview
4 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com