Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 834 826
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 -107
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 55 52 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.050% 0.076%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.32% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 48
UK median daily rate £360 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £305 £246 £241
90th Percentile £650 £531 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -11.06% +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
UK median hourly rate £24.50 - £35.00
10th Percentile £13.00 - £32.50
90th Percentile £39.05 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - £35.00

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 16961 19368 20167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.57% 18.50% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11168 12541 12691
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 477 604
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.44% +13.89%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.10 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.53 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +14.29%

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 25 November 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 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Project Server in the UK

MS Project Server
Top 9 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 25 November 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 +17 55 £360 -10.00% 1
UK excluding London +67 43 £356 -11.06%
South East +11 29 £363 -10.77%
London -22 12 £360 -10.00% 1
North of England +53 7 £320 +65.16%
Yorkshire +30 7 £320 +34.74%
West Midlands +29 4 £440 +54.39%
Midlands +28 4 £440 +54.39%
East of England -6 3 £750 -

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 50 (90.91%) Microsoft Project
2 42 (76.36%) Microsoft
3 41 (74.55%) Project Management
4 20 (36.36%) PMO
5 18 (32.73%) SharePoint
5 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.45%) Project Planning
7 13 (23.64%) Scrum
7 13 (23.64%) Analytics
8 11 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
8 11 (20.00%) PMI Certification
8 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 10 (18.18%) Degree
9 10 (18.18%) PMP
9 10 (18.18%) PRINCE2
10 9 (16.36%) CRM
10 9 (16.36%) Primavera
10 9 (16.36%) Project Governance
10 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
10 9 (16.36%) SDLC
11 8 (14.55%) Office 365
11 8 (14.55%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (14.55%) Marketing
11 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
12 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
12 7 (12.73%) CMS

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 18 (32.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.73%) CMS
3 6 (10.91%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (90.91%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (10.91%) MS Visio
5 5 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Primavera
2 4 (7.27%) CA PPM
3 3 (5.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) LAN
1 2 (3.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.55%) Marketing
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Project Manager
2 17 (30.91%) Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) IT Manager
4 6 (10.91%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Project Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) PMO Planner
6 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) 1st Line Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Marketing Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Marketing Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Programme Planner
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Senior QA Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Quality Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) HTML
1 1 (1.82%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
1 1 (1.82%) XML
1 1 (1.82%) XSL
1 1 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Social Media
1 7 (12.73%) Virtual Team
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) FMCG
3 1 (1.82%) PMI
3 1 (1.82%) RIA
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
1 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (74.55%) Project Management
2 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) Project Planning
4 13 (23.64%) Analytics
4 13 (23.64%) Scrum
5 11 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
6 10 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 9 (16.36%) CRM
7 9 (16.36%) Project Governance
7 9 (16.36%) SDLC
7 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
8 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (14.55%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
9 7 (12.73%) Coaching
9 7 (12.73%) Content Management
9 7 (12.73%) Digital Analytics
9 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
9 7 (12.73%) Global Marketing
9 7 (12.73%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) C
1 1 (1.82%) Java
1 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 10 (18.18%) PMP
3 3 (5.45%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.64%) CSQA
4 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (36.36%) PMO
2 5 (9.09%) P3O
3 4 (7.27%) PMBOK
4 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (76.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) CA
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Nintex
4 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.82%) VMware