Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 827 827
Rank change year-on-year +20 0 -100
Contract jobs citing MS Project Server 68 57 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.054% 0.064%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 39
UK median daily rate £343 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.19% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £305 £255 £219
90th Percentile £525 £509 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £406 £290
% change year-on-year -20.00% +40.09% -25.64%
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 16591 19745 20397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.70% 18.59% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10853 12898 12857
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 514 629
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +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 October 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 21 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Project Server in the UK

MS Project Server
Top 10 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 October 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 +51 67 £343 -15.51% 1
UK excluding London +67 53 £325 -20.00% 1
South East +35 32 £343 -16.79% 1
London -6 14 £371 -7.34%
North of England +87 10 £320 +23.08%
Yorkshire +42 10 £320 +23.08%
Midlands +42 7 £440 +54.39%
West Midlands +35 7 £440 +54.39%
East of England -22 3 £750 +57.89%
South West +14 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 63 (92.65%) Microsoft Project
2 46 (67.65%) Project Management
3 45 (66.18%) Microsoft
4 27 (39.71%) PMO
5 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (32.35%) SharePoint
7 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Excel
8 17 (25.00%) PMI Certification
9 16 (23.53%) Project Planning
10 13 (19.12%) Scrum
10 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2
10 13 (19.12%) Portfolio Management
10 13 (19.12%) Analytics
11 12 (17.65%) Degree
12 11 (16.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 11 (16.18%) MS Visio
12 11 (16.18%) PMP
12 11 (16.18%) Finance
12 11 (16.18%) SDLC
13 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (13.24%) Change Management
14 9 (13.24%) Resource Management
14 9 (13.24%) Project Governance
14 9 (13.24%) Waterfall
14 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
14 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
15 8 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (11.76%) Coaching

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 22 (32.35%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.29%) CMS
3 6 (8.82%) Confluence
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.94%) Documentum
5 2 (2.94%) IIS
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 63 (92.65%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (16.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (16.18%) MS Visio
4 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Primavera
2 5 (7.35%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.94%) CA PPM
3 2 (2.94%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) LAN
1 2 (2.94%) SSL
1 2 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Marketing
3 5 (7.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Project Manager
2 20 (29.41%) Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) PMO Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) PMO Planner
5 6 (8.82%) Project Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) IT Manager
6 5 (7.35%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Programme Planner
7 4 (5.88%) QA Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Senior QA Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Quality Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Project Planner
9 2 (2.94%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (2.94%) Junior
9 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Web Services
2 2 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (1.47%) HTML
3 1 (1.47%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.47%) XML
3 1 (1.47%) XSL
3 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Social Media
2 7 (10.29%) Virtual Team
3 6 (8.82%) PMI
4 1 (1.47%) FMCG
4 1 (1.47%) RIA
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
1 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (67.65%) Project Management
2 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.53%) Project Planning
4 13 (19.12%) Analytics
4 13 (19.12%) Portfolio Management
4 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2
4 13 (19.12%) Scrum
5 11 (16.18%) SDLC
6 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (13.24%) Change Management
7 9 (13.24%) Project Governance
7 9 (13.24%) Resource Management
7 9 (13.24%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.76%) Asset Management
8 8 (11.76%) Coaching
8 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (11.76%) CRM
8 8 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (10.29%) Content Management
9 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (1.47%) C
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 12 (17.65%) Degree
3 11 (16.18%) PMP
4 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
4 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.88%) CSQA
5 4 (5.88%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (39.71%) PMO
2 4 (5.88%) QA
3 2 (2.94%) P3O
3 2 (2.94%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (66.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) SAP
3 2 (2.94%) CA
3 2 (2.94%) Google
3 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.47%) Nintex
4 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com