The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 52 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 9 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.32% 1.07% 1.70%
As % of the Applications category 8.82% 8.25% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Median daily rate £388 £225 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £215 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £301 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £36.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +19.73%
MS Project
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
102 97 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.00% 13.02% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 48
Median daily rate £350 £315 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £120 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 25
Median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% -30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £9.20 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Hertfordshire region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Hertfordshire region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
St Albans +1 3 £425 +88.88%
Welwyn Garden City +6 2 £388 -
Potters Bar - 1 £240 -
Stevenage - 1 £475 -
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 3 (21.43%) Publishing
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) MS Project Server
3 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) FMCG
4 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Advertising
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (21.43%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Publishing
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) PMO Lead
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Clinical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Planner
4 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Planner
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) FMCG
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Order to Cash
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Sage