The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 55 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Project 15 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.91% 2.00% 1.39%
As % of the Applications category 11.54% 11.11% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Average daily rate £413 £295 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
130 117 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.54% 18.03% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 45
Average daily rate £300 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £144 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £15.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £21.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -12 3 £425 +44.06% 4
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £280 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project.

1 16 (55.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (37.93%) Project Management
3 8 (27.59%) MS Office
4 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
5 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
5 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
6 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) PMI
7 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
7 4 (13.79%) Retail
7 4 (13.79%) APMP
8 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (10.34%) Use Case
8 3 (10.34%) Release Management
8 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.34%) System Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Workflow
8 3 (10.34%) Finance
8 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
8 3 (10.34%) MS Project Server
8 3 (10.34%) TrackWise
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.34%) Remedy
8 3 (10.34%) Niku
8 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) MS Project Server
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (55.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (27.59%) MS Office
3 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
4 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
1 2 (6.90%) VPN
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) French Language
5 1 (3.45%) International Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Project Manager
3 8 (27.59%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (10.34%) Project Planner
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Manager
5 3 (10.34%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.90%) PMO Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Project Office Support
7 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) J2EE
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) PMI
2 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) Use Case
3 3 (10.34%) Release Management
3 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
3 3 (10.34%) System Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
3 3 (10.34%) Workflow
3 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
3 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) QMS
4 2 (6.90%) EAI
4 2 (6.90%) SOA
4 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) UML
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (3.45%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) APMP
2 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) GxP
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Remedy
2 3 (10.34%) Niku
2 3 (10.34%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
Watford
Benedict Cole
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Watford
Benedict Cole
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 23 days ago