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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 48 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 10 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.58% 1.42% 0.79%
As % of the Applications category 9.71% 9.45% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £381 £435 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% +16.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £219 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £356 £364
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £36.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £31.40 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-29.49% +99.36%
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
103 127 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.30% 14.99% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 49 45
Median daily rate £425 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £120 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £453 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 37 27
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £9.30 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 July 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 July 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
Welwyn Garden City +8 3 £425 -
St Albans +3 3 - -
Watford +6 1 £388 -18.42%
Potters Bar - 1 £240 -
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Advertising
4 3 (17.65%) Publishing
4 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
4 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) MS Office
4 3 (17.65%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 3 (17.65%) MS Project Server
5 2 (11.76%) Logistics
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (11.76%) FMCG
5 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) CMS

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 (17.65%) MS Project Server
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Advertising
3 3 (17.65%) Publishing
4 1 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (5.88%) Billing
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) PMO Lead
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Clinical Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Documentation Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Planner
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Planner
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) FMCG
1 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
4 3 (17.65%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Logistics
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Sage