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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 57 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.75% 1.46% 1.56%
As % of the Applications category 4.50% 8.82% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
Average daily rate
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£373 £400 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +78.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +44.23%
Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
111 102 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.67% 16.56% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 50
Average daily rate £300 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £144 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 25
Average hourly rate £11.00 £21.50 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.83% +76.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £36.35 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
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
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 29 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Letchworth - 1 £325 -
Watford - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (30.00%) MS Office
4 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) TrackWise
5 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (15.00%) Release Management
6 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) System Testing
6 3 (15.00%) QMS
6 3 (15.00%) GxP
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Remedy
6 3 (15.00%) Niku
6 3 (15.00%) MS Project Server
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (10.00%) French Language
7 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
7 2 (10.00%) EAI
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) SAP
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) J2EE
7 2 (10.00%) Retail
7 2 (10.00%) Programme Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) MS Project Server
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS Office
3 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) French Language
4 1 (5.00%) International Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (15.00%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Project Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) J2EE
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Release Management
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) System Testing
3 3 (15.00%) QMS
4 2 (10.00%) EAI
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) GxP
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Remedy
2 3 (15.00%) Niku
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle