The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 24 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing MS Project 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.28% 1.43% -
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £388 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +34.37%
MS Project
Hertfordshire

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

Applications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
20 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.93% 9.29% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 12
Median daily rate £290 £210 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Watford

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

MS Project
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Watford region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) SAP