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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 26 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.44% - 1.25%
As % of the Applications category 15.38% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £373 £349
% change year-on-year
-6.71% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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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
13 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.35% 19.38% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 1
Average daily rate £210 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -22.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) FMCG
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft