The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 54 53 60
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.73% 0.85%
As % of the Applications category 4.17% 5.15% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £374 £365
% change year-on-year -6.41% +2.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £39.67 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.07% +76.31%  

MS Project is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 96 97 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.22% 14.18% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 35
Median daily rate £225 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.35% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £185 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 18
Median hourly rate £33.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.58% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £49.50 £26.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing MS Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in Hertfordshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Hertfordshire

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in Hertfordshire

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project 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 27 March 2017. 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 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
Watford -1 1 £350 -
Hatfield - 1 £350 -
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (50.00%) PMO
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (37.50%) Advertising
4 6 (37.50%) Project Planning
4 6 (37.50%) Time Management
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) MS Office
6 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) Change Control
7 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (12.50%) ISO27002
7 2 (12.50%) IFS
7 2 (12.50%) Content Development
7 2 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 2 (12.50%) Planning and Forecasting
7 2 (12.50%) ISMS
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Content Management
7 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) CA
7 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Automotive
7 2 (12.50%) Legal

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 2 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
General
1 6 (37.50%) Advertising
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Automotive
3 2 (12.50%) Billing
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) PMO Lead
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Development Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) PMO Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Head of Security
4 1 (6.25%) Information Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Planner
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planner
4 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) e-Learning
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 6 (37.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Content Development
3 2 (12.50%) Content Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) ISMS
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) PMO
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) CA
2 2 (12.50%) IFS
3 1 (6.25%) NGA Human Resources
3 1 (6.25%) SAP