Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Microsoft Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 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.

Microsoft Project
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 77 70
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 16 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.98% 1.54% 1.75%
As % of the Applications category 8.65% 12.44% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 19
Hertfordshire median daily rate £463 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% +3.23% -13.89%
10th Percentile £398 £275 £225
90th Percentile £546 £590 £458
East of England median daily rate £475 £378 £425
% change year-on-year +25.83% -11.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £28.27 £39.00
% change year-on-year -53.42% -27.53% -3.70%

Microsoft Project is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 185 193 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.33% 12.36% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 85 77
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £303 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.83% -19.33% +9.49%
10th Percentile £123 £127 £139
90th Percentile £491 £560 £451
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 33
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -30.00% +47.11%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £33.50 £27.50 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.59% -4.55% +10.00%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Hertfordshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Project within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -1 5 £400 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £475 -
Hatfield -2 1 - - 5
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 - -
Microsoft Project
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 11 (68.75%) Project Management
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2
3 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (31.25%) Project Governance
6 4 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) NHS
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Marketing
7 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (18.75%) Validation
7 3 (18.75%) PMP
7 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Sage
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 3 (18.75%) PMO
7 3 (18.75%) Sage 50
7 3 (18.75%) Skype
8 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
8 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring 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 1 (6.25%) IBM Domino
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Sage 50
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) 2.5G
2 1 (6.25%) 2G
2 1 (6.25%) 3G
2 1 (6.25%) 4G
2 1 (6.25%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Cutover Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Compliance Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planner
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Cutover Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Project Management
2 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Project Governance
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) Validation
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (6.25%) Resource Levelling
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
1 3 (18.75%) PMP
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) APMP
3 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PMO
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Sage
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Workday