Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Microsoft Project
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 69 63
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 +31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 24 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.52% 1.73% 2.29%
As % of the Applications category 12.37% 13.41% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 19
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -13.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £363
90th Percentile £590 £458 £545
East of England median daily rate £378 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.18% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
East of England median hourly rate £28.27 £39.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -27.53% -3.70% +145.45%

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 194 179 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.29% 12.91% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 77 78
Hertfordshire median daily rate £303 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.33% +9.49% +3.79%
10th Percentile £127 £139 £176
90th Percentile £560 £451 £529
East of England median daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year +4.00% -2.34% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 62
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £24.25 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.27% +79.00% -9.68%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £27.50 £53.75 £34.50
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -9.09%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -12 5 £400 -1.54% 1
Hatfield - 5 £325 -
St Albans 0 2 - -
Waltham Cross - 1 £300 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 - 1
Royston - 1 £270 -
Microsoft Project
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Project.

1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS Visio
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (29.17%) Project Planning
2 7 (29.17%) PMO
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) Change Control
5 4 (16.67%) ISMS
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security
5 4 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Legal
5 4 (16.67%) CA
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.67%) ERP
6 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (12.50%) SAP
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) ISEB
6 3 (12.50%) Quality Management

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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS Visio
3 4 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Legal
3 3 (12.50%) Advertising
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Information Officer
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
3 4 (16.67%) PMO Lead
3 4 (16.67%) Security Officer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) GDPR Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) PMO Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Project Planner
5 2 (8.33%) Release Manager
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Manager
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Release Manager
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Change and Release Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (29.17%) Project Planning
1 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.83%) Change Control
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.67%) ERP
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) ISMS
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Security
4 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
2 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (8.33%) PMP
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (29.17%) PMO
2 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (12.50%) GDPR
4 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) CA
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) IFS
3 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) iManage