Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 68 69
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 17 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.09% 1.86% 1.32%
As % of the Applications category 8.21% 15.69% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £416 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.93% -9.68% +4.03%
10th Percentile £394 £275 £245
90th Percentile £505 £433 £483
East of England median daily rate £450 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £30.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -23.08% +20.00%

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 207 153 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.27% 11.87% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 80 83
Hertfordshire median daily rate £250 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.02% -13.40% +25.00%
10th Percentile £124 £115 £134
90th Percentile £456 £513 £476
East of England median daily rate £324 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -0.38% - +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 27
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.35 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.09% -13.16% +35.71%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.41 £10.18
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.48 £53.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.67 £16.50
% change year-on-year -4.00% +1.02% +13.79%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 6 £400 +14.29%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £475 -
Ware - 2 £416 -
Hatfield -8 1 - - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 (64.71%) Project Management
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (47.06%) PRINCE2
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (41.18%) MS Visio
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (29.41%) Project Governance
4 5 (29.41%) PMO
5 4 (23.53%) Marketing
5 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 4 (23.53%) NHS
6 3 (17.65%) PMP
6 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Sage
6 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Sage 50
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Skype
7 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
7 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (11.76%) Management Information System

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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (41.18%) MS Visio
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Sage 50
2 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.88%) CA PPM
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Planner
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Resource Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) NHS
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) FMCG
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Project Management
2 8 (47.06%) PRINCE2
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Project Governance
5 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
5 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Change Control
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
7 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
7 2 (11.76%) ERP
7 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
1 3 (17.65%) PMP
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) APMP
3 1 (5.88%) MAPM
3 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.88%) MBA
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (5.88%) GMP
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Sage
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Workday