Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 74 58
Rank change year-on-year -16 -16 +28
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 13 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.84% 1.87% 2.37%
As % of the Applications category 6.95% 16.78% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 15
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £293 £244 £425
90th Percentile £558 £475 £538
East of England median daily rate £500 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +37.93% -14.71% +37.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
East of England median hourly rate £28.02 £48.31 £37.75
% change year-on-year -42.01% +27.97% +190.38%

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 187 149 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.07% 11.16% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 72 76
Hertfordshire median daily rate £285 £300 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -18.37% +5.00%
10th Percentile £131 £130 £170
90th Percentile £583 £475 £525
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £360
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.67% +30.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 35 56
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.41% +208.03% +19.98%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.10 £10.25
90th Percentile £38.80 £53.40 £42.63
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% - -

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 February 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 February 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
Hemel Hempstead +2 2 £400 -
St Albans - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 £370 -17.87% 2
Hatfield -5 1 £303 -24.38%
Royston - 1 £270 -
Microsoft Project
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) PMO
5 3 (23.08%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (23.08%) Resource Allocation
5 3 (23.08%) GDPR
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (23.08%) Data Security
5 3 (23.08%) PMP
5 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
6 2 (15.38%) Contingency Planning

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 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Project Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) PMO Manager
4 3 (23.08%) PMO Project Manager
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 3 (23.08%) Senior PMO
4 3 (23.08%) Senior PMO Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) GDPR Project Manager
5 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
5 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Project Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Release Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
2 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Security
4 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (23.08%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
2 3 (23.08%) PMP
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) PMO
2 3 (23.08%) GDPR
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.69%) GxP
3 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) HP