Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 October 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 46 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 +14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 6 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.64% 1.20% 3.81%
As % of the Applications category 9.84% 15.63% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Watford median daily rate £400 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.54% -14.47%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.23% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 61 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 16.71% 7.69% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 10
Watford median daily rate £370 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -9.68% +42.20%
10th Percentile £114 £163 £167
90th Percentile £453 £438 £431
Hertfordshire median daily rate £278 £325 £375
% change year-on-year -14.48% -13.47% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Watford median hourly rate £30.00 £17.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.91% +16.95% +11.32%
10th Percentile £18.25 £16.50 £13.63
90th Percentile £35.00 £18.50 £16.08
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -8.77% -26.92% +44.44%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Watford

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Watford

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Watford region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Project Governance
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (66.67%) Marketing
3 4 (66.67%) NHS
3 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Skype
5 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) PMP
5 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) MBA
6 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (16.67%) Subversion
6 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Manager
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Governance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Governance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) Project Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MAPM
2 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MBA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft