The table below looks at the statistics for Market Research skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Research over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Research
Rank 73 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Market Research 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% - 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £431 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Market Research
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
651 359 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.77% 72.82% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 164 343
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +68.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Market Research
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Research across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Market Research Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Market Research
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Market Research across the Hertfordshire region.

Market Research Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Market Research
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Market Research across the Hertfordshire region.

Market Research Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Market Research
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Research within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - - - -
Market Research
East of England

Market Research
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Market Research also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Market Research.

1 4 (100.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (75.00%) Software Licensing
2 3 (75.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Market Research also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Market Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Procurement Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Procurement Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Procurement Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (75.00%) Software Licensing
2 3 (75.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management