The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management 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 Project Management over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 19 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 38 59 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.60% 9.29% 10.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.34% 12.47% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 30
Average daily rate £375 £449 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% +1.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £351 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £573 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £23.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% +14.32%
Project Management
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
407 473 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.66% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 255 254
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Project Management
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 Project Management within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 6 £413 -2.94% 1
Welwyn Garden City +6 4 £325 -16.66%
Hemel Hempstead +2 3 £478 +218.33% 2
Stevenage -2 3 £430 -
St Albans -4 2 £388 +10.71% 2
Borehamwood - 1 £165 - 2
Letchworth - 1 £350 - 2
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 24 (25.81%) PRINCE2
2 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (20.43%) ITIL
4 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (16.13%) Retail
6 14 (15.05%) Advertising
7 13 (13.98%) Finance
7 13 (13.98%) Waterfall
7 13 (13.98%) Data Centre
8 12 (12.90%) Change Management
9 11 (11.83%) Time Management
10 10 (10.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (10.75%) Migration
10 10 (10.75%) WAN
10 10 (10.75%) PMI Certification
10 10 (10.75%) MS Project
11 9 (9.68%) LAN
11 9 (9.68%) Cisco
11 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
11 9 (9.68%) Change Control
12 8 (8.60%) VLAN
12 8 (8.60%) Release Management
12 8 (8.60%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (8.60%) PMI
12 8 (8.60%) Citrix
12 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
12 8 (8.60%) MS Office
13 7 (7.53%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.53%) PMP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Project Management 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Project
2 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.60%) MS Office
3 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.08%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.08%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.08%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.15%) Boomi
1 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.15%) Force.com
1 2 (2.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) Silverpop
2 1 (1.08%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) WAN
2 9 (9.68%) LAN
3 8 (8.60%) VLAN
4 7 (7.53%) DNS
4 7 (7.53%) Firewall
5 6 (6.45%) IP Telephony
5 6 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (5.38%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.15%) DHCP
7 2 (2.15%) LDAP
7 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.08%) HTTP
8 1 (1.08%) Internet
8 1 (1.08%) MPLS
8 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Adabas
2 1 (1.08%) Big Data
General
1 15 (16.13%) Retail
2 14 (15.05%) Advertising
3 13 (13.98%) Finance
4 7 (7.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.15%) Automotive
6 2 (2.15%) Marketing
6 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.08%) Back Office
7 1 (1.08%) Billing
7 1 (1.08%) Front Office
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (44.09%) Project Manager
2 22 (23.66%) Analyst
3 11 (11.83%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 6 (6.45%) Architect
5 6 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Technical Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (5.38%) NHS Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.23%) Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) J2EE
1 2 (2.15%) Web Services
2 1 (1.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.08%) CGI
2 1 (1.08%) Dancer
2 1 (1.08%) Mason
2 1 (1.08%) Moose
2 1 (1.08%) REST
2 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.60%) PMI
3 7 (7.53%) NHS
4 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.38%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.38%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.15%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.15%) Life Science
6 2 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.08%) Informatics
7 1 (1.08%) LIMS
7 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.15%) Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.08%) HPUX
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) PRINCE2
2 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (20.43%) ITIL
4 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.98%) Waterfall
6 12 (12.90%) Change Management
7 11 (11.83%) Time Management
8 10 (10.75%) Migration
8 10 (10.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (9.68%) Change Control
10 8 (8.60%) Release Management
11 7 (7.53%) Data Migration
11 7 (7.53%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.45%) Coaching
12 6 (6.45%) Resource Management
12 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.38%) Business Analysis
13 5 (5.38%) Programme Management
14 4 (4.30%) ERP
14 4 (4.30%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) Java
3 1 (1.08%) C
3 1 (1.08%) C#
3 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.08%) JCL
3 1 (1.08%) NATURAL
3 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) PMI Certification
2 8 (8.60%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (7.53%) Degree
3 7 (7.53%) PMP
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.15%) MBA
4 2 (2.15%) PgMP
4 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.08%) APMP
5 1 (1.08%) CCNA
5 1 (1.08%) CCNP
5 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.08%) MCSA
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) GMP
3 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.23%) XenApp
3 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) SCCM
1 2 (2.15%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) Bacula
2 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) Cisco
3 8 (8.60%) Citrix
4 7 (7.53%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (6.45%) Oracle
6 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.38%) Nortel
6 5 (5.38%) Siemens
7 4 (4.30%) VMware
8 3 (3.23%) JDA
8 3 (3.23%) SAP
9 2 (2.15%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.15%) Dell
9 2 (2.15%) EMC
9 2 (2.15%) HP
9 2 (2.15%) IBM
9 2 (2.15%) NetApp
9 2 (2.15%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.08%) iManage
10 1 (1.08%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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