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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 11 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 80 48 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.74% 8.86% 7.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.01% 12.12% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 15 31
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £328 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +141.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +7.14%
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
571 396 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.64% 73.06% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 203 328
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 41
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.63 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 19 August 2014.

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 19 August 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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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
Hitchin +2 10 £393 -36.17% 1
Watford -11 8 £565 +32.86% 3
Rickmansworth - 8 £415 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +5 6 £271 -39.88% 3
Hemel Hempstead -2 6 £400 - 3
St Albans +6 4 £450 +24.13% 2
Stevenage -2 1 - - 2
Letchworth - 1 £325 -
Abbots Langley - - - - 1
Baldock - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 52 (35.62%) Finance
2 44 (30.14%) Retail
3 40 (27.40%) PRINCE2
4 29 (19.86%) E-Commerce
4 29 (19.86%) Change Management
5 21 (14.38%) Manufacturing
6 20 (13.70%) Java
6 20 (13.70%) SQL
7 18 (12.33%) Oracle
8 17 (11.64%) IBM
8 17 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (11.64%) Time Management
9 15 (10.27%) Change Control
10 14 (9.59%) WebSphere
11 13 (8.90%) Risk Management
11 13 (8.90%) Microsoft
12 12 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (8.22%) J2EE
12 12 (8.22%) Security Cleared
13 11 (7.53%) MS Excel
13 11 (7.53%) SharePoint
13 11 (7.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (6.85%) ITIL
14 10 (6.85%) Business Analysis
14 10 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (6.85%) SC Cleared
14 10 (6.85%) Analytics
15 9 (6.16%) Telecoms
15 9 (6.16%) Project Planning
15 9 (6.16%) Service Delivery

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 14 (9.59%) WebSphere
2 11 (7.53%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.79%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (2.05%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.05%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.05%) IIS
5 2 (1.37%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.37%) SAS
5 2 (1.37%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Lync
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) CICS
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.48%) MS Project
3 6 (4.11%) MS Office
3 6 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.37%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.68%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.68%) TrackWise
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.74%) ADSL
1 4 (2.74%) L2TP
2 3 (2.05%) Intranet
2 3 (2.05%) Extranet
2 3 (2.05%) HTTP
2 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.37%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) VLAN
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) MPLS
4 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.74%) DB2
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.37%) QlikView
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.37%) MS Access
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) DTS
5 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.68%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.68%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Subversion
2 2 (1.37%) ERwin
General
1 52 (35.62%) Finance
2 44 (30.14%) Retail
3 21 (14.38%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (6.16%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.42%) Legal
7 2 (1.37%) Banking
7 2 (1.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Turkish Language
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (49.32%) Project Manager
2 29 (19.86%) Analyst
3 27 (18.49%) Business Analyst
4 10 (6.85%) Consultant
4 10 (6.85%) Technical Manager
5 8 (5.48%) Agile Project Manager
5 8 (5.48%) Technical Project Manager
6 7 (4.79%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (4.11%) Service Manager
8 5 (3.42%) Architect
8 5 (3.42%) Technical Services Manager
8 5 (3.42%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.74%) Business Consultant
9 4 (2.74%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (2.05%) Administrator
10 3 (2.05%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (2.05%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.22%) J2EE
2 8 (5.48%) .NET
3 5 (3.42%) Middleware
4 2 (1.37%) XML
5 1 (0.68%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.74%) NHS
1 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
1 4 (2.74%) Informatics
2 3 (2.05%) Open Source
3 2 (1.37%) Video on Demand
3 2 (1.37%) STB
3 2 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (1.37%) FMCG
3 2 (1.37%) PMI
3 2 (1.37%) EPoS
3 2 (1.37%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.37%) DTV
3 2 (1.37%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.68%) IVR
4 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.68%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.48%) Linux
2 5 (3.42%) Windows
3 4 (2.74%) UNIX
4 3 (2.05%) SUSE
4 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.05%) AIX
5 2 (1.37%) MVS
6 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.40%) PRINCE2
2 29 (19.86%) E-Commerce
2 29 (19.86%) Change Management
3 17 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (11.64%) Time Management
4 15 (10.27%) Change Control
5 13 (8.90%) Risk Management
6 10 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (6.85%) ITIL
6 10 (6.85%) Business Analysis
6 10 (6.85%) Analytics
7 9 (6.16%) Project Planning
7 9 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.16%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.48%) Quality Management
8 8 (5.48%) Supplier Management
8 8 (5.48%) Programme Management
8 8 (5.48%) Resource Management
8 8 (5.48%) Waterfall
9 7 (4.79%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.70%) Java
1 20 (13.70%) SQL
2 4 (2.74%) Python
2 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.05%) VB
4 2 (1.37%) VB6
5 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.85%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.11%) APMP
3 6 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.74%) Degree
5 3 (2.05%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.37%) ISEB
7 1 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.68%) PMP
7 1 (0.68%) CISA
7 1 (0.68%) GIAC
7 1 (0.68%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.74%) QA
3 3 (2.05%) GxP
4 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.68%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.05%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (12.33%) Oracle
2 17 (11.64%) IBM
3 13 (8.90%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.79%) SAP
5 6 (4.11%) Remedy
6 5 (3.42%) HP
7 3 (2.05%) Dell
7 3 (2.05%) Cisco
7 3 (2.05%) Sun
7 3 (2.05%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.05%) Niku
7 3 (2.05%) Planview
8 2 (1.37%) VocaLink
8 2 (1.37%) Tableau
8 2 (1.37%) VMware
8 2 (1.37%) Teradata
8 2 (1.37%) Lotus
8 2 (1.37%) CA
8 2 (1.37%) CommVault
8 2 (1.37%) NetApp
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