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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 14 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 76 43 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.10% 8.14% 8.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.97% 11.62% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 17 25
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£400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £298 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.57% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £16.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £16.50 £18.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.15%
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
635 370 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.05% 70.08% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 175 342
Average daily rate £400 £370 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.67% +108.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Watford -10 8 £413 -4.34% 10
Welwyn Garden City -1 7 £270 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -4 7 £400 +14.28% 5
Hitchin - 7 £400 -
Rickmansworth - 7 £375 -
Stevenage 0 3 - - 1
St Albans +4 1 - - 3
Cheshunt - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 51 (35.66%) Finance
2 27 (18.88%) PRINCE2
3 25 (17.48%) Change Management
3 25 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (16.08%) Retail
5 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (11.89%) Microsoft
7 16 (11.19%) Oracle
8 15 (10.49%) SQL
8 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
8 15 (10.49%) Programme Management
8 15 (10.49%) Analytics
8 15 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (9.79%) Risk Management
10 13 (9.09%) Manufacturing
10 13 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 12 (8.39%) SAP
11 12 (8.39%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (8.39%) Project Planning
12 11 (7.69%) Resource Management
12 11 (7.69%) Security Cleared
12 11 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (7.69%) Telecoms
12 11 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (6.99%) Java
13 10 (6.99%) Time Management
13 10 (6.99%) QA
13 10 (6.99%) Change Control
14 9 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (6.29%) SC Cleared

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (4.90%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.10%) CMS
3 3 (2.10%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.40%) TPMS
4 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.40%) SAS
4 2 (1.40%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.70%) CICS
5 1 (0.70%) Lync
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.90%) MS Office
4 5 (3.50%) MS Project
5 4 (2.80%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.70%) SPSS
6 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.40%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.40%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
1 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.80%) ADSL
1 4 (2.80%) L2TP
2 3 (2.10%) SMS
2 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.70%) VLAN
4 1 (0.70%) VPN
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.70%) Internet
4 1 (0.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.10%) QlikView
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.40%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.40%) Snowflake Schema
3 2 (1.40%) Star Schema
3 2 (1.40%) MS Access
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.70%) DB2
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Subversion
2 2 (1.40%) ERwin
General
1 51 (35.66%) Finance
2 23 (16.08%) Retail
3 13 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (4.90%) Legal
6 3 (2.10%) Publishing
6 3 (2.10%) Banking
7 2 (1.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Turkish Language
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 51 (35.66%) Project Manager
2 24 (16.78%) Analyst
3 17 (11.89%) Business Analyst
4 11 (7.69%) Consultant
5 7 (4.90%) Technical Manager
6 6 (4.20%) Senior Manager
6 6 (4.20%) Architect
6 6 (4.20%) Project Planner
7 5 (3.50%) Developer
7 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (3.50%) Technical Project Manager
7 5 (3.50%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (3.50%) SAP Manager
8 4 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (2.80%) Administrator
9 3 (2.10%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (2.10%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (2.10%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.59%) .NET
2 6 (4.20%) Middleware
3 4 (2.80%) XML
4 3 (2.10%) J2EE
5 2 (1.40%) Web Services
5 2 (1.40%) REST
6 1 (0.70%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.70%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.70%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.20%) NHS
3 5 (3.50%) Informatics
4 4 (2.80%) Social Media
4 4 (2.80%) User Experience
4 4 (2.80%) PMI
5 3 (2.10%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.10%) Open Source
5 3 (2.10%) Pharmacovigilance
5 3 (2.10%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.40%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.40%) IVR
6 2 (1.40%) STB
6 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.40%) DTV
6 2 (1.40%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) EPoS
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.80%) Linux
2 2 (1.40%) MVS
2 2 (1.40%) Windows
3 1 (0.70%) AIX
3 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.88%) PRINCE2
2 25 (17.48%) Change Management
2 25 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.49%) Programme Management
4 15 (10.49%) Analytics
5 14 (9.79%) Risk Management
6 13 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 12 (8.39%) Project Planning
8 11 (7.69%) Resource Management
9 10 (6.99%) Time Management
9 10 (6.99%) Change Control
10 9 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.29%) Quality Management
11 8 (5.59%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.59%) ERP
11 8 (5.59%) Data Management
11 8 (5.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (5.59%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.49%) SQL
2 10 (6.99%) Java
3 4 (2.80%) Python
3 4 (2.80%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.10%) VB
5 2 (1.40%) VB6
6 1 (0.70%) REXX
6 1 (0.70%) JCL
6 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.90%) APMP
4 6 (4.20%) Degree
5 5 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.50%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.10%) ACCA
6 3 (2.10%) CIMA
6 3 (2.10%) AAT
7 2 (1.40%) ISEB
8 1 (0.70%) CISSP
8 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.70%) PMP
8 1 (0.70%) GIAC
8 1 (0.70%) CCSE
8 1 (0.70%) CISA
8 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.99%) QA
2 4 (2.80%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.80%) GxP
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.10%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.10%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.19%) Oracle
3 12 (8.39%) SAP
4 8 (5.59%) Planview
5 5 (3.50%) IBM
6 3 (2.10%) Tableau
7 2 (1.40%) VocaLink
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco
7 2 (1.40%) CA
7 2 (1.40%) CommVault
7 2 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.40%) NetApp
7 2 (1.40%) Lotus
7 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.40%) VMware
7 2 (1.40%) Teradata
8 1 (0.70%) Primavera
8 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.70%) EMC
8 1 (0.70%) Juniper
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