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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 72 70 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.16% 10.37% 10.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.77% 13.70% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 25
Average daily rate
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£525 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £291 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £391 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 £20.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% -32.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.85 £20.00 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.52% -17.85%
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
564 511 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 71.76% 75.70% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 261 237
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 33 20
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.97% -36.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.75 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 August 2015. 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 -2 13 £475 - 3
Hemel Hempstead -1 6 £375 -6.25% 3
Stevenage -6 3 £550 - 1
Rickmansworth 0 2 £400 -6.97%
Welwyn Garden City -8 2 £450 +66.35% 2
Potters Bar - 2 £400 -
St Albans -2 1 £625 +38.88% 1
Hertford -4 1 £525 -12.50%
Ware - 1 £425 -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 54 (37.76%) PRINCE2
2 34 (23.78%) Finance
2 34 (23.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (20.98%) ITIL
4 26 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (16.78%) PMI Certification
6 23 (16.08%) Windows
6 23 (16.08%) Microsoft
6 23 (16.08%) Retail
7 22 (15.38%) VMware
7 22 (15.38%) Change Management
8 21 (14.69%) PMI
8 21 (14.69%) HP
9 19 (13.29%) E-Commerce
10 18 (12.59%) MS Office
11 16 (11.19%) Cisco
11 16 (11.19%) Time Management
11 16 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (9.79%) MS Excel
12 14 (9.79%) Active Directory
12 14 (9.79%) Degree
13 13 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (8.39%) Analytics
14 12 (8.39%) People Management
14 12 (8.39%) Risk Management
14 12 (8.39%) SQL

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
1 8 (5.59%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.20%) Lync
3 5 (3.50%) WorkSite
4 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.40%) CMS
4 2 (1.40%) LiveLink
4 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (12.59%) MS Office
2 14 (9.79%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.59%) MS Project
4 4 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.50%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (2.10%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.40%) Agresso
5 1 (0.70%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.70%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) Office 365
2 3 (2.10%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.69%) DHCP
1 11 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 11 (7.69%) DNS
2 9 (6.29%) Firewall
2 9 (6.29%) WAN
3 7 (4.90%) LAN
4 5 (3.50%) VPN
4 5 (3.50%) Internet
4 5 (3.50%) MPLS
4 5 (3.50%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.80%) PABX
6 3 (2.10%) NAS
6 3 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.10%) SAN
6 3 (2.10%) UMTS
6 3 (2.10%) GSM
7 2 (1.40%) Intranet
7 2 (1.40%) LTE
8 1 (0.70%) 4G
8 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) Big Data
3 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.40%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (1.40%) Star Schema
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.40%) QlikView
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) JIRA
2 2 (1.40%) Subversion
General
1 34 (23.78%) Finance
2 23 (16.08%) Retail
3 8 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.20%) Legal
5 3 (2.10%) Publishing
5 3 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.10%) Billing
6 2 (1.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) French Language
7 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (43.36%) Project Manager
2 20 (13.99%) Analyst
3 12 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 9 (6.29%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 9 (6.29%) E-Commerce Manager
6 8 (5.59%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.59%) Desktop Support
7 7 (4.90%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.90%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (4.20%) Technical Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Implementation Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Consultant
8 6 (4.20%) Technical Project Manager
8 6 (4.20%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (3.50%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Procurement Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Communications Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.59%) J2EE
2 2 (1.40%) Web Services
2 2 (1.40%) .NET
3 1 (0.70%) EDI
3 1 (0.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.69%) PMI
2 16 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.90%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.20%) EMC VNX
6 5 (3.50%) CLARiiON
6 5 (3.50%) Celerra
7 3 (2.10%) FMCG
7 3 (2.10%) Symmetrix DMX
7 3 (2.10%) Social Media
7 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.10%) User Experience
7 3 (2.10%) Symmetrix
7 3 (2.10%) EMC Centera
7 3 (2.10%) PKI
7 3 (2.10%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (2.10%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.40%) EPoS
8 2 (1.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.08%) Windows
2 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (7.69%) Android
4 11 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 10 (6.99%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.40%) UNIX
7 2 (1.40%) HPUX
7 2 (1.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.76%) PRINCE2
2 34 (23.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (20.98%) ITIL
4 26 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (15.38%) Change Management
6 19 (13.29%) E-Commerce
7 16 (11.19%) Time Management
8 13 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (8.39%) Analytics
9 12 (8.39%) People Management
9 12 (8.39%) Risk Management
10 11 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 11 (7.69%) Information Security
10 11 (7.69%) Change Control
11 10 (6.99%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.59%) Business Transformation
12 8 (5.59%) ERP
13 7 (4.90%) CRM
13 7 (4.90%) Configuration Management
14 6 (4.20%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.39%) SQL
2 10 (6.99%) Java
3 4 (2.80%) C
4 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.70%) sed
5 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.70%) C++
5 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (16.78%) PMI Certification
2 14 (9.79%) Degree
3 11 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.69%) CCNA
3 11 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.80%) PMP
8 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.40%) ISEB
9 1 (0.70%) CISSP
9 1 (0.70%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.70%) PhD
9 1 (0.70%) SSCP
9 1 (0.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) SLA
2 3 (2.10%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.70%) EFQM
4 1 (0.70%) GCP
4 1 (0.70%) GMP
4 1 (0.70%) GLP
System Software
1 14 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.69%) XenApp
4 8 (5.59%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.50%) XenServer
5 5 (3.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.10%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.38%) VMware
3 21 (14.69%) HP
4 16 (11.19%) Cisco
5 11 (7.69%) Oracle
5 11 (7.69%) Dell
5 11 (7.69%) Citrix
5 11 (7.69%) Apple
6 9 (6.29%) SAP
6 9 (6.29%) IBM
7 6 (4.20%) EMC
7 6 (4.20%) Brocade
8 5 (3.50%) Google
8 5 (3.50%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.10%) NetApp
10 2 (1.40%) Splunk
10 2 (1.40%) Tableau
10 2 (1.40%) FireEye
10 2 (1.40%) hybris
10 2 (1.40%) TIBCO
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