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 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
Project Management
Rank 13 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 86 40 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.14% 8.11% 7.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.21% 11.14% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 15 32
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£400 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £38.75 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.90% +148.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £37.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £39.75 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
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% -

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 22 September 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 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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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 12 £393 -36.17%
Rickmansworth - 10 £413 - 2
Watford -13 8 £375 -12.28% 1
Welwyn Garden City +1 7 £389 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -5 5 £425 +21.42% 2
Stevenage -3 2 - - 1
St Albans +1 1 £450 +24.13% 8
Abbots Langley - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 31 (21.68%) PRINCE2
3 30 (20.98%) Retail
4 27 (18.88%) Change Management
5 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (12.59%) SQL
7 17 (11.89%) E-Commerce
7 17 (11.89%) Manufacturing
8 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
8 16 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (10.49%) Oracle
9 15 (10.49%) Time Management
10 14 (9.79%) MS Excel
10 14 (9.79%) Risk Management
11 13 (9.09%) Security Cleared
11 13 (9.09%) Analytics
11 13 (9.09%) Change Control
12 12 (8.39%) Java
13 11 (7.69%) Telecoms
13 11 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (7.69%) SC Cleared
14 10 (6.99%) Resource Management
14 10 (6.99%) SharePoint
14 10 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (6.29%) MS Project
15 9 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (6.29%) Project Planning
15 9 (6.29%) Business Analysis
15 9 (6.29%) Programme Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (6.99%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.90%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (2.10%) CMS
3 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.10%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.40%) TPMS
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 14 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.29%) MS Project
3 8 (5.59%) MS Office
3 8 (5.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) SPSS
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
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
3 1 (0.70%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.70%) SAP SD
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%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.40%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.40%) QlikView
2 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.40%) MS Access
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.70%) DB2
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.70%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (0.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Subversion
2 2 (1.40%) ERwin
General
1 51 (35.66%) Finance
2 30 (20.98%) Retail
3 17 (11.89%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (4.20%) Legal
6 4 (2.80%) Publishing
6 4 (2.80%) Marketing
7 2 (1.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.70%) Turkish Language
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (41.26%) Project Manager
2 29 (20.28%) Analyst
3 26 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 11 (7.69%) Consultant
5 7 (4.90%) Technical Manager
6 6 (4.20%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (3.50%) Technical Project Manager
7 5 (3.50%) Architect
7 5 (3.50%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (2.80%) Senior Manager
8 4 (2.80%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (2.80%) Administrator
8 4 (2.80%) Developer
8 4 (2.80%) Business Consultant
8 4 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.10%) SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (2.10%) Senior Business Consultant
9 3 (2.10%) Project Planner
9 3 (2.10%) Coordinator
9 3 (2.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.59%) .NET
2 5 (3.50%) Middleware
3 4 (2.80%) J2EE
4 3 (2.10%) XML
5 1 (0.70%) ATL
5 1 (0.70%) Web Services
5 1 (0.70%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.70%) REST
5 1 (0.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.90%) NHS
3 4 (2.80%) Informatics
3 4 (2.80%) User Experience
4 3 (2.10%) Social Media
4 3 (2.10%) Open Source
4 3 (2.10%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.10%) PMI
4 3 (2.10%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.40%) IVR
5 2 (1.40%) STB
5 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.40%) DTV
5 2 (1.40%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.70%) FMCG
6 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.70%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (0.70%) EPoS
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 31 (21.68%) PRINCE2
2 27 (18.88%) Change Management
3 22 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.89%) E-Commerce
5 15 (10.49%) Time Management
6 14 (9.79%) Risk Management
7 13 (9.09%) Analytics
7 13 (9.09%) Change Control
8 10 (6.99%) Resource Management
9 9 (6.29%) Project Planning
9 9 (6.29%) Programme Management
9 9 (6.29%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.59%) Quality Management
10 8 (5.59%) ITIL
10 8 (5.59%) Supplier Management
11 7 (4.90%) Matrix Management
11 7 (4.90%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.59%) SQL
2 12 (8.39%) 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 13 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.90%) APMP
4 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.50%) Degree
6 4 (2.80%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.40%) ACCA
7 2 (1.40%) CIMA
7 2 (1.40%) ISEB
7 2 (1.40%) AAT
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.50%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) GxP
3 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 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 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.49%) Oracle
3 6 (4.20%) SAP
3 6 (4.20%) IBM
4 5 (3.50%) Remedy
5 4 (2.80%) Planview
6 3 (2.10%) Niku
7 2 (1.40%) VMware
7 2 (1.40%) Teradata
7 2 (1.40%) NetApp
7 2 (1.40%) Lotus
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco
7 2 (1.40%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.40%) CA
7 2 (1.40%) CommVault
7 2 (1.40%) VocaLink
7 2 (1.40%) Tableau
8 1 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.70%) EMC
8 1 (0.70%) Juniper
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