The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 7 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 70 64 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.51% 10.39% 8.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.46% 13.76% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 29
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £325 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £589 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £29.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +96.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 465 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.67% 75.49% 68.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 234 301
Average daily rate £388 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 44
Average hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Management
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -14 8 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead +4 7 £400 - 2
Hitchin +2 7 £393 -36.17% 1
Rickmansworth - 7 £430 -
St Albans +3 4 £450 +24.13%
Welwyn Garden City -2 4 £271 -39.88% 2
Letchworth - 1 £325 -
Stevenage - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Broxbourne - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 55 (34.81%) Finance
2 52 (32.91%) Retail
3 44 (27.85%) PRINCE2
4 38 (24.05%) E-Commerce
5 37 (23.42%) Change Management
6 27 (17.09%) Manufacturing
7 26 (16.46%) Java
8 25 (15.82%) Oracle
9 24 (15.19%) IBM
10 21 (13.29%) SQL
11 20 (12.66%) WebSphere
11 20 (12.66%) Time Management
12 18 (11.39%) Microsoft
13 15 (9.49%) J2EE
13 15 (9.49%) Linux
13 15 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (8.86%) ITIL
14 14 (8.86%) Change Control
15 12 (7.59%) .NET
15 12 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (6.96%) Security Cleared
16 11 (6.96%) MS Excel
17 10 (6.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (6.33%) Risk Management
17 10 (6.33%) Service Delivery
17 10 (6.33%) UNIX
17 10 (6.33%) Oracle Service Bus
18 9 (5.70%) SC Cleared
18 9 (5.70%) Supplier Management
18 9 (5.70%) SharePoint

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (12.66%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (5.70%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.80%) MQSeries
4 6 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.80%) IIS
4 6 (3.80%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (3.16%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.90%) SAS
7 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.27%) CMS
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.63%) Lync
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.63%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.43%) MS Project
3 6 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.53%) MS Office
4 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.63%) TrackWise
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Taleo
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.43%) HTTP
2 4 (2.53%) L2TP
2 4 (2.53%) ADSL
3 3 (1.90%) Intranet
3 3 (1.90%) Extranet
4 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.27%) SAN
5 1 (0.63%) MPLS
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
5 1 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.43%) DB2
3 6 (3.80%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.27%) QlikView
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) DTS
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.63%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.63%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Subversion
General
1 55 (34.81%) Finance
2 52 (32.91%) Retail
3 27 (17.09%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (5.70%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.16%) Legal
7 2 (1.27%) Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Turkish Language
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 84 (53.16%) Project Manager
2 27 (17.09%) Analyst
3 25 (15.82%) Business Analyst
4 13 (8.23%) Consultant
5 11 (6.96%) Technical Project Manager
5 11 (6.96%) Technical Manager
6 10 (6.33%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (5.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (5.70%) Agile Project Manager
7 9 (5.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (4.43%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Delivery Project Manager
9 6 (3.80%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Technical Services Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.16%) IT Support
10 5 (3.16%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.49%) J2EE
2 12 (7.59%) .NET
3 5 (3.16%) Middleware
4 1 (0.63%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.16%) Blackberry
1 5 (3.16%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.53%) Informatics
2 4 (2.53%) NHS
2 4 (2.53%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.90%) Open Source
4 2 (1.27%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.27%) FMCG
4 2 (1.27%) EPoS
4 2 (1.27%) DTV
4 2 (1.27%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.27%) STB
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.49%) Linux
2 10 (6.33%) UNIX
3 6 (3.80%) Windows
3 6 (3.80%) AIX
3 6 (3.80%) SUSE
3 6 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.27%) MVS
5 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.85%) PRINCE2
2 38 (24.05%) E-Commerce
3 37 (23.42%) Change Management
4 20 (12.66%) Time Management
5 15 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.86%) ITIL
6 14 (8.86%) Change Control
7 12 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.33%) Risk Management
8 10 (6.33%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.70%) Supplier Management
10 8 (5.06%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.06%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.06%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.43%) Analytics
11 7 (4.43%) Service Management
11 7 (4.43%) Quality Management
12 6 (3.80%) Web Development
12 6 (3.80%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.46%) Java
2 21 (13.29%) SQL
3 4 (2.53%) Python
3 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.90%) VB6
4 3 (1.90%) VB
5 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (6.96%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.70%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.53%) Degree
4 4 (2.53%) APMP
5 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.63%) CISSP
7 1 (0.63%) PMP
7 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CISA
7 1 (0.63%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.90%) GxP
2 3 (1.90%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (15.82%) Oracle
2 24 (15.19%) IBM
3 18 (11.39%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.70%) HP
5 6 (3.80%) Dell
5 6 (3.80%) Sun
5 6 (3.80%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.80%) Remedy
6 5 (3.16%) SAP
6 5 (3.16%) Lotus
7 3 (1.90%) Cisco
7 3 (1.90%) EMC
7 3 (1.90%) Niku
7 3 (1.90%) Planview
8 2 (1.27%) Teradata
8 2 (1.27%) Brocade
8 2 (1.27%) CA
8 2 (1.27%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.27%) Veeam
8 2 (1.27%) VocaLink
Welwyn Garden City
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £250 - £285 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £550 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 6 days ago