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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 71 87 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.75% 11.49% 10.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.47% 16.51% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 26
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.85 £34.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.32% +58.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -5.40%
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
527 527 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.39% 69.62% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 269 258
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +80.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £9.50 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -3 23 £375 -11.76% 7
Hemel Hempstead +1 9 £285 -48.18% 4
Hertford - 7 £500 -
Stevenage +5 5 £500 -9.09% 2
St Albans - 2 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City -4 1 - -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Potters Bar - 1 - - 1
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 45 (32.61%) PRINCE2
2 38 (27.54%) Finance
3 29 (21.01%) Microsoft
4 27 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (18.12%) ITIL
6 23 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 22 (15.94%) Oracle
8 21 (15.22%) Windows
8 21 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (14.49%) Retail
10 19 (13.77%) PMI Certification
11 18 (13.04%) Cisco
11 18 (13.04%) PMI
12 17 (12.32%) HP
12 17 (12.32%) SQL
13 16 (11.59%) VMware
13 16 (11.59%) Analytics
14 15 (10.87%) MS Office
14 15 (10.87%) SAP
15 14 (10.14%) ERP
15 14 (10.14%) Degree
16 13 (9.42%) EMC
16 13 (9.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (9.42%) Service Delivery
16 13 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (8.70%) Change Control
17 12 (8.70%) Migration
17 12 (8.70%) QA

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 9 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.80%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.90%) Lync
3 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.90%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.90%) WorkSite
4 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.87%) MS Office
3 7 (5.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.17%) MS Project
5 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.90%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.72%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.72%) Maximo
5 1 (0.72%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.72%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.62%) Office 365
2 3 (2.17%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) WAN
2 7 (5.07%) DHCP
2 7 (5.07%) DNS
3 6 (4.35%) MPLS
3 6 (4.35%) Firewall
3 6 (4.35%) LAN
3 6 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.35%) VPN
4 4 (2.90%) Unified Communications
4 4 (2.90%) NAS
4 4 (2.90%) SAN
5 3 (2.17%) PABX
6 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.72%) VoIP
7 1 (0.72%) WLAN
7 1 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.97%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.52%) Snowflake Schema
3 8 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.80%) QlikView
4 7 (5.07%) Star Schema
5 4 (2.90%) Big Data
6 1 (0.72%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.72%) DB2
6 1 (0.72%) MS Access
6 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) LoadRunner
General
1 38 (27.54%) Finance
2 20 (14.49%) Retail
3 7 (5.07%) Legal
4 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) French Language
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Automotive
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (43.48%) Project Manager
2 20 (14.49%) Analyst
3 13 (9.42%) IT Project Manager
3 13 (9.42%) Infrastructure Manager
3 13 (9.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 9 (6.52%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.80%) Team Leader
6 7 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (5.07%) Programme Manager
7 5 (3.62%) Developer
7 5 (3.62%) Consultant
8 4 (2.90%) Desktop Support
8 4 (2.90%) Technical Support
8 4 (2.90%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (2.90%) Support Engineer
8 4 (2.90%) Service Manager
8 4 (2.90%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 4 (2.90%) Communications Manager
8 4 (2.90%) E-Commerce Manager
8 4 (2.90%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.80%) Middleware
2 4 (2.90%) J2EE
3 2 (1.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.72%) XMPP
4 1 (0.72%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.72%) HTML
4 1 (0.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.72%) CSS
4 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.04%) PMI
2 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.80%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.62%) Celerra
4 5 (3.62%) CLARiiON
4 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.90%) Social Media
5 4 (2.90%) Symmetrix DMX
5 4 (2.90%) NHS
5 4 (2.90%) Symmetrix
5 4 (2.90%) EMC Centera
6 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.72%) PDA
8 1 (0.72%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.72%) EPoS
8 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.22%) Windows
2 13 (9.42%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (7.25%) Linux
4 8 (5.80%) Solaris
5 6 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (4.35%) Android
5 6 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.61%) PRINCE2
2 27 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (18.12%) ITIL
4 21 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (11.59%) Analytics
6 14 (10.14%) ERP
7 13 (9.42%) Service Delivery
8 12 (8.70%) Change Control
8 12 (8.70%) Migration
9 11 (7.97%) Time Management
9 11 (7.97%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (7.97%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.97%) Test Strategy
9 11 (7.97%) Coaching
10 10 (7.25%) People Management
11 9 (6.52%) Change Management
11 9 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.80%) Risk Management
13 7 (5.07%) Programme Management
13 7 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.32%) SQL
2 4 (2.90%) Java
3 2 (1.45%) C
4 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.72%) C#
4 1 (0.72%) C++
4 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.72%) VB
4 1 (0.72%) sed
4 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (13.77%) PMI Certification
2 14 (10.14%) Degree
3 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.52%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.35%) CCNA
7 5 (3.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.72%) PMP
8 1 (0.72%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) EFQM
System Software
1 12 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.80%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.35%) XenApp
5 5 (3.62%) vSphere
6 4 (2.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.80%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.72%) OpenView
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 29 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.94%) Oracle
3 18 (13.04%) Cisco
4 17 (12.32%) HP
5 16 (11.59%) VMware
6 15 (10.87%) SAP
7 13 (9.42%) EMC
8 9 (6.52%) Citrix
9 8 (5.80%) F5
9 8 (5.80%) Tableau
9 8 (5.80%) BMC
10 6 (4.35%) Apple
10 6 (4.35%) Dell
10 6 (4.35%) Brocade
10 6 (4.35%) Planview
11 5 (3.62%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.90%) NetApp
12 4 (2.90%) IBM
13 3 (2.17%) Google
13 3 (2.17%) Cognos
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