The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 12 11 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 61 70 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.82% 11.02% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.36% 11.59% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 25
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£450 £439 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £344 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.38 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +30.38%
Project Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
652 604 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.22% 95.12% 92.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 312 428
Average daily rate £380 £364 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.46% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 60
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Hertfordshire region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Hertfordshire region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 +5 18 £413 -5.17% 5
Hertford +3 4 £525 +58.49%
Hemel Hempstead -4 4 £355 -30.73% 2
Stevenage - 4 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £525 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -1 1 - -
St Albans -7 1 £450 -
Hitchin - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 57 (45.97%) Project Management
2 55 (44.35%) PRINCE2
3 35 (28.23%) Finance
4 29 (23.39%) Retail
5 25 (20.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (16.13%) Migration
7 17 (13.71%) Oracle
8 16 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (12.10%) Service Delivery
9 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
10 14 (11.29%) E-Commerce
11 13 (10.48%) Quality Management
11 13 (10.48%) Legal
12 12 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (9.68%) Resource Management
12 12 (9.68%) Change Control
13 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (8.87%) Middleware
13 11 (8.87%) Windows
13 11 (8.87%) Risk Management
13 11 (8.87%) Programme Management
14 10 (8.06%) Change Management
15 9 (7.26%) .NET
15 9 (7.26%) Cisco
15 9 (7.26%) Waterfall
16 8 (6.45%) Matrix Management
16 8 (6.45%) ISEB
16 8 (6.45%) Java
17 7 (5.65%) IVR
17 7 (5.65%) SQL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.65%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (2.42%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.61%) WorkSite
3 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.23%) MS Project
3 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Office
4 1 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.61%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.81%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.81%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.81%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) SMS
2 5 (4.03%) VPN
2 5 (4.03%) MPLS
3 4 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.61%) Intranet
4 2 (1.61%) Internet
4 2 (1.61%) WAN
4 2 (1.61%) LAN
4 2 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.61%) Big Data
2 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
General
1 35 (28.23%) Finance
2 29 (23.39%) Retail
3 13 (10.48%) Legal
4 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.23%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.87%) Middleware
2 9 (7.26%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) HTML
3 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.81%) CSS
3 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) IVR
2 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.23%) PMI
3 4 (3.23%) NHS
4 2 (1.61%) Social Media
4 2 (1.61%) EPoS
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) FMCG
5 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.87%) Windows
2 6 (4.84%) Linux
3 3 (2.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.97%) Project Management
2 55 (44.35%) PRINCE2
3 25 (20.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (16.13%) Migration
5 16 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (12.10%) Service Delivery
7 14 (11.29%) E-Commerce
8 13 (10.48%) Quality Management
9 12 (9.68%) Resource Management
9 12 (9.68%) Change Control
10 11 (8.87%) Risk Management
10 11 (8.87%) Programme Management
11 10 (8.06%) Change Management
12 9 (7.26%) Waterfall
13 8 (6.45%) Matrix Management
14 7 (5.65%) ITIL
14 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (4.84%) Analytics
15 6 (4.84%) Supplier Management
15 6 (4.84%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.45%) Java
2 7 (5.65%) SQL
3 2 (1.61%) VB
3 2 (1.61%) VB6
4 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (6.45%) ISEB
4 7 (5.65%) Degree
4 7 (5.65%) APMP
5 4 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.61%) XenServer
2 2 (1.61%) vSphere
2 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 17 (13.71%) Oracle
2 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.26%) Cisco
4 6 (4.84%) SAP
5 3 (2.42%) VMware
5 3 (2.42%) BMC
5 3 (2.42%) JDA
5 3 (2.42%) HP
5 3 (2.42%) EMC
5 3 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.42%) F5
6 2 (1.61%) VocaLink
6 2 (1.61%) Citrix
6 2 (1.61%) Teradata
7 1 (0.81%) Sage
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: market rate
Posted: 4 days ago