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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 18 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 65 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.19% 9.37% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.60% 9.84% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 32
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£418 £394 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £323 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -21.62%
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
756 498 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.21% 95.22% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 246 436
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 46 64
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £113.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Hemel Hempstead -4 5 £400 +60.00% 1
Watford -12 5 - - 4
Rickmansworth - 5 £475 -
Welwyn Garden City +2 4 £413 +6.45%
Stevenage 0 2 £400 +6.66%
St Albans -5 1 - - 1
Cheshunt - - - -
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 67 (56.78%) Project Management
2 43 (36.44%) PRINCE2
3 29 (24.58%) Retail
4 28 (23.73%) Finance
5 19 (16.10%) Java
6 17 (14.41%) E-Commerce
7 16 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (12.71%) Oracle
9 11 (9.32%) J2EE
9 11 (9.32%) Change Management
9 11 (9.32%) Migration
9 11 (9.32%) Waterfall
10 10 (8.47%) WebSphere
10 10 (8.47%) Change Control
10 10 (8.47%) Risk Management
10 10 (8.47%) .NET
10 10 (8.47%) Windows
10 10 (8.47%) IBM
10 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
10 10 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (7.63%) ITIL
11 9 (7.63%) SQL
11 9 (7.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 8 (6.78%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (6.78%) Security Cleared
12 8 (6.78%) Manufacturing
13 7 (5.93%) Programme Management
13 7 (5.93%) MS Project
13 7 (5.93%) Cisco
13 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (8.47%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.78%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.69%) SAS
4 2 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.69%) IIS
4 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.69%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) MS Project
2 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.69%) MS Office
5 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) SMS
1 2 (1.69%) HTTP
1 2 (1.69%) Intranet
1 2 (1.69%) Extranet
2 1 (0.85%) L2TP
2 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.85%) ADSL
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.69%) DB2
1 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 29 (24.58%) Retail
2 28 (23.73%) Finance
3 8 (6.78%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (1.69%) French Language
6 2 (1.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Games
7 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.32%) J2EE
2 10 (8.47%) .NET
3 6 (5.08%) Middleware
4 2 (1.69%) Web Services
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.39%) PMI
2 3 (2.54%) EPoS
3 2 (1.69%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.69%) FMCG
3 2 (1.69%) DTV
3 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.69%) IVR
3 2 (1.69%) STB
3 2 (1.69%) Video on Demand
3 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.85%) Informatics
4 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.47%) Windows
2 4 (3.39%) Linux
3 3 (2.54%) UNIX
4 2 (1.69%) AIX
4 2 (1.69%) SUSE
4 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (56.78%) Project Management
2 43 (36.44%) PRINCE2
3 17 (14.41%) E-Commerce
4 16 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.32%) Migration
5 11 (9.32%) Change Management
5 11 (9.32%) Waterfall
6 10 (8.47%) Change Control
6 10 (8.47%) Risk Management
7 9 (7.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 9 (7.63%) ITIL
8 7 (5.93%) Programme Management
8 7 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.93%) Resource Management
8 7 (5.93%) Matrix Management
9 6 (5.08%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.24%) Web Development
10 5 (4.24%) Scrum
10 5 (4.24%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.24%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.10%) Java
2 9 (7.63%) SQL
3 2 (1.69%) VB
3 2 (1.69%) VB6
4 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.85%) C#
4 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.93%) APMP
3 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.39%) ISEB
4 4 (3.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) GxP
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) Oracle
2 10 (8.47%) IBM
2 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.93%) Cisco
4 5 (4.24%) Remedy
5 2 (1.69%) Niku
5 2 (1.69%) SAP
5 2 (1.69%) Teradata
5 2 (1.69%) Sun
5 2 (1.69%) HP
5 2 (1.69%) Dell
5 2 (1.69%) Citrix
5 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.69%) VocaLink
6 1 (0.85%) Sage
6 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.85%) EMC
6 1 (0.85%) Planview
6 1 (0.85%) BT
6 1 (0.85%) VMware
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