The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 10 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 96 69 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.37% 10.92% 8.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.41% 11.39% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 37 59
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £402 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% +72.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
716 606 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.27% 95.89% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 308 436
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 81
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Project Manager
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford +4 32 £407 -6.01% 4
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £550 - 1
Stevenage -4 3 £388 -13.88% 1
St Albans -5 1 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City -14 1 £300 -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 93 (58.86%) Project Management
2 52 (32.91%) Retail
3 46 (29.11%) Finance
4 44 (27.85%) PRINCE2
5 34 (21.52%) E-Commerce
5 34 (21.52%) Java
6 30 (18.99%) IBM
6 30 (18.99%) WebSphere
7 26 (16.46%) J2EE
7 26 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (14.56%) Manufacturing
9 22 (13.92%) Oracle
10 20 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (12.03%) Waterfall
12 17 (10.76%) Time Management
12 17 (10.76%) Change Control
13 15 (9.49%) Change Management
13 15 (9.49%) .NET
13 15 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (8.23%) ITIL
15 13 (8.23%) Linux
15 13 (8.23%) Microsoft
16 12 (7.59%) UNIX
17 11 (6.96%) MS Project
17 11 (6.96%) Security Cleared
17 11 (6.96%) Web Development
18 10 (6.33%) Data Governance
18 10 (6.33%) Kimball Methodology
18 10 (6.33%) Scrum

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (18.99%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.43%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (4.43%) CMS
3 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.80%) IIS
3 6 (3.80%) MQSeries
3 6 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (3.80%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.90%) Lync
4 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (6.96%) MS Project
2 8 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Tridion
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) HTTP
2 4 (2.53%) Intranet
3 3 (1.90%) Extranet
4 2 (1.27%) Internet
5 1 (0.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.80%) DB2
1 6 (3.80%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.63%) DTS
4 1 (0.63%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 52 (32.91%) Retail
2 46 (29.11%) Finance
3 23 (14.56%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.80%) Back Office
5 3 (1.90%) Marketing
6 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.27%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.46%) J2EE
2 15 (9.49%) .NET
3 4 (2.53%) HTML
3 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.53%) HTML5
4 3 (1.90%) Apache Flex
4 3 (1.90%) Web Services
4 3 (1.90%) Flash
5 1 (0.63%) Qt
5 1 (0.63%) JSON
5 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.63%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.16%) PMI
2 4 (2.53%) FMCG
2 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.90%) Social Media
3 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.90%) EPoS
3 3 (1.90%) NHS
4 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.63%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (0.63%) Informatics
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.23%) Linux
2 12 (7.59%) UNIX
3 7 (4.43%) Windows
4 6 (3.80%) AIX
4 6 (3.80%) SUSE
4 6 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Android
5 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (58.86%) Project Management
2 44 (27.85%) PRINCE2
3 34 (21.52%) E-Commerce
4 26 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (12.03%) Waterfall
7 17 (10.76%) Time Management
7 17 (10.76%) Change Control
8 15 (9.49%) Change Management
8 15 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (8.23%) ITIL
11 11 (6.96%) Web Development
12 10 (6.33%) Data Governance
12 10 (6.33%) Kimball Methodology
12 10 (6.33%) Scrum
12 10 (6.33%) ETL
13 8 (5.06%) SOA
13 8 (5.06%) Migration
14 7 (4.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.52%) Java
2 6 (3.80%) SQL
3 5 (3.16%) VB.NET
3 5 (3.16%) C#
4 1 (0.63%) VB6
4 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (6.96%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.16%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.53%) APMP
5 2 (1.27%) Degree
5 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.63%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (18.99%) IBM
2 22 (13.92%) Oracle
3 13 (8.23%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.43%) HP
5 6 (3.80%) Dell
5 6 (3.80%) Sun
5 6 (3.80%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.80%) Remedy
6 4 (2.53%) SAP
7 3 (1.90%) Facebook
8 2 (1.27%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.27%) Niku
8 2 (1.27%) Siebel
9 1 (0.63%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.63%) BT
9 1 (0.63%) AppSense
9 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.63%) BMC
9 1 (0.63%) Symbian
Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Rate: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Benedict Cole
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
St. Albans
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 27 days ago