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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 10 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 81 53 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.54% 7.93% 11.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.74% 8.53% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 31
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£450 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £379 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.78% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
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
754 621 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 88.81% 92.96% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 324 294
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 54 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £29.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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 +5 14 £475 - 4
Stevenage -1 7 £650 +62.50%
St Albans +7 5 £400 -
Welwyn Garden City -6 5 - - 1
Rickmansworth +3 3 £400 -15.34%
Hemel Hempstead -3 3 £400 - 1
Hertford - 3 - -
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 62 (43.06%) Project Management
2 50 (34.72%) PRINCE2
3 39 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (22.92%) Finance
5 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (14.58%) Retail
7 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
8 18 (12.50%) PMI Certification
9 15 (10.42%) Migration
9 15 (10.42%) PMI
9 15 (10.42%) ITIL
10 13 (9.03%) Change Management
10 13 (9.03%) Waterfall
10 13 (9.03%) People Management
11 12 (8.33%) Data Centre
11 12 (8.33%) CRM
12 11 (7.64%) E-Commerce
12 11 (7.64%) MS Excel
13 10 (6.94%) Time Management
14 9 (6.25%) Java
15 8 (5.56%) Service Delivery
15 8 (5.56%) J2EE
15 8 (5.56%) WAN
15 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
15 8 (5.56%) Windows
15 8 (5.56%) Active Directory
15 8 (5.56%) IBM
15 8 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (5.56%) WebSphere
15 8 (5.56%) Degree

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 8 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.78%) WorkSite
2 4 (2.78%) Lync
3 3 (2.08%) CMS
4 2 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.86%) MS Project
3 4 (2.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Maximo
1 5 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.78%) Office 365
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) WAN
2 7 (4.86%) SAN
3 6 (4.17%) LAN
3 6 (4.17%) Firewall
4 5 (3.47%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.78%) PABX
5 4 (2.78%) Internet
5 4 (2.78%) MPLS
5 4 (2.78%) VPN
6 3 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.69%) SSL
7 1 (0.69%) WLAN
7 1 (0.69%) FTP
7 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.78%) DB2
1 4 (2.78%) Data Mining
1 4 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.69%) Subversion
2 1 (0.69%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (22.92%) Finance
2 21 (14.58%) Retail
3 5 (3.47%) Back Office
4 4 (2.78%) Legal
5 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.39%) Billing
6 2 (1.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Front Office
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.56%) J2EE
2 6 (4.17%) .NET
3 5 (3.47%) Web Services
4 2 (1.39%) Middleware
5 1 (0.69%) XMPP
5 1 (0.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.42%) PMI
2 12 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.78%) NHS
5 4 (2.78%) PDA
5 4 (2.78%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.08%) FMCG
6 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.39%) EPoS
7 2 (1.39%) PKI
7 2 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.39%) User Experience
8 1 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (1.39%) HPUX
2 2 (1.39%) Solaris
2 2 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.06%) Project Management
2 50 (34.72%) PRINCE2
3 39 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.42%) Migration
5 15 (10.42%) ITIL
6 13 (9.03%) Change Management
6 13 (9.03%) Waterfall
6 13 (9.03%) People Management
7 12 (8.33%) CRM
8 11 (7.64%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.94%) Time Management
10 8 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.86%) Quality Management
11 7 (4.86%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.17%) Supplier Management
12 6 (4.17%) Project Planning
12 6 (4.17%) ERP
12 6 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.25%) Java
2 4 (2.78%) SQL
3 3 (2.08%) C
4 1 (0.69%) C++
4 1 (0.69%) VB
4 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 8 (5.56%) Degree
2 8 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (4.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.78%) PMP
6 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.39%) ISEB
7 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.78%) XenServer
3 4 (2.78%) vSphere
4 2 (1.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.56%) IBM
3 7 (4.86%) Cisco
3 7 (4.86%) Oracle
3 7 (4.86%) HP
4 6 (4.17%) VMware
5 5 (3.47%) SAP
6 2 (1.39%) Adobe
6 2 (1.39%) Google
6 2 (1.39%) EMC
6 2 (1.39%) BMC
6 2 (1.39%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.39%) F5
6 2 (1.39%) Splunk
6 2 (1.39%) FireEye
6 2 (1.39%) McAfee
7 1 (0.69%) Sage
7 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.69%) Citrix
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