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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 16 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 55 89 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.76% 12.62% 9.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.35% 13.36% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 51 33
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £305 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £465 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £407 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
588 666 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 93.63% 94.47% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 345 346
Average daily rate £420 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 48 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.30 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -9 7 £265 -37.64% 5
Hemel Hempstead -2 6 £390 -29.09%
Rickmansworth - 3 £525 -
Stevenage +2 2 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City +6 1 £390 +17.73%
Hertford -6 1 £475 +58.33%
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 46 (38.66%) Project Management
2 41 (34.45%) Finance
3 35 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 26 (21.85%) Retail
5 22 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (18.49%) Migration
5 22 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (15.13%) Oracle
7 16 (13.45%) Linux
8 14 (11.76%) Middleware
8 14 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
10 12 (10.08%) E-Commerce
11 11 (9.24%) Cisco
11 11 (9.24%) ITIL
11 11 (9.24%) Legal
11 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (8.40%) F5
12 10 (8.40%) Change Control
12 10 (8.40%) BMC PATROL
12 10 (8.40%) Scrum
12 10 (8.40%) Solaris
12 10 (8.40%) WebLogic
12 10 (8.40%) EMC
12 10 (8.40%) BMC
13 9 (7.56%) HP
13 9 (7.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (7.56%) Internet
13 9 (7.56%) MPLS
13 9 (7.56%) Quality Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 10 (8.40%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.52%) WorkSite
4 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (3.36%) Maximo
3 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.68%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.84%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.84%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.84%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) VPN
1 9 (7.56%) Internet
1 9 (7.56%) MPLS
2 6 (5.04%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (4.20%) SMS
4 3 (2.52%) LAN
4 3 (2.52%) WAN
4 3 (2.52%) Firewall
5 2 (1.68%) Intranet
6 1 (0.84%) VoIP
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.36%) DB2
4 3 (2.52%) Big Data
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.84%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (34.45%) Finance
2 26 (21.85%) Retail
3 11 (9.24%) Legal
4 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Front Office
6 1 (0.84%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.76%) Middleware
2 5 (4.20%) .NET
3 1 (0.84%) J2EE
3 1 (0.84%) CSS
3 1 (0.84%) XML
3 1 (0.84%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 5 (4.20%) IVR
2 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.36%) PDA
4 3 (2.52%) NHS
5 2 (1.68%) PMI
5 2 (1.68%) EPoS
5 2 (1.68%) Social Media
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.45%) Linux
2 10 (8.40%) Solaris
3 9 (7.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.66%) Project Management
2 35 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 22 (18.49%) Migration
3 22 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 12 (10.08%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.24%) ITIL
7 10 (8.40%) Scrum
7 10 (8.40%) Change Control
8 9 (7.56%) Quality Management
9 8 (6.72%) Risk Management
9 8 (6.72%) Data Migration
10 7 (5.88%) Data Protection
10 7 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (5.88%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.04%) CRM
11 6 (5.04%) Matrix Management
12 5 (4.20%) Supplier Management
12 5 (4.20%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.20%) SQL
2 1 (0.84%) Java
2 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (7.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (7.56%) Degree
3 6 (5.04%) ISEB
4 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.52%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.84%) PMP
6 1 (0.84%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.52%) XenServer
1 3 (2.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 18 (15.13%) Oracle
2 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.24%) Cisco
4 10 (8.40%) EMC
4 10 (8.40%) BMC
4 10 (8.40%) F5
5 9 (7.56%) HP
6 6 (5.04%) SAP
6 6 (5.04%) JDA
6 6 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.52%) VMware
8 1 (0.84%) Citrix
8 1 (0.84%) IBM
8 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
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