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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 6 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 104 65 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.84% 8.20% 9.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.87% 8.63% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 49 20
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£455 £418 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.98% +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +7.62%
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
750 753 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.59% 94.96% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 423 246
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 51 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +16 20 £463 - 4
Stevenage +1 9 £650 +62.50%
St Albans +7 7 £469 -
Rickmansworth +11 3 £400 -15.78% 1
Hemel Hempstead +2 2 £400 - 1
Hertford -1 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City -10 2 - - 1
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 75 (45.18%) Project Management
2 63 (37.95%) PRINCE2
3 54 (32.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (28.92%) Finance
5 33 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
7 20 (12.05%) Retail
7 20 (12.05%) Waterfall
8 18 (10.84%) PMI Certification
9 16 (9.64%) PMI
9 16 (9.64%) Change Management
9 16 (9.64%) People Management
10 14 (8.43%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.83%) Migration
11 13 (7.83%) Data Centre
11 13 (7.83%) Time Management
12 12 (7.23%) MS Excel
12 12 (7.23%) CRM
12 12 (7.23%) ITIL
12 12 (7.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (6.63%) Active Directory
13 11 (6.63%) Java
13 11 (6.63%) Service Delivery
14 10 (6.02%) J2EE
14 10 (6.02%) Windows
14 10 (6.02%) IBM
14 10 (6.02%) WebSphere
14 10 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (5.42%) Degree

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (6.02%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.41%) WorkSite
3 4 (2.41%) Lync
4 3 (1.81%) CMS
5 2 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.42%) MS Project
3 4 (2.41%) MS Office
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.81%) Maximo
3 2 (1.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.01%) Office 365
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.42%) WAN
2 8 (4.82%) SAN
3 7 (4.22%) LAN
3 7 (4.22%) Firewall
4 5 (3.01%) MPLS
4 5 (3.01%) Unified Communications
4 5 (3.01%) PABX
5 4 (2.41%) Internet
5 4 (2.41%) VPN
6 3 (1.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.60%) SSL
7 1 (0.60%) DWDM
7 1 (0.60%) VoIP
7 1 (0.60%) WLAN
7 1 (0.60%) FTP
7 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.41%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.41%) Data Mining
1 4 (2.41%) Big Data
2 1 (0.60%) DB2
2 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Subversion
1 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 48 (28.92%) Finance
2 20 (12.05%) Retail
3 9 (5.42%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.61%) Banking
5 5 (3.01%) Back Office
6 4 (2.41%) Advertising
7 3 (1.81%) Legal
7 3 (1.81%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.20%) Marketing
8 2 (1.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.60%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.02%) J2EE
2 5 (3.01%) Web Services
3 4 (2.41%) .NET
4 1 (0.60%) EDI
4 1 (0.60%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.64%) PMI
2 13 (7.83%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.01%) FMCG
6 4 (2.41%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.41%) NHS
6 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.20%) PKI
7 2 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.20%) User Experience
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.60%) PDA
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.60%) Life Science
8 1 (0.60%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.60%) Tandem
8 1 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.02%) Windows
2 2 (1.20%) HPUX
2 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (45.18%) Project Management
2 63 (37.95%) PRINCE2
3 54 (32.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (12.05%) Waterfall
6 16 (9.64%) People Management
6 16 (9.64%) Change Management
7 14 (8.43%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.83%) Time Management
8 13 (7.83%) Migration
9 12 (7.23%) ITIL
9 12 (7.23%) CRM
10 11 (6.63%) Service Delivery
11 10 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.22%) Project Planning
12 7 (4.22%) Risk Management
12 7 (4.22%) Quality Management
13 6 (3.61%) Information Security
13 6 (3.61%) Programme Management
13 6 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.63%) Java
2 3 (1.81%) C
3 2 (1.20%) VB
3 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.20%) VB6
4 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.60%) C++
4 1 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.84%) PMI Certification
2 12 (7.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (5.42%) Degree
3 9 (5.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (3.01%) ISEB
5 4 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.41%) PMP
6 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.60%) CISSP
8 1 (0.60%) PgMP
8 1 (0.60%) APMP
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.60%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.41%) XenServer
3 4 (2.41%) vSphere
4 2 (1.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.02%) IBM
3 8 (4.82%) SAP
4 7 (4.22%) VMware
5 6 (3.61%) HP
6 5 (3.01%) Cisco
6 5 (3.01%) Oracle
7 3 (1.81%) Citrix
7 3 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.81%) BT
8 2 (1.20%) McAfee
8 2 (1.20%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.20%) Splunk
8 2 (1.20%) FireEye
8 2 (1.20%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.20%) Google
8 2 (1.20%) Adobe
9 1 (0.60%) Dell
9 1 (0.60%) hybris
9 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
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