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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 23 13 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 59 55 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.07% 10.42% 5.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.43% 11.07% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 30
Average daily rate
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£416 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £350 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £38.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +17.38%
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
794 497 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.09% 94.13% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 243 415
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 61
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Welwyn Garden City -2 6 £400 +3.22%
Watford -11 6 £388 -10.14% 6
Stevenage -1 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £525 -
St Albans - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 51 (45.95%) Project Management
2 45 (40.54%) PRINCE2
3 31 (27.93%) Finance
4 30 (27.03%) Retail
5 20 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (14.41%) Migration
7 15 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (12.61%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 12 (10.81%) Risk Management
10 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (9.91%) Change Management
10 11 (9.91%) Java
10 11 (9.91%) Oracle
11 10 (9.01%) Matrix Management
11 10 (9.01%) Waterfall
12 9 (8.11%) Change Control
12 9 (8.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 9 (8.11%) Resource Management
12 9 (8.11%) Middleware
12 9 (8.11%) .NET
13 8 (7.21%) ISEB
13 8 (7.21%) Programme Management
14 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
14 7 (6.31%) Quality Management
14 7 (6.31%) Legal
14 7 (6.31%) IVR
14 7 (6.31%) SQL
14 7 (6.31%) Windows
14 7 (6.31%) SMS

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (6.31%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) SAS
2 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Project
3 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) SMS
2 2 (1.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) L2TP
3 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.90%) Intranet
3 1 (0.90%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 31 (27.93%) Finance
2 30 (27.03%) Retail
3 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.31%) Legal
4 4 (3.60%) Banking
5 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Games
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) .NET
1 9 (8.11%) Middleware
2 3 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) IVR
2 4 (3.60%) PMI
2 4 (3.60%) EPoS
2 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.70%) NHS
4 2 (1.80%) DTV
4 2 (1.80%) STB
4 2 (1.80%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.90%) Social Media
5 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.90%) FMCG
5 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) Windows
2 1 (0.90%) Solaris
2 1 (0.90%) Linux
2 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.95%) Project Management
2 45 (40.54%) PRINCE2
3 20 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (14.41%) Migration
5 15 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.61%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.81%) Risk Management
8 11 (9.91%) Change Management
9 10 (9.01%) Matrix Management
9 10 (9.01%) Waterfall
10 9 (8.11%) Change Control
10 9 (8.11%) Resource Management
10 9 (8.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 8 (7.21%) Programme Management
12 7 (6.31%) Quality Management
12 7 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
13 6 (5.41%) Project Planning
14 5 (4.50%) CRM
15 4 (3.60%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.91%) Java
2 7 (6.31%) SQL
3 2 (1.80%) VB
3 2 (1.80%) VB6
4 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.90%) C#
4 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (7.21%) ISEB
3 7 (6.31%) APMP
4 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.60%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.70%) Degree
5 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.91%) Oracle
3 7 (6.31%) Cisco
4 3 (2.70%) SAP
5 2 (1.80%) IBM
5 2 (1.80%) Citrix
5 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.80%) Teradata
5 2 (1.80%) VocaLink
6 1 (0.90%) Planview
6 1 (0.90%) VMware
6 1 (0.90%) Sage
6 1 (0.90%) EMC
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