The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills 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 Planning 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 Planning
Rank 59 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 6 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.96% 1.42% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.92% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£373 - £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.93 £36.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-20.20% -30.95%
Project Planning
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
454 520 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.29% 73.76% 76.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 268 285
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the Hertfordshire region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Hertfordshire region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Project Planning
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 Planning 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 - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Project Planning
East of England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Project Planning also 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 that cited Project Planning.

1 15 (60.00%) Data Management
1 15 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (56.00%) Portfolio Management
3 9 (36.00%) Planview
3 9 (36.00%) Programme Management
4 8 (32.00%) Resource Management
5 7 (28.00%) Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) IBM XIV
7 4 (16.00%) Brocade
7 4 (16.00%) SAN
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
7 4 (16.00%) Backup Exec
7 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.00%) IBM
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) HPUX
7 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.00%) Symfony
9 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
9 2 (8.00%) Drupal
9 2 (8.00%) Stress Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Degree
9 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
9 2 (8.00%) UML
9 2 (8.00%) PHP

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Project Planning also 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 that cited Project Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.00%) MS Project
3 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Resource Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Project Planner
4 4 (16.00%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) J2EE
1 2 (8.00%) LAMP
1 2 (8.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) IBM XIV
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) HPUX
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Data Management
2 14 (56.00%) Portfolio Management
3 9 (36.00%) Programme Management
4 8 (32.00%) Resource Management
5 7 (28.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.00%) UML
8 2 (8.00%) Change Management
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) Stress Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Analytics
9 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (16.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Planview
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Brocade
3 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) HP