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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 62 43 73
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +30
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 13 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.52% 0.84% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.17% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.13 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -41.53%
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
653 343 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.20% 71.76% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 157 338
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +46.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead -5 7 £350 -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Watford - - - - 3
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Project Planning
East of England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 10 (55.56%) Project Management
2 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) Programme Management
3 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) HPUX
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) SAN
4 7 (38.89%) IBM
4 7 (38.89%) NetBackup
4 7 (38.89%) Backup Exec
4 7 (38.89%) Brocade
4 7 (38.89%) IBM XIV
5 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (27.78%) Change Management
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
6 5 (27.78%) Change Control
6 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (22.22%) Planview
7 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
7 4 (22.22%) APMP
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Data Management
7 4 (22.22%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
8 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
8 3 (16.67%) PMI
8 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project
4 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) MS Access
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Backup Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Project Planner
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) IBM XIV
2 3 (16.67%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) HPUX
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Project Management
2 8 (44.44%) Programme Management
3 5 (27.78%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 5 (27.78%) Change Control
4 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Data Management
4 4 (22.22%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 3 (16.67%) RUP
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (16.67%) PDCA
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) IT Governance
6 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) APMP
4 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) NetBackup
1 7 (38.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
1 7 (38.89%) Brocade
2 4 (22.22%) Planview
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) HP