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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 49 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 14 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.12% 2.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 4.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.60 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-38.29% -24.32%
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
488 429 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.05% 69.76% 69.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 219 310
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 21
Average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £118.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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 +6 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Project Planning
East of England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (46.88%) Data Management
1 15 (46.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (43.75%) Portfolio Management
3 12 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 12 (37.50%) Project Management
4 11 (34.38%) Resource Management
5 9 (28.13%) Planview
6 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (21.88%) IBM XIV
7 7 (21.88%) IBM
7 7 (21.88%) SAN
7 7 (21.88%) Windows
7 7 (21.88%) HPUX
7 7 (21.88%) Linux
7 7 (21.88%) NetBackup
7 7 (21.88%) Backup Exec
7 7 (21.88%) Brocade
8 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 6 (18.75%) Change Management
9 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.50%) Change Control
10 3 (9.38%) PDCA
10 3 (9.38%) APMP
10 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
10 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
10 3 (9.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (6.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (46.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.38%) MS Office
4 2 (6.25%) MS Project
5 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
1 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) MS Access
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Resource Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Backup Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Project Planner
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Portfolio Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.13%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) J2EE
1 2 (6.25%) Symfony
1 2 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) IBM XIV
2 3 (9.38%) PMI
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
1 7 (21.88%) HPUX
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Data Management
2 14 (43.75%) Portfolio Management
3 12 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 12 (37.50%) Project Management
4 11 (34.38%) Resource Management
5 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) Change Management
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) Change Control
8 3 (9.38%) PDCA
8 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) RUP
8 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma
8 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.25%) UML
9 2 (6.25%) Stress Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) APMP
2 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) NetBackup
1 7 (21.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Planview
2 7 (21.88%) IBM
2 7 (21.88%) Brocade
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle