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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 48 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 10 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.40% 0.78% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.03% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate £350 £215 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -54.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -
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
544 484 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 75.98% 75.04% 73.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 241 278
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 28
Average hourly rate £42.65 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stevenage - 6 £350 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Watford +10 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £425 -
Project Planning
East of England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (30.00%) Quality Management
2 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Retail
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Internet
5 3 (15.00%) DB2
5 3 (15.00%) Ant
5 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (15.00%) MS Project
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) J2EE
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) Unix
5 3 (15.00%) UML
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (15.00%) Advertising
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 3 (15.00%) Rational Application Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Migration

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Ant
1 3 (15.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (15.00%) Advertising
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce Architect
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Java Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Java Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) PMO Lead
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planner
5 1 (5.00%) Sitecore Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) EPoS
1 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (30.00%) Quality Management
1 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Time Management
4 3 (15.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) DRM
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Sage