The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Hitchin 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 1 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hitchin 63.64% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 63.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hitchin 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
Hitchin
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hitchin 100.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate £400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
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 Hitchin

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Hitchin region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Hitchin

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Hitchin

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hitchin 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 12 (100.00%) Project Management
2 11 (91.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (50.00%) APMP
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Change Management
6 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (33.33%) Resource Management
6 4 (33.33%) Change Control
6 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 4 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) PDCA
7 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (25.00%) RUP
7 3 (25.00%) PMI
7 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
8 2 (16.67%) Middleware
8 2 (16.67%) VB
8 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (16.67%) VB6
8 2 (16.67%) IT Governance

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hitchin 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 (58.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Project Management
2 11 (91.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 4 (33.33%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) PDCA
5 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) RUP
5 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
7 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
7 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) APMP
2 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft