The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 20 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.16% 26.21% 10.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.13% 35.06% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £419 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.50% +28.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.62%
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Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
124 77 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 81.58% 74.76% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 22
Average daily rate £375 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £23.86 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Watford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Project Management 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 Management.

1 11 (39.29%) PRINCE2
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) Retail
4 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 7 (25.00%) Time Management
4 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (25.00%) HP
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (21.43%) Analytics
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) Change Control
6 5 (17.86%) CRM
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco
6 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Change Management
7 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.29%) Finance
7 4 (14.29%) Quality Management
7 4 (14.29%) CLARiiON
7 4 (14.29%) Symmetrix
7 4 (14.29%) EMC Centera
7 4 (14.29%) Migration

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Project Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.71%) WorkSite
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) WAN
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
1 4 (14.29%) LAN
1 4 (14.29%) NAS
2 3 (10.71%) MPLS
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
General
1 8 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Project Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Communications Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Transition Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Project Office Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Maximo Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) XMPP
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 4 (14.29%) Symmetrix
1 4 (14.29%) EMC Centera
1 4 (14.29%) PMI
1 4 (14.29%) Symmetrix DMX
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.29%) Celerra
2 3 (10.71%) Social Media
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) PDA
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) PRINCE2
2 7 (25.00%) Time Management
2 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Analytics
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) Change Control
4 5 (17.86%) CRM
4 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Change Management
5 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.71%) Content Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.71%) XenServer
2 3 (10.71%) vSphere
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) VMware
1 7 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) EMC
3 4 (14.29%) NetApp
3 4 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 4 (14.29%) Brocade
4 3 (10.71%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) Cognos
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix