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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 18 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 8 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.97% 21.69% 17.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.62% 28.13% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
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£563 £425 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.27% +46.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £405 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £445 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.75%
Project Management
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
105 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.36% 77.11% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 12 23
Average daily rate £388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £350 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 21 (72.41%) E-Commerce
1 21 (72.41%) Retail
2 16 (55.17%) Finance
3 15 (51.72%) Manufacturing
4 14 (48.28%) Time Management
5 12 (41.38%) Change Management
5 12 (41.38%) SQL
6 9 (31.03%) IBM
6 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
7 7 (24.14%) Java
7 7 (24.14%) J2EE
8 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
10 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
11 3 (10.34%) Remedy
11 3 (10.34%) Niku
11 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
11 3 (10.34%) MS Project
11 3 (10.34%) Release Management
11 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
11 3 (10.34%) Analytics
11 3 (10.34%) System Testing
12 2 (6.90%) Master Data Management
12 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
12 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
12 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (6.90%) Data Governance
12 2 (6.90%) Change Control
12 2 (6.90%) Web Development

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) ERwin
General
1 21 (72.41%) Retail
2 16 (55.17%) Finance
3 15 (51.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Business Analyst
1 16 (55.17%) Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Services Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) NHS
1 1 (3.45%) FMCG
1 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) UNIX
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) AIX
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) SUSE
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) E-Commerce
2 14 (48.28%) Time Management
3 12 (41.38%) Change Management
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Release Management
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) System Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Master Data Management
7 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Data Management
7 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) Data Governance
7 2 (6.90%) Change Control
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) IBM
2 3 (10.34%) Remedy
2 3 (10.34%) Niku
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Sun
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Dell
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
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