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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 17 17 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Project Management 12 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.22% 8.41% 27.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.01% 11.39% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£475 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £391 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
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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
109 79 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 74.66% 73.83% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 16
Average daily rate £315 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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
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 30 July 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 13 (37.14%) E-Commerce
1 13 (37.14%) Time Management
2 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
3 11 (31.43%) Finance
3 11 (31.43%) Retail
4 10 (28.57%) Degree
4 10 (28.57%) Windows
5 9 (25.71%) Waterfall
5 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
6 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
6 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (22.86%) Java
6 8 (22.86%) J2EE
6 8 (22.86%) IBM
6 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.86%) HP
6 8 (22.86%) VMware
6 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (20.00%) Change Control
7 7 (20.00%) Analytics
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL
7 7 (20.00%) CRM
7 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (17.14%) Change Management
8 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
2 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.43%) WorkSite
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.71%) Lync
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.71%) LiveLink
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.71%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) LAN
1 5 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) VPN
2 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) MPLS
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) NAS
3 2 (5.71%) Intranet
3 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) FTP
4 1 (2.86%) WLAN
4 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
1 11 (31.43%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Project Manager
2 11 (31.43%) Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Storage Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Communications Manager
6 3 (8.57%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.71%) Portfolio Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Project Office Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) J2EE
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) EDI
3 1 (2.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.43%) CLARiiON
1 4 (11.43%) Symmetrix
1 4 (11.43%) EMC Centera
1 4 (11.43%) PMI
1 4 (11.43%) Celerra
1 4 (11.43%) Symmetrix DMX
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
1 4 (11.43%) EMC VNX
1 4 (11.43%) HP StoreVirtual
2 3 (8.57%) Social Media
3 2 (5.71%) HP Storage
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) EPoS
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) E-Commerce
1 13 (37.14%) Time Management
2 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Waterfall
4 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (20.00%) Change Control
5 7 (20.00%) Analytics
5 7 (20.00%) CRM
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (17.14%) Change Management
6 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.43%) Quality Management
8 4 (11.43%) Process Management
8 4 (11.43%) Data Analytics
8 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.86%) SSCP
4 1 (2.86%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.43%) XenServer
2 4 (11.43%) vSphere
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) IBM
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
1 8 (22.86%) HP
1 8 (22.86%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco
3 4 (11.43%) Brocade
3 4 (11.43%) 3PAR
3 4 (11.43%) EMC
3 4 (11.43%) NetApp
4 3 (8.57%) Google