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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 14 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 14 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 11.02% 28.95% 23.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.56% 36.36% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £400 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £28.32 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -17.31%
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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
90 121 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 70.87% 79.61% 87.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 38
Average daily rate £375 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £653 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.75 £23.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.72% +113.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 12 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Change Control
3 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (29.63%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) ITIL
4 7 (25.93%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
4 7 (25.93%) Degree
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (22.22%) Migration
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) Quality Management
6 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
7 4 (14.81%) CLARiiON
7 4 (14.81%) Symmetrix
7 4 (14.81%) EMC Centera
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.81%) CRM
7 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.81%) EMC
7 4 (14.81%) SAN
7 4 (14.81%) NetApp
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (11.11%) WorkSite
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
1 4 (14.81%) NAS
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Big Data
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Transition Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Project Office Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Project Office Support
6 1 (3.70%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) CLARiiON
1 4 (14.81%) Symmetrix
1 4 (14.81%) EMC Centera
1 4 (14.81%) Celerra
1 4 (14.81%) Symmetrix DMX
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.70%) PDA
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 9 (33.33%) Change Control
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) Migration
4 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 5 (18.52%) Quality Management
5 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.81%) CRM
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Process Management
8 2 (7.41%) ERP
8 2 (7.41%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) XenServer
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) HP
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) EMC
3 4 (14.81%) NetApp
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
3 4 (14.81%) Brocade
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Cognos