The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 6 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 17 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 15.04% 15.71% 20.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.89% 15.71% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 16
Average daily rate £388 £413 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £265 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £34.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -9.69%
Project Manager
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107 140 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.69% 100.00% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 72 64
Average daily rate £365 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £488 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £18.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -33.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Watford region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 11 (42.31%) Retail
2 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
3 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) JDA
5 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
7 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
7 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
7 3 (11.54%) Coaching
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Middleware
7 3 (11.54%) ETL
7 3 (11.54%) IBM
8 2 (7.69%) Windows
8 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
8 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
8 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.69%) SDLC
8 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.85%) Contingency Planning
9 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (3.85%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (3.85%) DataStage
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
General
1 11 (42.31%) Retail
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) EPoS
2 1 (3.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
2 8 (30.77%) Project Management
2 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) ETL
5 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
6 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Logistics
7 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) JDA
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie
3 1 (3.85%) Sage
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore