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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 8 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 20 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.39% 3.13% 18.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.93% 3.15% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
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£463 - £421
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
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
134 127 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 96.40% 99.22% 98.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 65 21
Average daily rate £373 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.19% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £98 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £106.48 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
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 3 September 2015, 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 20 (50.00%) Project Management
2 15 (37.50%) Finance
3 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
4 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
5 10 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 10 (25.00%) Time Management
5 10 (25.00%) Java
5 10 (25.00%) J2EE
5 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (25.00%) IBM
6 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (17.50%) Degree
9 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (15.00%) WAN
9 6 (15.00%) LAN
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL
10 5 (12.50%) CRM
10 5 (12.50%) Quality Management
10 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
11 4 (10.00%) XenServer
11 4 (10.00%) Change Control

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.00%) WorkSite
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) LAN
1 6 (15.00%) WAN
2 4 (10.00%) VPN
2 4 (10.00%) SAN
2 4 (10.00%) MPLS
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.50%) FTP
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.50%) EDI
2 1 (2.50%) XMPP
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) PMI
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) EPoS
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) PDA
5 1 (2.50%) FMCG
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Project Management
2 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
3 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
4 10 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (25.00%) Time Management
4 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (12.50%) CRM
5 5 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.00%) Process Management
6 4 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (10.00%) Analytics
6 4 (10.00%) Change Control
7 3 (7.50%) ERP
8 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.00%) XenServer
2 4 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) IBM
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) HP
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) BT