The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 16 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 7 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.54% 11.01% 12.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.93% 11.32% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Median daily rate £425 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £263 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.90 £37.05 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.20% -10.18%
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
101 106 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.39% 97.25% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 67 77
Median daily rate £450 £340 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £30.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £45.45 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Watford region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 2 December 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Project Management
3 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
4 9 (28.13%) Retail
5 8 (25.00%) MS Project
5 8 (25.00%) Change Management
5 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (21.88%) Supplier Management
6 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 6 (18.75%) MS Office
7 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 4 (12.50%) Banking
8 4 (12.50%) Investment Management
8 4 (12.50%) NGA Human Resources
8 4 (12.50%) Migration
9 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
9 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
9 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
9 3 (9.38%) IBM
9 3 (9.38%) HP
9 3 (9.38%) Java
9 3 (9.38%) J2EE
9 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (9.38%) Time Management
9 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
9 3 (9.38%) WebSphere

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Project
2 6 (18.75%) MS Office
3 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Retail
3 4 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Project Management
2 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
3 8 (25.00%) Change Management
3 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.88%) Supplier Management
5 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.50%) Investment Management
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) Presales
7 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) Time Management
7 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.25%) Coaching
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) NGA Human Resources
2 3 (9.38%) HP
2 3 (9.38%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) JDA
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) VMware