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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 14 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 9 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.57% 4.63% 17.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.68% 4.85% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Average daily rate £475 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £413 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +5.57%
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
93 103 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 98.94% 95.37% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 38 39
Average daily rate £400 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 13 (61.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (47.62%) Retail
3 9 (42.86%) JDA
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 6 (28.57%) Project Management
7 5 (23.81%) Change Management
8 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
8 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.52%) Office 365
9 2 (9.52%) Degree
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (9.52%) Presales
9 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
9 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.52%) Time Management
9 2 (9.52%) Migration
9 2 (9.52%) IBM
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.52%) J2EE
9 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 2 (9.52%) Java
10 1 (4.76%) .NET
10 1 (4.76%) EPoS
10 1 (4.76%) MPLS
10 1 (4.76%) Firewall
10 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) MPLS
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (47.62%) Retail
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) EPoS
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Presales
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.76%) Process Management
7 1 (4.76%) Records Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
1 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) JDA
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) BT
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) iManage
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) RedPrairie
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.76%) VMware