The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management
Hertfordshire > Watford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 5 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 28 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 17.07% 13.24% 10.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.86% 18.56% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 3
Watford median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
10th Percentile £350 £283 £373
90th Percentile £478 £495 £478
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £388 £450
% change year-on-year +16.12% -13.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £25.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year - +163.15%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 141 97 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 85.98% 71.32% 85.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 130 198
Watford median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +6.89%  
10th Percentile £256 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £379
% change year-on-year - +12.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Watford median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -30.02% -23.07%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Watford

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Watford

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 21 (44.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (31.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 14 (29.79%) Finance
4 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
4 11 (23.40%) Degree
4 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (19.15%) Legal
6 9 (19.15%) Change Management
7 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
7 8 (17.02%) Change Control
7 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
8 7 (14.89%) Retail
8 7 (14.89%) Quality Management
8 7 (14.89%) ERP
9 6 (12.77%) Windows
9 6 (12.77%) Line Management
9 6 (12.77%) Contingency Planning
9 6 (12.77%) IT Strategy
9 6 (12.77%) QMS
10 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
10 5 (10.64%) Office 365
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (10.64%) 3PAR
10 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
10 5 (10.64%) PMO
10 5 (10.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (10.64%) Windows Server

Project Management
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) Office 365
2 5 (10.64%) OneDrive
2 5 (10.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) DataStage
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Legal
3 7 (14.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Service Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Service Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Service Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Services Manager
7 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.38%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.26%) Social Media
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (31.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
4 9 (19.15%) Change Management
5 8 (17.02%) Change Control
5 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.89%) ERP
6 7 (14.89%) Quality Management
7 6 (12.77%) Contingency Planning
7 6 (12.77%) IT Strategy
7 6 (12.77%) Line Management
7 6 (12.77%) QMS
8 5 (10.64%) Data Security
8 5 (10.64%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (10.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (8.51%) Identity Management
9 4 (8.51%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (8.51%) Supplier Management
10 3 (6.38%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 3 (6.38%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
1 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) 3PAR
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) Ariba
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
3 2 (4.26%) iManage
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Veritas