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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 3 12 15
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 21 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 17.36% 10.42% 9.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.88% 12.99% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £625 £413 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.51% +32.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year -21.42% +25.56%  

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 96 77 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 79.34% 80.21% 75.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 46
Median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.66% +102.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Watford

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Degree
3 9 (30.00%) Retail
3 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (30.00%) Legal
3 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 8 (26.67%) Time Management
5 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (16.67%) Office 365
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (16.67%) OneDrive
5 5 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) MS Office
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
6 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (6.67%) User Experience
8 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt

Project Management
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 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
1 5 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) DataStage
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Legal
2 9 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Delivery Manager
1 9 (30.00%) Service Manager
1 9 (30.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce Manager
4 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Process Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Programme Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Service Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
1 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (26.67%) Time Management
3 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (13.33%) Change Management
4 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
4 4 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.33%) Coaching
6 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.33%) ETL
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Ariba
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) iManage
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
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