The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 8 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 82 80 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.85% 9.41% 7.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.25% 10.26% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 52 30
Median daily rate £388 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £645 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £403
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.00%
Project Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
619 780 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.02% 91.76% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 405 330
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 74 53
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Hertfordshire region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Hertfordshire region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +11 28 £413 -13.15% 2
Hemel Hempstead +14 16 £381 -4.68%
Welwyn Garden City +10 9 £425 -
St Albans -1 4 £350 -12.50%
Stevenage +3 2 £318 -51.15%
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 77 (46.39%) Project Management
2 57 (34.34%) PRINCE2
3 41 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (22.29%) Finance
4 37 (22.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (16.27%) Retail
6 20 (12.05%) Change Management
7 18 (10.84%) Information Security
8 16 (9.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (9.64%) SDLC
9 13 (7.83%) PMI Certification
10 12 (7.23%) SQL Server
10 12 (7.23%) IBM
10 12 (7.23%) Microsoft
10 12 (7.23%) Scrum
11 11 (6.63%) Information Security Management
11 11 (6.63%) Security Management
11 11 (6.63%) ITIL
11 11 (6.63%) CRM
11 11 (6.63%) ISMS
11 11 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (6.63%) Security Operations
11 11 (6.63%) Security Operations Centre
12 10 (6.02%) SQL
13 9 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (5.42%) ETL
13 9 (5.42%) PMI
13 9 (5.42%) Management Information System
13 9 (5.42%) Migration
13 9 (5.42%) ISO/IEC 27001

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (1.81%) MS Project Server
1 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) CMS
2 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) MS Project
2 5 (3.01%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Office 365
1 2 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) SAN
2 3 (1.81%) WAN
3 2 (1.20%) LAN
4 1 (0.60%) PABX
4 1 (0.60%) SMS
4 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.60%) VoIP
4 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.61%) DataStage
4 3 (1.81%) QlikView
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.60%) Big Data
6 1 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (2.41%) JIRA
General
1 37 (22.29%) Finance
2 27 (16.27%) Retail
3 6 (3.61%) Banking
3 6 (3.61%) Local Government
4 4 (2.41%) Advertising
4 4 (2.41%) Billing
4 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.81%) Automotive
5 3 (1.81%) Marketing
5 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Front Office
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.82%) Middleware
2 4 (2.41%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (6.63%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (5.42%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.42%) PMI
3 4 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.81%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.81%) FMCG
4 3 (1.81%) NHS
4 3 (1.81%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.20%) EPoS
5 2 (1.20%) IVR
5 2 (1.20%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.20%) User Experience
5 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.60%) Informatics
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.82%) Linux
2 7 (4.22%) Windows
3 3 (1.81%) CentOS
3 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.20%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (46.39%) Project Management
2 57 (34.34%) PRINCE2
3 41 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (22.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (12.05%) Change Management
6 18 (10.84%) Information Security
7 16 (9.64%) SDLC
8 12 (7.23%) Scrum
9 11 (6.63%) CRM
9 11 (6.63%) Information Security Management
9 11 (6.63%) ISMS
9 11 (6.63%) ITIL
9 11 (6.63%) Security Management
9 11 (6.63%) Security Operations
10 9 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.42%) Coaching
10 9 (5.42%) ETL
10 9 (5.42%) Migration
11 7 (4.22%) Programme Management
11 7 (4.22%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.02%) SQL
2 2 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (9.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (7.83%) PMI Certification
3 8 (4.82%) CISM
3 8 (4.82%) CISSP
4 7 (4.22%) CISA
4 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.61%) PMP
6 5 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.41%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.81%) Degree
8 3 (1.81%) ISEB
9 2 (1.20%) CCA
9 2 (1.20%) CCENT
9 2 (1.20%) CCNA
9 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.20%) MCSE
9 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.60%) ACCA
10 1 (0.60%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (7.23%) IBM
1 12 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.22%) Oracle
2 7 (4.22%) ServiceNow
3 6 (3.61%) SAP
4 5 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.81%) 3PAR
5 3 (1.81%) Cisco
5 3 (1.81%) HP
5 3 (1.81%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.81%) VMware
6 2 (1.20%) Apple
6 2 (1.20%) JDA
7 1 (0.60%) Citrix
7 1 (0.60%) hybris
7 1 (0.60%) Lotus
7 1 (0.60%) Sage
7 1 (0.60%) Splunk