Period
to 21 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Leader was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Lead
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 99 91
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.49% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 - £325
East of England median daily rate £550 £380 £550
% change year-on-year +44.74% -30.91% +107.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,521 1,469 1,342
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.97% 92.97% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 737 771
Hertfordshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £187 £200 £208
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £410 £388
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.81% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 142 83
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £17.17 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +18.40% -17.14%
10th Percentile £12.10 £11.13 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.95 £43.68 £53.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.19% -20.00% +7.14%

Project Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Project Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Leader in Hertfordshire

Project Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Leader in Hertfordshire

Project Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Leader in Hertfordshire

Project Leader
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 Leader within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage -4 4 - - 3
Watford - 2 £550 -
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
Project Leader
East of England

Project Leader Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, Project Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Project Leader in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Information Management
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Governance
4 1 (12.50%) PMO
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Sony
4 1 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Project Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Governance
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Sony