The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 59 72 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.34% 10.81% 8.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.50% 13.74% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 38
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £271 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £498 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +85.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -21.42%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 513 524 703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 81.17% 78.68% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 278 360
Median daily rate £425 £425 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 58
Median hourly rate £17.63 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.47% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Hertfordshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Hertfordshire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Hertfordshire

Project Management
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 Management within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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 +3 29 £450 +9.09% 1
Hatfield -3 4 £300 -40.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City +1 3 £575 +35.29%
Rickmansworth -2 2 £225 -52.63%
Hemel Hempstead -5 2 £370 +2.06% 2
Stevenage - 2 £650 - 3
Welwyn - 2 £550 -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Project Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 36 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (25.44%) Finance
3 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.18%) Retail
4 23 (20.18%) PRINCE2
5 18 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 16 (14.04%) Degree
7 15 (13.16%) Change Management
7 15 (13.16%) ERP
8 14 (12.28%) SAP
9 13 (11.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (10.53%) Data Centre
11 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
12 10 (8.77%) Windows
12 10 (8.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (8.77%) Service Delivery
12 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (8.77%) SDLC
13 9 (7.89%) Procure-to-Pay
13 9 (7.89%) Legal
13 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
14 8 (7.02%) ITIL
14 8 (7.02%) Oracle
14 8 (7.02%) Change Control
15 7 (6.14%) SQL
15 7 (6.14%) Service Management
15 7 (6.14%) Quality Management
15 7 (6.14%) PowerShell

Project Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.26%) CMS
2 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.63%) Magnolia
4 2 (1.75%) Confluence
4 2 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.88%) SAS
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.63%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 4 (3.51%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.63%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.63%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.88%) HFM
3 1 (0.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Primavera
3 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.88%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.39%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) Office 365
2 5 (4.39%) OneDrive
2 5 (4.39%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (1.75%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) VLAN
3 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.88%) Adabas
3 1 (0.88%) DataStage
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) JIRA
2 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.63%) Grunt
2 3 (2.63%) gulp
3 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 23 (20.18%) Retail
3 10 (8.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (7.89%) Legal
5 4 (3.51%) Automotive
5 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.63%) Banking
6 3 (2.63%) Billing
7 2 (1.75%) Games
7 2 (1.75%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Back Office
8 1 (0.88%) Front Office
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (39.47%) Project Manager
2 16 (14.04%) Analyst
3 10 (8.77%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (7.89%) Senior Manager
4 9 (7.89%) Service Manager
4 9 (7.89%) Services Delivery Manager
5 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (6.14%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Applications Manager
6 6 (5.26%) Architect
6 6 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 6 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.51%) Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) .NET
2 3 (2.63%) Ajax
2 3 (2.63%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.63%) CSS
2 3 (2.63%) CSS3
2 3 (2.63%) HTML
2 3 (2.63%) HTML5
2 3 (2.63%) jQuery
2 3 (2.63%) JSON
2 3 (2.63%) Node.js
2 3 (2.63%) React
2 3 (2.63%) Sass
2 3 (2.63%) XHTML
2 3 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (0.88%) Middleware
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.88%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.39%) User Experience
3 5 (4.39%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.51%) NHS
5 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.63%) W3C
6 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.75%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.75%) Social Media
7 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Windows
2 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.63%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.75%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.18%) PRINCE2
4 18 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 15 (13.16%) Change Management
5 15 (13.16%) ERP
6 10 (8.77%) SDLC
6 10 (8.77%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.89%) Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (7.02%) Change Control
8 8 (7.02%) ITIL
9 7 (6.14%) Quality Management
9 7 (6.14%) Service Management
10 6 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
10 6 (5.26%) IT Strategy
10 6 (5.26%) Line Management
10 6 (5.26%) QMS
10 6 (5.26%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.39%) Order to Cash
11 5 (4.39%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
1 7 (6.14%) SQL
2 6 (5.26%) Java
3 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.88%) C++
4 1 (0.88%) JCL
4 1 (0.88%) NATURAL
4 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Degree
2 13 (11.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.63%) CEH
3 3 (2.63%) CISSP
3 3 (2.63%) CREST Certified
3 3 (2.63%) MCSE
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.63%) OSCP
3 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.75%) CCNA
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.75%) MCITP
4 2 (1.75%) MCSA
4 2 (1.75%) MCTS
4 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.75%) PMP
4 2 (1.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (1.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) PMO
2 5 (4.39%) GCP
2 5 (4.39%) GxP
2 5 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.63%) WAI
4 2 (1.75%) GDPR
5 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.88%) GMP
5 1 (0.88%) QA
5 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.63%) TeamSite
3 2 (1.75%) SCCM
3 2 (1.75%) SCOM
3 2 (1.75%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) SAP
2 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.02%) Oracle
4 6 (5.26%) Cisco
5 5 (4.39%) 3PAR
6 3 (2.63%) Citrix
6 3 (2.63%) Planview
7 2 (1.75%) Ariba
7 2 (1.75%) IBM
7 2 (1.75%) iManage
7 2 (1.75%) Remedy
8 1 (0.88%) BMC
8 1 (0.88%) Cognos
8 1 (0.88%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.88%) Veritas
8 1 (0.88%) VMware