Period
to 26 September 2018

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 6 months to 26 September 2018 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
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 15 11
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 104 118 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.35% 8.32% 9.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.80% 10.13% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 51 82
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.94% -12.50%
10th Percentile £215 £240 £227
90th Percentile £575 £575 £523
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £33.75 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% +56.25% +68.42%
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +30.00% +11.11% +42.86%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,333 1,165 1,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.33% 82.16% 79.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 574 609
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.51%
10th Percentile £205 £210 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 66 53
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.43 £16.82 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% -15.90% -4.78%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.76 £11.24
90th Percentile £47.45 £44.38 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -41.67% +20.00% -1.36%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 26 September 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 26 September 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
Watford -4 36 £400 +1.59% 3
Welwyn Garden City -4 17 £425 -27.66% 1
Hatfield -5 6 £475 +5.56% 12
Stevenage -11 5 £525 +17.98% 8
Royston - 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead -7 4 £215 -46.25% 3
Letchworth -3 2 - - 1
Kings Langley - 2 £475 -
Potters Bar - 1 £475 -
Ware - 1 £415 -
Project Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Project Management.

1 29 (27.88%) PRINCE2
1 29 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.04%) Finance
3 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 22 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Project
9 11 (10.58%) Degree
10 10 (9.62%) Retail
10 10 (9.62%) ERP
10 10 (9.62%) NHS
10 10 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (8.65%) CRM
12 8 (7.69%) Migration
12 8 (7.69%) Business Analysis
12 8 (7.69%) ITIL
12 8 (7.69%) MS Visio
12 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
12 8 (7.69%) Change Management
12 8 (7.69%) PMO
12 8 (7.69%) SDLC
13 7 (6.73%) Project Governance
13 7 (6.73%) Scrum
14 6 (5.77%) Information Security
14 6 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.96%) CMS
3 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.96%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.96%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.96%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (7.69%) MS Visio
6 5 (4.81%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.96%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.96%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.96%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (2.88%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.96%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.96%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.96%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.96%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.96%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.96%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.96%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Skype
2 2 (1.92%) DNS
2 2 (1.92%) Firewall
2 2 (1.92%) FTP
2 2 (1.92%) LAN
2 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.92%) VPN
3 1 (0.96%) ATM
3 1 (0.96%) DHCP
3 1 (0.96%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.96%) HTTP
3 1 (0.96%) OSPF
3 1 (0.96%) RIP
3 1 (0.96%) WAN
3 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.96%) Big Data
3 1 (0.96%) DB2
3 1 (0.96%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.96%) QlikView
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.96%) Subversion
2 1 (0.96%) VersionOne
General
1 25 (24.04%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Retail
3 6 (5.77%) Law
4 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.85%) Marketing
5 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.96%) Advertising
7 1 (0.96%) Billing
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Local Government
7 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (52.88%) Project Manager
2 16 (15.38%) Analyst
3 10 (9.62%) IT Manager
4 9 (8.65%) IT Project Manager
4 9 (8.65%) Senior Manager
4 9 (8.65%) Senior Project Manager
5 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Applications Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Applications Project Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Business Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Coordinator
7 4 (3.85%) Project Leader
7 4 (3.85%) Senior IT Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Consultant
8 3 (2.88%) Project Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.96%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.96%) J2EE
2 1 (0.96%) Middleware
2 1 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.62%) NHS
3 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.88%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.92%) Clustering
6 1 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.96%) Life Science
6 1 (0.96%) PMI
6 1 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.96%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.77%) Windows
2 5 (4.81%) Linux
3 4 (3.85%) Unix
4 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.92%) HPUX
5 2 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (0.96%) AIX
6 1 (0.96%) CentOS
6 1 (0.96%) SUSE
6 1 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (27.88%) PRINCE2
2 22 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (11.54%) Waterfall
4 10 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (9.62%) ERP
4 10 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (8.65%) CRM
6 8 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 8 (7.69%) Change Management
6 8 (7.69%) ITIL
6 8 (7.69%) Migration
6 8 (7.69%) SDLC
7 7 (6.73%) Project Governance
7 7 (6.73%) Scrum
8 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.77%) Information Security
8 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (5.77%) Project Planning
8 6 (5.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.85%) SQL
2 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.92%) Java
2 2 (1.92%) Korn
2 2 (1.92%) Perl
2 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.96%) ANSI C
3 1 (0.96%) C
3 1 (0.96%) C#
3 1 (0.96%) HiveQL
3 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.81%) PMP
4 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.96%) ACCA
6 1 (0.96%) APMP
6 1 (0.96%) CIMA
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.96%) MAPM
6 1 (0.96%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.96%) MBA
6 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) PMO
2 6 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (2.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (1.92%) GDPR
4 2 (1.92%) QA
5 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.96%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Ansible
1 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.96%) Puppet
1 1 (0.96%) Salt
1 1 (0.96%) vMotion
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) Oracle
2 6 (5.77%) Sony
3 5 (4.81%) SAP
4 4 (3.85%) Cisco
5 3 (2.88%) Sage
5 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.88%) VMware
6 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.92%) IBM
6 2 (1.92%) NetApp
6 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.96%) Dell
7 1 (0.96%) HP
7 1 (0.96%) hybris
7 1 (0.96%) Kony
7 1 (0.96%) Meraki
7 1 (0.96%) NGA Human Resources
7 1 (0.96%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.96%) Sun