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 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 12 9 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 55 68 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.90% 10.10% 8.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.36% 13.36% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 24
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £345 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +139.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £37.50 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £37.50 £34.65
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 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 484 509 529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 78.32% 75.63% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 273 276
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +130.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £9.16 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.70
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 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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +9 21 £625 +51.51% 3
Hatfield -12 6 £463 +15.62% 1
Hemel Hempstead +7 4 £540 +13.08% 2
Welwyn Garden City -4 4 £475 -5.00%
Rickmansworth - 4 £575 - 1
Stevenage 0 2 - -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 29 (31.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (30.43%) Finance
3 22 (23.91%) Retail
4 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 15 (16.30%) SAP
7 14 (15.22%) Degree
8 13 (14.13%) Service Delivery
9 11 (11.96%) Data Centre
10 10 (10.87%) E-Commerce
10 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
10 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
10 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (9.78%) Time Management
11 9 (9.78%) Legal
11 9 (9.78%) Change Management
11 9 (9.78%) ERP
12 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
12 8 (8.70%) Programme Management
13 7 (7.61%) Information Security
13 7 (7.61%) MS Office
13 7 (7.61%) Oracle
13 7 (7.61%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (7.61%) Order to Cash
14 6 (6.52%) Procure-to-Pay
14 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (6.52%) Office 365
14 6 (6.52%) SQL
14 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
14 6 (6.52%) SAP SD

Project Management
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 5 (5.43%) CMS
2 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.17%) Confluence
3 2 (2.17%) Magnolia
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.61%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) MS Project
3 2 (2.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) SAP SD
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (3.26%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.09%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Primavera
4 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.09%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.09%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.09%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Office 365
2 5 (5.43%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
1 1 (1.09%) Intranet
1 1 (1.09%) LAN
1 1 (1.09%) Network Security
1 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.09%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.17%) Grunt
2 2 (2.17%) gulp
2 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 28 (30.43%) Finance
2 22 (23.91%) Retail
3 9 (9.78%) Legal
4 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.26%) Automotive
6 2 (2.17%) Billing
6 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.09%) Back Office
7 1 (1.09%) Electronics
7 1 (1.09%) Front Office
7 1 (1.09%) Law
7 1 (1.09%) Marketing
7 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Project Manager
2 15 (16.30%) Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.87%) Service Manager
5 9 (9.78%) Delivery Manager
5 9 (9.78%) Services Delivery Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Applications Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Applications Project Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Development Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Development Project Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce Manager
8 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Programme Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.35%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) Ajax
2 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.17%) CSS
2 2 (2.17%) CSS3
2 2 (2.17%) HTML
2 2 (2.17%) HTML5
2 2 (2.17%) jQuery
2 2 (2.17%) JSON
2 2 (2.17%) Node.js
2 2 (2.17%) React
2 2 (2.17%) Sass
2 2 (2.17%) XHTML
2 2 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) e-Learning
2 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.35%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.17%) NHS
4 2 (2.17%) W3C
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 13 (14.13%) Service Delivery
5 10 (10.87%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
5 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (9.78%) Change Management
6 9 (9.78%) ERP
6 9 (9.78%) Time Management
7 8 (8.70%) Programme Management
8 7 (7.61%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (7.61%) Information Security
8 7 (7.61%) Order to Cash
9 6 (6.52%) Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (5.43%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.43%) Project Planning
10 5 (5.43%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (5.43%) SDLC
10 5 (5.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.52%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) Java
3 2 (2.17%) C
3 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (5.43%) CISSP
4 3 (3.26%) CCNA
4 3 (3.26%) CISA
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.26%) CISM
4 3 (3.26%) GIAC
4 3 (3.26%) GISP
4 3 (3.26%) IISP
5 2 (2.17%) CEH
5 2 (2.17%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.17%) OSCP
5 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (2.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) PMO
2 3 (3.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.17%) WAI
4 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.09%) GCP
4 1 (1.09%) GxP
4 1 (1.09%) QA
4 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) SAP
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle
4 2 (2.17%) Ariba
4 2 (2.17%) Citrix
4 2 (2.17%) Planview
5 1 (1.09%) BMC
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco
5 1 (1.09%) Cognos
5 1 (1.09%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.09%) IBM
5 1 (1.09%) iManage
5 1 (1.09%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.09%) Remedy
5 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.09%) Veritas
5 1 (1.09%) VMware
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Plan-net
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