Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 18 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 121 129 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.57% 8.01% 7.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.22% 9.64% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 71 63
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - -13.89%
10th Percentile £311 £200 £225
90th Percentile £600 £550 £548
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +56.25% +77.78%
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -47.34% -3.85% +9.90%

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 1,312 1,338 1,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.05% 83.11% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 682 635
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -
10th Percentile £206 £206 £217
90th Percentile £569 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £449 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 63 58
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.84 £19.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.11% -36.13% +39.98%
10th Percentile £12.56 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £47.00 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.99 £36.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -50.04% +14.29% +30.39%

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 12 December 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
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 12 December 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 +11 37 £389 +1.97% 2
Welwyn Garden City -2 20 £413 +194.64% 2
Hatfield -1 8 £550 +22.22% 5
Hemel Hempstead -3 5 £215 -46.25% 2
Stevenage -13 4 £600 +150.00% 6
Royston - 3 - - 1
Kings Langley - 2 £475 -
Letchworth +2 1 - - 2
Hitchin -8 1 - - 1
Potters Bar - 1 £475 -
St Albans - 1 £500 - 5
Project Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 40 (33.06%) PRINCE2
2 29 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (18.18%) Finance
4 22 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 18 (14.88%) Migration
6 16 (13.22%) Windows
7 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Office
8 14 (11.57%) ITIL
8 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Excel
8 14 (11.57%) Degree
9 13 (10.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 13 (10.74%) PMO
10 12 (9.92%) Project Governance
10 12 (9.92%) Retail
11 11 (9.09%) Project Planning
11 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
12 10 (8.26%) SAP
12 10 (8.26%) Active Directory
12 10 (8.26%) NHS
12 10 (8.26%) Telecoms
13 9 (7.44%) Change Management
14 8 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 8 (6.61%) Waterfall
15 7 (5.79%) Process Improvement
15 7 (5.79%) Change Control
15 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (5.79%) Contingency Planning
15 7 (5.79%) Service Management
15 7 (5.79%) PMP

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 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.65%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.83%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (10.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (4.96%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.83%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.83%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.83%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.83%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Sage 50
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) HFM
3 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.83%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.83%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.83%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.31%) Office 365
3 3 (2.48%) SaaS
4 2 (1.65%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) DNS
1 6 (4.96%) FTP
2 4 (3.31%) Firewall
2 4 (3.31%) HTTP
2 4 (3.31%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.31%) Skype
3 3 (2.48%) 3G
3 3 (2.48%) 4G
3 3 (2.48%) EIGRP
3 3 (2.48%) LAN
3 3 (2.48%) OSPF
3 3 (2.48%) RIP
4 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.65%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.65%) VPN
4 2 (1.65%) WAN
5 1 (0.83%) 2.5G
5 1 (0.83%) 2G
5 1 (0.83%) 5G
5 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.83%) QlikView
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (18.18%) Finance
2 12 (9.92%) Retail
3 10 (8.26%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.96%) Marketing
5 4 (3.31%) Law
6 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.83%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.83%) French Language
8 1 (0.83%) German Language
8 1 (0.83%) Local Government
8 1 (0.83%) Publishing
8 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.83%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (53.72%) Project Manager
2 17 (14.05%) Analyst
3 14 (11.57%) Senior Manager
3 14 (11.57%) Senior Project Manager
4 11 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 9 (7.44%) Technical Project Manager
6 8 (6.61%) SAP Manager
7 7 (5.79%) Architect
7 7 (5.79%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.96%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (4.96%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (4.96%) SAP Project Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Migration Manager
9 5 (4.13%) PMO Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Telecoms Manager
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Technical Manager
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) .NET
1 4 (3.31%) LDAP
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.65%) REST
4 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.83%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) NHS
2 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.31%) PKI
5 2 (1.65%) Clustering
5 2 (1.65%) PMI
5 2 (1.65%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.65%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.83%) Life Science
6 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.83%) Social Media
6 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.22%) Windows
2 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.13%) Linux
3 5 (4.13%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.13%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.31%) Unix
5 2 (1.65%) HPUX
5 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.65%) Solaris
5 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.83%) CentOS
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.06%) PRINCE2
2 29 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (14.88%) Migration
5 14 (11.57%) ITIL
6 12 (9.92%) Project Governance
7 11 (9.09%) Project Planning
8 9 (7.44%) Change Management
9 8 (6.61%) Waterfall
10 7 (5.79%) Change Control
10 7 (5.79%) Contingency Planning
10 7 (5.79%) Process Improvement
10 7 (5.79%) Service Management
10 7 (5.79%) Six Sigma
11 6 (4.96%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.96%) ERP
11 6 (4.96%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (4.13%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (4.13%) Information Security
12 5 (4.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.13%) Java
1 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
1 5 (4.13%) SQL
2 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.48%) Perl
4 2 (1.65%) C
4 2 (1.65%) Korn
4 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.83%) ABAP
5 1 (0.83%) ANSI C
5 1 (0.83%) C#
5 1 (0.83%) Python
5 1 (0.83%) R
5 1 (0.83%) VBA
5 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) PMI Certification
2 7 (5.79%) PMP
3 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) ACCA
5 1 (0.83%) APMP
5 1 (0.83%) CIMA
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) PMO
2 8 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.48%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (2.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (1.65%) GCP
4 2 (1.65%) QA
5 1 (0.83%) CDISC
5 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.83%) GDPR
5 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.83%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.65%) vSphere
3 1 (0.83%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.83%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) Salt
2 1 (0.83%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.26%) SAP
3 5 (4.13%) BT
3 5 (4.13%) Cisco
4 4 (3.31%) CA
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle
4 4 (3.31%) Sony
4 4 (3.31%) VMware
5 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.48%) Sage
6 2 (1.65%) McAfee
6 2 (1.65%) NetApp
6 2 (1.65%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.65%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.65%) Symantec
7 1 (0.83%) hybris
7 1 (0.83%) Meraki
7 1 (0.83%) NGA Human Resources
7 1 (0.83%) Tableau