Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 22 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 130 94 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.56% 7.07% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.45% 9.02% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 46 57
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £200 £234 £313
90th Percentile £538 £606 £575
East of England median daily rate £438 £418 £425
% change year-on-year +4.79% -1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £43.00 £27.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.95% +0.91% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22.30 £22.23 £12.05
90th Percentile £112.90 £33.88 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £34.00 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.93% +0.67% +15.38%

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 1,244 1,042 1,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.95% 78.40% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 586 529
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £434 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.73% +5.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £262
90th Percentile £575 £569 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 54 89
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.00 £43.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.83% +93.33% -30.77%
10th Percentile £12.96 £11.08 £12.45
90th Percentile £47.40 £53.75 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% +31.87%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -5 36 £363 -30.95% 4
Welwyn Garden City +3 21 £258 -26.43% 5
Hatfield +6 16 £300 -29.41% 7
Stevenage +1 6 £255 -15.17% 9
Hemel Hempstead -4 3 £400 -25.93% 4
Royston - 3 £425 - 2
Letchworth - 2 - - 2
Welwyn +4 1 - - 3
Rickmansworth 0 1 - -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Project Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 36 (27.69%) PRINCE2
1 36 (27.69%) Finance
2 31 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (22.31%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (14.62%) Change Management
5 19 (14.62%) SAP
6 17 (13.08%) Retail
6 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Excel
6 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
6 17 (13.08%) SC Cleared
6 17 (13.08%) Security Cleared
7 14 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (10.77%) PMO
8 13 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (9.23%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (9.23%) Business Analysis
9 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (8.46%) CRM
11 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 10 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.69%) Degree
12 9 (6.92%) Project Planning
12 9 (6.92%) Legal
12 9 (6.92%) Migration
12 9 (6.92%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.15%) Oracle
13 8 (6.15%) PMI Certification
13 8 (6.15%) Information Security

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 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.77%) Apache
2 1 (0.77%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) SAP CO
1 4 (3.08%) SAP FI
1 4 (3.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.31%) Primavera
3 2 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.54%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) Office 365
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) Internet
1 5 (3.85%) WAN
2 3 (2.31%) LAN
3 2 (1.54%) Junos
3 2 (1.54%) WLAN
4 1 (0.77%) NAS
4 1 (0.77%) SNMP
4 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.77%) DB2
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 36 (27.69%) Finance
2 17 (13.08%) Retail
3 9 (6.92%) Legal
4 6 (4.62%) French Language
5 5 (3.85%) Billing
5 5 (3.85%) Mandarin Language
5 5 (3.85%) Portuguese Language
5 5 (3.85%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.31%) Automotive
6 3 (2.31%) Banking
6 3 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.54%) Law
7 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.77%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.77%) Electronics
8 1 (0.77%) Local Government
8 1 (0.77%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (47.69%) Project Manager
2 19 (14.62%) Analyst
3 18 (13.85%) Coordinator
3 18 (13.85%) Project Coordinator
4 13 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 10 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 10 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 10 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
6 9 (6.92%) Administrator
7 6 (4.62%) Digital Project Manager
7 6 (4.62%) Project Administrator
8 4 (3.08%) Applications Manager
8 4 (3.08%) Applications Project Manager
8 4 (3.08%) Audit Manager
8 4 (3.08%) Project Analyst
8 4 (3.08%) Salesforce Project Manager
8 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 4 (3.08%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) J2EE
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.77%) .NET
2 1 (0.77%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.77%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.62%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.85%) PMI
3 5 (3.85%) User Experience
4 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.54%) FMCG
7 1 (0.77%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.77%) EPoS
7 1 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.77%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.08%) Windows
2 2 (1.54%) Linux
2 2 (1.54%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.69%) PRINCE2
2 31 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (14.62%) Change Management
5 14 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.23%) Business Analysis
8 11 (8.46%) CRM
9 10 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 9 (6.92%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.92%) Migration
10 9 (6.92%) Project Planning
11 8 (6.15%) Analytics
11 8 (6.15%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (6.15%) Information Security
12 7 (5.38%) Data Analytics
12 7 (5.38%) People Management
12 7 (5.38%) Process Improvement
12 7 (5.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.85%) Java
2 4 (3.08%) SQL
3 1 (0.77%) C
3 1 (0.77%) C++
3 1 (0.77%) Embedded C++
3 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.77%) Perl
3 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (13.08%) SC Cleared
1 17 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.69%) Degree
2 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (6.15%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.31%) PMP
7 1 (0.77%) ISEB
7 1 (0.77%) MCSA
7 1 (0.77%) MCSE
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.77%) PMO
2 3 (2.31%) GDPR
3 2 (1.54%) GxP
3 2 (1.54%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.54%) QA
4 1 (0.77%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.77%) XenApp
1 1 (0.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Nagios
1 1 (0.77%) SCCM
1 1 (0.77%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (22.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.62%) SAP
3 12 (9.23%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (6.15%) Oracle
5 5 (3.85%) IBM
6 3 (2.31%) Forcepoint
6 3 (2.31%) Symantec
7 2 (1.54%) Citrix
7 2 (1.54%) Computacenter
7 2 (1.54%) Juniper
7 2 (1.54%) VMware
8 1 (0.77%) Ariba
8 1 (0.77%) Brandwatch
8 1 (0.77%) Facebook
8 1 (0.77%) NetApp
8 1 (0.77%) Planview
8 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.77%) Sysomos
8 1 (0.77%) Tableau
8 1 (0.77%) Twitter