Period
to 26 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 19 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 91 98 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.58% 7.09% 8.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.34% 8.69% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 69 75
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.58% -8.82%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £200
90th Percentile £613 £625 £538
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.00
10th Percentile £33.60 - £22.30
90th Percentile £53.55 - £112.90
East of England median hourly rate £34.00 £13.17 £34.00
% change year-on-year +158.26% -61.28% -9.93%

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 974 1,128 1,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.10% 81.56% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 661 637
Hertfordshire median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £202
90th Percentile £592 £569 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 58
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £27.00 £20.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.11% +34.08% -51.67%
10th Percentile £9.64 £11.17 £12.98
90th Percentile £45.70 £66.81 £47.33
East of England median hourly rate £20.20 £18.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.99% -46.07% +6.06%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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
Hemel Hempstead -2 16 £538 +48.28% 4
Watford -8 15 £503 +29.68% 11
Hatfield -4 12 £500 +11.11% 5
Welwyn Garden City +6 7 £240 -49.47% 1
Stevenage - 7 £468 - 14
Royston - 5 £463 - 1
Borehamwood - 4 £450 - 2
Hertford - 2 £325 -
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
Welwyn - 2 £325 -
Project Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 (31.87%) PRINCE2
2 25 (27.47%) Finance
2 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (24.18%) PMI Certification
5 19 (20.88%) PMP
6 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
6 17 (18.68%) Project Delivery
7 16 (17.58%) Risk Management
8 13 (14.29%) DV Cleared
9 12 (13.19%) Scrum
10 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
10 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Project
10 10 (10.99%) Degree
11 9 (9.89%) Information Security
11 9 (9.89%) ITIL
11 9 (9.89%) Windows
11 9 (9.89%) PMI
11 9 (9.89%) Service Delivery
11 9 (9.89%) Change Management
11 9 (9.89%) ArchiMate
12 8 (8.79%) Portfolio Management
12 8 (8.79%) People Management
12 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
12 8 (8.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (8.79%) Business Development
13 7 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 7 (7.69%) Programme Management
13 7 (7.69%) Migration
13 7 (7.69%) Time Management

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 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Primavera
1 2 (2.20%) SAP PS
2 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) AWS
1 4 (4.40%) Azure
1 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) G Suite
3 1 (1.10%) Google Docs
3 1 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (1.10%) PaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) LAN
2 4 (4.40%) Firewall
2 4 (4.40%) Internet
2 4 (4.40%) MPLS
2 4 (4.40%) OSPF
2 4 (4.40%) WAN
2 4 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.30%) BGP
3 3 (3.30%) IPsec
3 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.30%) VLAN
4 2 (2.20%) DHCP
4 2 (2.20%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.20%) Frame Relay
4 2 (2.20%) HSRP
4 2 (2.20%) RIP
4 2 (2.20%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (2.20%) VPN
4 2 (2.20%) Wireless
4 2 (2.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) Big Data
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.10%) Power BI
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) AutoIt
2 1 (1.10%) JMeter
2 1 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 25 (27.47%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.59%) Public Sector
3 6 (6.59%) Retail
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Law
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Fire and Rescue
6 1 (1.10%) Games
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 10 (10.99%) Transition Manager
3 8 (8.79%) Analyst
4 6 (6.59%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (6.59%) IT Manager
4 6 (6.59%) Programme Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Consultant
5 5 (5.49%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Project Planner
5 5 (5.49%) Senior Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Technical Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Network Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Architect
7 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Product Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Transition Project Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Workday Consultant
8 2 (2.20%) Senior Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.10%) HTML
2 1 (1.10%) Middleware
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.10%) Velocity
2 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) PMI
2 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) CMDB
4 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.30%) FMCG
4 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.20%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.10%) Life Science
6 1 (1.10%) NHS
6 1 (1.10%) PKI
6 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Windows
2 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.30%) Android
3 3 (3.30%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.20%) Unix
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) PRINCE2
2 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (18.68%) Project Delivery
5 16 (17.58%) Risk Management
6 12 (13.19%) Scrum
7 9 (9.89%) ArchiMate
7 9 (9.89%) Change Management
7 9 (9.89%) Information Security
7 9 (9.89%) ITIL
7 9 (9.89%) Service Delivery
8 8 (8.79%) Business Development
8 8 (8.79%) People Management
8 8 (8.79%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (7.69%) Migration
9 7 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 7 (7.69%) Time Management
10 6 (6.59%) Decision-Making
10 6 (6.59%) Performance Management
10 6 (6.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.20%) C
1 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.20%) SQL
2 1 (1.10%) Java
2 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) PMI Certification
2 19 (20.88%) PMP
3 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
4 13 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 10 (10.99%) Degree
6 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.20%) CCDP
8 2 (2.20%) CCIE
8 2 (2.20%) CCNP
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.10%) CISM
9 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.10%) HNC
9 1 (1.10%) IIBA
9 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) GDPR
2 2 (2.20%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.10%) GAMP
3 1 (1.10%) GxP
3 1 (1.10%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) NIST
3 1 (1.10%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.10%) Ansible
2 1 (1.10%) CASB
2 1 (1.10%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) SAP
3 4 (4.40%) Workday
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco
4 3 (3.30%) Google
4 3 (3.30%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (2.20%) Apple
5 2 (2.20%) Citrix
5 2 (2.20%) Juniper
5 2 (2.20%) MikroTik
5 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.10%) Brocade
6 1 (1.10%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.10%) F5
6 1 (1.10%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) jetNEXUS
6 1 (1.10%) NetScout
6 1 (1.10%) Okta
6 1 (1.10%) Palo Alto