Period
to 15 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 18 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 144 95 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.14% 7.43% 12.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.70% 7.90% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 50 119
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £370 £290 £310
90th Percentile £550 £600 £503
East of England median daily rate £461 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +7.45% +1.00% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £33.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.00% -35.06%
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +41.94% -0.64% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,484 1,202 1,335
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 93.98% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 634 692
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% +5.12%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £220
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £407 £400
% change year-on-year +4.42% +1.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 115 75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.43 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.18 £49.36 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.16
% change year-on-year -5.71% -13.19% +0.80%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 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 49 £463 +3.35% 5
Hatfield +6 23 £400 +33.33% 4
Stevenage -13 11 £350 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 10 £513 -14.58% 3
Hertford +2 6 £413 -
Letchworth +3 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead -12 3 £413 -13.16%
Royston -7 2 - -
Rickmansworth -8 1 - - 1
Kings Langley - 1 £475 - 1
Welwyn - 1 - -
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 50 (34.72%) Project Management
2 46 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (25.69%) Finance
4 32 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 28 (19.44%) Security Cleared
6 27 (18.75%) Change Management
7 26 (18.06%) Risk Management
7 26 (18.06%) Retail
7 26 (18.06%) SC Cleared
8 25 (17.36%) Waterfall
9 23 (15.97%) Presales
10 16 (11.11%) SAP
10 16 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 15 (10.42%) Scrum
11 15 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (8.33%) Windows
12 12 (8.33%) Office 365
13 11 (7.64%) Windows 10
13 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
14 10 (6.94%) ISEB
14 10 (6.94%) SDLC
15 9 (6.25%) Time Management
15 9 (6.25%) WebSphere
15 9 (6.25%) IBM
15 9 (6.25%) Microsoft
15 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
15 9 (6.25%) ERP
15 9 (6.25%) DNA

Project Manager Skill Set
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 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 9 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (0.69%) IIS
2 1 (0.69%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Sage 50
2 2 (1.39%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.69%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.69%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.39%) Skype
2 1 (0.69%) ATM
2 1 (0.69%) DNS
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.69%) DB2
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 37 (25.69%) Finance
2 26 (18.06%) Retail
3 5 (3.47%) Legal
3 5 (3.47%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.08%) Law
4 3 (2.08%) Local Government
4 3 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Billing
5 1 (0.69%) Military
5 1 (0.69%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.56%) J2EE
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.69%) Middleware
3 1 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.17%) PMI
2 5 (3.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.08%) FMCG
4 2 (1.39%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.39%) User Experience
4 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.33%) Windows
2 11 (7.64%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.69%) AIX
3 1 (0.69%) Android
3 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.69%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.69%) SUSE
3 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.72%) Project Management
2 46 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 32 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (18.75%) Change Management
5 26 (18.06%) Risk Management
6 25 (17.36%) Waterfall
7 23 (15.97%) Presales
8 16 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 15 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (10.42%) Scrum
10 10 (6.94%) SDLC
11 9 (6.25%) DNA
11 9 (6.25%) ERP
11 9 (6.25%) Infrastructure Transition
11 9 (6.25%) Time Management
12 8 (5.56%) Business Analysis
12 8 (5.56%) Migration
12 8 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (1.39%) C
3 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.06%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (6.94%) ISEB
5 8 (5.56%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.78%) Degree
7 3 (2.08%) PMP
7 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.69%) APMP
8 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.69%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.69%) PMO
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) SAP
2 9 (6.25%) IBM
2 9 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.56%) Oracle
3 8 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.47%) Cognos
5 4 (2.78%) Hyperion
5 4 (2.78%) Sage
6 3 (2.08%) Computacenter
7 2 (1.39%) Sony
7 2 (1.39%) Sun
8 1 (0.69%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.69%) ConnectWise
8 1 (0.69%) Dell
8 1 (0.69%) HP
8 1 (0.69%) Informatica
8 1 (0.69%) Kony
8 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.69%) VMware