Period
to 28 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 17 10
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 34 107 143
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.18% 8.08% 9.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.45% 8.95% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 72 83
Median daily rate £475 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.15% -5.71%
10th Percentile £413 £375 £325
90th Percentile £675 £573 £538
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.40 - -
East of England median hourly rate £39.40 £37.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +5.07% -31.82% +34.15%

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 764 1,196 1,380
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.86% 90.26% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 651 739
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.33%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £184
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 92 118
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.08 £15.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.90% -17.27% +1.97%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.15 £10.16
90th Percentile £61.25 £60.88 £39.73
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.17
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.02% -18.77%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Project Manager in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in Hertfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Hertfordshire

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Project Manager in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 28 May 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
Watford -10 8 £465 - 1
Welwyn Garden City 0 5 £438 -14.63%
Stevenage +9 4 £488 +21.88%
Royston 0 2 £475 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £550 -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Project Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 17 (50.00%) Project Management
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (23.53%) Finance
4 7 (20.59%) PMI Certification
4 7 (20.59%) Retail
5 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 6 (17.65%) Programme Management
5 6 (17.65%) PMI
5 6 (17.65%) PMP
5 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.76%) Big Data
6 4 (11.76%) Business Transformation
7 3 (8.82%) Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Master Data Management
7 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
7 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
7 3 (8.82%) Data Ingestion
7 3 (8.82%) Data Lake
7 3 (8.82%) API Development
7 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
7 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
7 3 (8.82%) Local Government
7 3 (8.82%) Degree
7 3 (8.82%) JIRA
7 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.88%) FMCG
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Primavera
1 1 (2.94%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Azure
2 1 (2.94%) AWS
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
1 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Big Data
2 3 (8.82%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Local Government
4 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.94%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) Velocity
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) PMI
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) FMCG
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Project Management
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 6 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Analytics
6 3 (8.82%) API Development
6 3 (8.82%) Data Ingestion
6 3 (8.82%) Master Data Management
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) Data Governance
7 2 (5.88%) Data Transformation
7 2 (5.88%) ETL
7 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.88%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) PMI Certification
2 6 (17.65%) PMP
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CISA
4 1 (2.94%) CISM
4 1 (2.94%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.88%) GDPR
3 1 (2.94%) NIST
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) CASB
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Google
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) MuleSoft
1 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (2.94%) SAP
1 1 (2.94%) Tableau
1 1 (2.94%) Teradata