The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 4 18
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 49 90 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.75% 13.47% 7.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.38% 13.93% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 62 54
Median daily rate £450 £413 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £321 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +2.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year +8.39% -5.29%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 585 646 823
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 92.56% 96.71% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 330 431
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 35 72
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -25.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -5 24 £460 +6.66%
Stevenage +3 5 - -
Hatfield -5 5 £300 -40.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City 0 3 £600 +41.17%
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £450 +20.00%
Hertford - 1 - -
Royston - 1 £250 -
Project Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 46 (47.42%) Project Management
2 32 (32.99%) PRINCE2
3 27 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (24.74%) Retail
5 20 (20.62%) Change Management
6 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (16.49%) Finance
8 15 (15.46%) SAP
8 15 (15.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 12 (12.37%) ERP
9 12 (12.37%) Migration
10 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (9.28%) Data Centre
11 9 (9.28%) WAN
11 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
12 8 (8.25%) Change Control
13 7 (7.22%) Data Migration
13 7 (7.22%) Virtual Team
13 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (7.22%) CRM
13 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
14 6 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
14 6 (6.19%) Budgeting and Forecasting
14 6 (6.19%) Business Change Management
14 6 (6.19%) Procure-to-Pay
14 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
14 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
14 6 (6.19%) Degree
15 5 (5.15%) Project Planning
15 5 (5.15%) QMS

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 3 (3.09%) CMS
1 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.12%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (3.09%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.03%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (1.03%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.03%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) WAN
2 3 (3.09%) LAN
3 1 (1.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) SAN
3 1 (1.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (24.74%) Retail
2 16 (16.49%) Finance
3 5 (5.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.12%) Automotive
4 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.09%) Billing
6 2 (2.06%) Advertising
6 2 (2.06%) Back Office
6 2 (2.06%) Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Legal
7 1 (1.03%) Front Office
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.22%) Virtual Team
3 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.09%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.06%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.06%) EPoS
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.42%) Project Management
2 32 (32.99%) PRINCE2
3 27 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (20.62%) Change Management
5 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.37%) ERP
6 12 (12.37%) Migration
7 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (8.25%) Change Control
9 7 (7.22%) CRM
9 7 (7.22%) Data Migration
9 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.19%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 6 (6.19%) Business Change Management
10 6 (6.19%) Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (5.15%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.15%) QMS
11 5 (5.15%) Quality Management
11 5 (5.15%) Service Management
11 5 (5.15%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (15.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (6.19%) Degree
3 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) CEH
4 2 (2.06%) CISSP
4 2 (2.06%) CREST Certified
4 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) OSCP
4 2 (2.06%) PMP
4 2 (2.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (2.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.03%) APMP
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) GCP
1 3 (3.09%) GxP
1 3 (3.09%) PMO
2 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) GDPR
3 1 (1.03%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) SAP
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle
4 3 (3.09%) Citrix
5 2 (2.06%) Ariba
5 2 (2.06%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.03%) Cognos
6 1 (1.03%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.03%) iManage
6 1 (1.03%) JDA
6 1 (1.03%) Remedy
6 1 (1.03%) Reuters
6 1 (1.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.03%) Workday