Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £469 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 15 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 23 9
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 145 106 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.12% 7.17% 10.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.77% 7.75% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 61 111
Hertfordshire median daily rate £469 £434 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% +8.38% -11.11%
10th Percentile £357 £293 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.44% +46.00% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £36.50 £23.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £36.50 £27.00
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +15.38% -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 1,368 1,358
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.33% 92.56% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 686 740
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £173 £200 £205
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £418 £388
% change year-on-year +1.80% +7.74% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 125 85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.81 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +8.42% -8.82%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.70 £10.07
90th Percentile £48.25 £40.00 £53.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.33 £18.00 £20.32
% change year-on-year -3.72% -11.42% -4.38%

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 October 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 October 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 +8 55 £450 +3.81%
Welwyn Garden City -3 18 £450 -25.00%
Stevenage -6 10 £350 - 3
Hatfield +1 8 £400 +23.08% 5
Letchworth +6 5 - -
Royston -1 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead -6 2 £388 -3.13% 1
Kings Langley - 2 £475 -
Rickmansworth -11 1 - - 1
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Potters Bar - 1 £475 - 1
Project Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 53 (36.55%) Project Management
2 42 (28.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (22.76%) Finance
3 33 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 19 (13.10%) SAP
6 18 (12.41%) Microsoft Excel
7 17 (11.72%) Security Cleared
8 16 (11.03%) ERP
8 16 (11.03%) Microsoft
8 16 (11.03%) Migration
9 15 (10.34%) SC Cleared
10 14 (9.66%) Waterfall
11 13 (8.97%) Retail
11 13 (8.97%) Degree
12 12 (8.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (7.59%) Risk Management
13 11 (7.59%) Supplier Management
14 10 (6.90%) Change Management
14 10 (6.90%) ITIL
14 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
15 9 (6.21%) NHS
16 8 (5.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 8 (5.52%) Data Migration
16 8 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (5.52%) SharePoint
16 8 (5.52%) MS Visio
16 8 (5.52%) Programme Management
17 7 (4.83%) Scrum

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 8 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.69%) CMS
2 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.69%) IBM Domino
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
2 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (12.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (8.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (5.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Sage 50
2 3 (2.07%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.69%) Lorenzo
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.69%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Office 365
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) Skype
2 1 (0.69%) ATM
2 1 (0.69%) DNS
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) Intranet
2 1 (0.69%) LAN
2 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.69%) DB2
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) JIRA
General
1 33 (22.76%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Retail
3 6 (4.14%) Law
3 6 (4.14%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.14%) Marketing
4 3 (2.07%) Legal
4 3 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Billing
5 1 (0.69%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) Middleware
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) NHS
2 7 (4.83%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.38%) PMI
3 2 (1.38%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.69%) FMCG
4 1 (0.69%) Life Science
4 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.14%) Windows
2 4 (2.76%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.38%) Unix
4 1 (0.69%) AIX
4 1 (0.69%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.69%) SUSE
4 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.55%) Project Management
2 42 (28.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 16 (11.03%) ERP
5 16 (11.03%) Migration
6 14 (9.66%) Waterfall
7 11 (7.59%) Risk Management
7 11 (7.59%) Supplier Management
8 10 (6.90%) Change Management
8 10 (6.90%) ITIL
9 8 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.52%) Data Migration
9 8 (5.52%) Programme Management
9 8 (5.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.83%) Performance Management
10 7 (4.83%) Scrum
11 6 (4.14%) CRM
11 6 (4.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.38%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (11.72%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.97%) Degree
4 6 (4.14%) PMI Certification
4 6 (4.14%) PMP
5 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.38%) ISEB
7 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.69%) APMP
8 1 (0.69%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 3 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) GCP
2 1 (0.69%) GDPR
2 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) CASB
Vendors
1 19 (13.10%) SAP
2 16 (11.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.83%) Cognos
3 7 (4.83%) Oracle
4 6 (4.14%) Hyperion
5 5 (3.45%) Sage
6 4 (2.76%) Sony
6 4 (2.76%) VMware
7 2 (1.38%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.69%) ConnectWise
8 1 (0.69%) Dell
8 1 (0.69%) HP
8 1 (0.69%) hybris
8 1 (0.69%) IBM
8 1 (0.69%) Informatica
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.69%) Remedy
8 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.69%) Splunk
8 1 (0.69%) Sun