Period
to 23 September 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 10 20
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 98 152 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.14% 9.45% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.80% 10.12% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 94 58
Hertfordshire median daily rate £465 £463 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +7.75% +7.31%
10th Percentile £364 £350 £298
90th Percentile £570 £575 £583
East of England median daily rate £450 £463 £434
% change year-on-year -2.70% +6.69% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £200.00 £42.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +370.59% +16.44% +46.00%
East of England median hourly rate £118.75 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +216.67% +2.74% -13.10%

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 1,256 1,502 1,288
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.48% 93.41% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 865 657
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £219 £170 £200
90th Percentile £575 £556 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 126 121
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £17.32 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.43% +3.06% +13.93%
10th Percentile £11.15 £12.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.25 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.32 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.62% -3.78% -11.42%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 -11 46 £470 +7.43% 7
Hatfield +5 13 £425 +6.25% 1
Welwyn Garden City +13 8 £500 +11.11%
Stevenage -11 7 £413 +17.86% 2
Rickmansworth +8 2 £525 -
Hemel Hempstead +2 1 £525 +27.27% 2
Potters Bar -1 1 £525 +10.53%
Letchworth -4 1 - -
Royston -5 1 - - 1
St Albans - 1 £433 - 4
Project Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 58 (59.18%) Project Management
2 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (31.63%) Finance
4 26 (26.53%) Project Delivery
5 22 (22.45%) PRINCE2
6 19 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (19.39%) Waterfall
7 15 (15.31%) Retail
7 15 (15.31%) Scrum
8 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 14 (14.29%) Presales
9 12 (12.24%) Time Management
9 12 (12.24%) E-Commerce
9 12 (12.24%) PMI Certification
10 11 (11.22%) WebSphere
10 11 (11.22%) Java
10 11 (11.22%) J2EE
10 11 (11.22%) IBM
10 11 (11.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (11.22%) Contract Negotiation
11 10 (10.20%) Process Improvement
11 10 (10.20%) ERP
11 10 (10.20%) Games
12 9 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (9.18%) PMI
12 9 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (8.16%) Data Centre
13 8 (8.16%) Office 365
13 8 (8.16%) Change Management
14 7 (7.14%) Migration

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 11 (11.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.02%) CMS
3 1 (1.02%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.02%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Office 365
2 3 (3.06%) Azure
2 3 (3.06%) OneDrive
2 3 (3.06%) Yammer
3 2 (2.04%) Google Docs
4 1 (1.02%) G Suite
4 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.02%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) 2.5G
1 4 (4.08%) 2G
1 4 (4.08%) 3G
1 4 (4.08%) 4G
1 4 (4.08%) 5G
2 3 (3.06%) Skype
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.02%) Big Data
2 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.02%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 31 (31.63%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Retail
3 10 (10.20%) Games
4 7 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.08%) Banking
7 3 (3.06%) Law
7 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.06%) Public Sector
8 2 (2.04%) Legal
8 2 (2.04%) Marketing
9 1 (1.02%) Advertising
9 1 (1.02%) Electronics
9 1 (1.02%) German Language
9 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) J2EE
2 2 (2.04%) Middleware
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.02%) CSS
3 1 (1.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) PMI
2 8 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Pharmacovigilance
4 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) BYOD
5 1 (1.02%) CMDB
5 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Windows
1 7 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.02%) Unix
2 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.18%) Project Management
2 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (26.53%) Project Delivery
4 22 (22.45%) PRINCE2
5 19 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (19.39%) Waterfall
6 15 (15.31%) Scrum
7 14 (14.29%) Presales
8 12 (12.24%) E-Commerce
8 12 (12.24%) Time Management
9 11 (11.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (11.22%) Contract Negotiation
10 10 (10.20%) ERP
10 10 (10.20%) Process Improvement
11 9 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (8.16%) Change Management
13 7 (7.14%) Migration
13 7 (7.14%) Risk Management
13 7 (7.14%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.22%) Java
2 2 (2.04%) C
3 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) PMI Certification
2 7 (7.14%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.10%) PMP
4 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (3.06%) ISEB
6 3 (3.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.02%) HND
8 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.02%) GDPR
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.02%) PMO
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) MOM
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) IBM
3 5 (5.10%) SAP
4 3 (3.06%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.04%) Ariba
5 2 (2.04%) Google
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle
6 1 (1.02%) Adobe
6 1 (1.02%) Aruba
6 1 (1.02%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.02%) Informatica
6 1 (1.02%) OneTrust
6 1 (1.02%) Snow
6 1 (1.02%) Sony
6 1 (1.02%) Workday