The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 7 17
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 42 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.16% 11.17% 9.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 11.68% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 46 36
Median daily rate £400 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% +4.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% -3.44%  

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 567 668 670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.59% 95.70% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 331 349
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £531 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 44
Median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.23 £42.65 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -3 8 £335 -25.55% 3
Hatfield -9 6 £350 -12.50%
Stevenage +5 5 £265 -38.37%
Bishop's Stortford - 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead +4 2 £500 -6.97%
Welwyn Garden City -7 1 £275 -47.61%
Project Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (40.48%) Project Management
2 23 (27.38%) PRINCE2
3 22 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.43%) Retail
6 15 (17.86%) Change Management
7 14 (16.67%) Finance
8 13 (15.48%) SAP
9 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
9 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
9 11 (13.10%) Migration
10 10 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (9.52%) CRM
12 7 (8.33%) Degree
12 7 (8.33%) Data Migration
12 7 (8.33%) SDLC
13 6 (7.14%) Data Centre
13 6 (7.14%) Business Analysis
13 6 (7.14%) Supplier Management
13 6 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (7.14%) Risk Management
13 6 (7.14%) WAN
14 5 (5.95%) BPR
14 5 (5.95%) e-Learning
14 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (5.95%) Change Control
15 4 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (4.76%) Presales
15 4 (4.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
15 4 (4.76%) Planning and Forecasting

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 (3.57%) CMS
1 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Project
3 2 (2.38%) MS Office
4 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.57%) SAP HR
2 3 (3.57%) SAP SD
3 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.19%) Endur
4 1 (1.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.19%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
1 1 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (1.19%) Firewall
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (21.43%) Retail
2 14 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Automotive
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Billing
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Front Office
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) .NET
1 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) e-Learning
3 4 (4.76%) EPoS
3 4 (4.76%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.19%) NHS
6 1 (1.19%) Pricing Data
6 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) Project Management
2 23 (27.38%) PRINCE2
3 22 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.86%) Change Management
6 11 (13.10%) Migration
7 8 (9.52%) CRM
8 7 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 7 (8.33%) SDLC
9 6 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 6 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.14%) Supplier Management
10 5 (5.95%) BPR
10 5 (5.95%) Change Control
11 4 (4.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 4 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.76%) ERP
11 4 (4.76%) Planning and Forecasting
11 4 (4.76%) Presales
12 3 (3.57%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) C
2 1 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (8.33%) Degree
3 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.38%) CEH
4 2 (2.38%) CISSP
4 2 (2.38%) CREST Certified
4 2 (2.38%) OSCP
4 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (2.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) ISEB
5 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) PMO
2 1 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) SAP
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.76%) Citrix
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle
5 2 (2.38%) Ariba
5 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) Cognos
6 1 (1.19%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.19%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.19%) JDA
6 1 (1.19%) NGA Human Resources
6 1 (1.19%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.19%) Remedy
6 1 (1.19%) VMware
6 1 (1.19%) Workday
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