Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Planning
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 77 94
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 -15
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 20 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.28% 1.17% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.52% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £451 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.21% -7.64% +21.94%
10th Percentile £200 £358 £358
90th Percentile £760 £493 £605
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £37.25 £20.74
% change year-on-year -32.89% +79.65% -3.56%

Project Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1250 1051 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.08% 76.66% 75.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 608 621
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £223 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £565
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 55 98
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £31.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.94% +47.60% +30.45%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.42 £9.70
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £42.88
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.45 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.34% +23.33% +5.99%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Hertfordshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Planning in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Hertfordshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Hertfordshire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Hertfordshire

Project Planning
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 Planning within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Hatfield -2 6 £250 -47.37%
Watford -8 3 £400 +33.33%
Letchworth - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Project Planning
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Project
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
1 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (35.00%) PMO
2 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Retail
4 4 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (15.00%) C
5 3 (15.00%) Banking
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Advertising
5 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team Management
5 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
6 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements

Project Planning
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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP PP
2 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (15.00%) Advertising
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Coordinator
1 6 (30.00%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (15.00%) PMO Lead
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Project Planner
3 2 (10.00%) Release Manager
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Release Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Payroll Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
1 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) R
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) PMO
2 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Blue Prism
3 1 (5.00%) BMC
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy