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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 52 72
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.60% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.76% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £300 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% -18.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.89% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -7.24%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 513 524 703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 81.17% 78.68% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 278 360
Median daily rate £425 £425 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 58
Median hourly rate £17.63 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.47% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Project Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 3 months to 23 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
Hatfield - 2 £300 -
Watford - 1 £400 -
Project Planning
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) HFM
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Document Management
5 1 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Business Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) SLA

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 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) HFM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (11.11%) Primavera
1 1 (11.11%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planner
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Documentation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Hyperion Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP