The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Management
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 13 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 3.64% 3.51% 16.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 4.17% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £430 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £33.00 - £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year -21.42% +23.89%  

Project Management 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 Stevenage with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 42 48 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 76.36% 84.21% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 9
Median daily rate £350 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £257 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £49.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.19% +233.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Stevenage

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Stevenage

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) Business Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) SAP PS
2 1 (33.33%) Primavera
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Primavera
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planner
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Transition Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Transformation Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Earned Value Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) SAP