Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £294 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 19 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 6.16% 3.39% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.47% 3.67% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Stevenage median daily rate £294 £265 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.85% -40.45% -
10th Percentile £283 £258 £430
90th Percentile £299 £320 £598
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £460
% change year-on-year - -7.61% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stevenage median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £27.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage. 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
Stevenage
Contract vacancies in Stevenage with a recognized job title 139 109 141
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 92.37% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 47
Stevenage median daily rate £304 £265 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -38.37% +66.99%
10th Percentile £192 £199 £120
90th Percentile £393 £443 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 24
Stevenage median hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £21.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.33% +76.35% +6.33%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.35 £8.70
90th Percentile £47.25 £52.40 £52.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% -6.45% -4.32%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stevenage.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Stevenage

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Stevenage

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Stevenage region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Primavera
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) EPoS
4 2 (22.22%) Local Government
5 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) FMCG
5 1 (11.11%) Product Management
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) Windows

Project Manager Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Local Government
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) EPoS
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP