The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 11 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.36% 8.11% 9.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 9.68% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £391 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
Project Management
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42 62 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 75.00% 83.78% 65.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 49 8
Average daily rate £369 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Local Government
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Planview
4 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Project Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) DSDM
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Planview
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk