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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 9 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 13.85% 6.15% 22.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.00% 8.89% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
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£450 £146 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+209.27% -44.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £146 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £649 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
60 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 92.31% 69.23% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 12 18
Average daily rate £400 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £775 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) MS Project
3 3 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) Product Management
5 1 (8.33%) CBAP
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
5 1 (8.33%) Local Government
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile App

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Project
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Assistant Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Trainer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Trainer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Change Management
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Product Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Primavera
2 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (8.33%) F5