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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 8 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 9.09% 10.71% 9.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.87% 12.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £400 - £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £646
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-27.63% +33.33%

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
46 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 83.64% 89.29% 68.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 19
Median daily rate £415 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.30 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Payroll
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) Email Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Server Building
4 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) PMP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 4 (44.44%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
1 2 (22.22%) MPLS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Payroll Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Migration Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Email Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Server Building
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix