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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 4 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 17.86% 6.25% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.74% 8.82% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £370 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -17.14%
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
23 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 82.14% 70.83% 74.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 18
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £491 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +220.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) CIPD
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Email Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) SystmOne
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Nortel
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Assistant Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Incident and Problem Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Incident Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Problem Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SystmOne Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) Email Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) CIPD
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Nortel
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle