The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedford region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 5 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 13.79% 6.67% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.55% 7.41% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £250 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £415
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.80% -21.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
55 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 94.83% 90.00% 97.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 27
Median daily rate £400 £413 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £11.33 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedford region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Bedford region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 2 (18.18%) Email Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Server Building
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Linux

Project Manager Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
1 2 (18.18%) MPLS
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Email Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Server Building
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle