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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 5 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 16.07% 8.33% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 8.70% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £250 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -12.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-14.41% -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
54 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 96.43% 95.83% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 25
Median daily rate £415 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.81 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Informatica
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (16.67%) Tableau
3 2 (16.67%) Email Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Server Building
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Vertica
4 1 (8.33%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Teradata
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows

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 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Email Migration
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Server Building
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) Informatica
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Tableau
2 1 (8.33%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (8.33%) Teradata
2 1 (8.33%) Vertica