The first table below looks at the demand for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 40 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.57% 1.72% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.70% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
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£476 £650 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.73% +122.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £498 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £650 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £29.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+73.72% -10.60%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 148 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.35% 63.52% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 76 138
Average daily rate £413 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £14.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Programme Management
East of England

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programme Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -15 2 £589 - 2
Bedford - - - -
Programme Management
East of England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Programme 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 Programme Management.

1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) SAP
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) MS Project
6 2 (11.11%) MS Office
6 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.56%) VLAN
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) Firewall
7 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (5.56%) Back Office
7 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
7 1 (5.56%) Use Case
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) Android
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Programme 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 Programme Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) DMZ
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) VLAN
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) PMO Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Quality Manager
3 2 (11.11%) QA Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
6 1 (5.56%) Android Development
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Use Case
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Network Management
6 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds