The table below looks at the statistics for Project 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 Project Management over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 7 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 47 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.18% 6.50% 11.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.64% 8.21% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £420 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £555 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £35.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
-10.28% -0.31%
Project Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
321 341 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.16% 79.12% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 200 102
Average daily rate £475 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Project 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 Project Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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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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 0 14 £350 -18.84% 4
Dunstable +2 8 £450 -6.25% 1
Bedford -5 1 - - 7
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Project 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 Project Management.

1 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.76%) Retail
3 22 (21.78%) E-Commerce
4 21 (20.79%) PRINCE2
5 17 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (15.84%) Finance
7 15 (14.85%) Scrum
8 12 (11.88%) Oracle
9 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (9.90%) Matrix Management
11 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.91%) MS Project
11 9 (8.91%) Change Management
12 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
12 8 (7.92%) SharePoint
12 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
12 8 (7.92%) Waterfall
12 8 (7.92%) SDLC
13 7 (6.93%) Migration
13 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
14 6 (5.94%) Service Management
14 6 (5.94%) Coaching
14 6 (5.94%) Supplier Management
14 6 (5.94%) QA
15 5 (4.95%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (4.95%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (4.95%) Oracle ODI
15 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database
15 5 (4.95%) Data Centre
15 5 (4.95%) PRINCE

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Project 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.97%) IIS
3 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.98%) Confluence
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Project
2 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.96%) MS Office
4 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) DHCP
1 3 (2.97%) FTP
1 3 (2.97%) DNS
2 1 (0.99%) LAN
2 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle OWB
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle ODI
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.98%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.98%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) JIRA
General
1 24 (23.76%) Retail
2 16 (15.84%) Finance
3 4 (3.96%) Automotive
4 3 (2.97%) Legal
4 3 (2.97%) Front Office
4 3 (2.97%) French Language
4 3 (2.97%) German Language
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Local Government
5 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (54.46%) Project Manager
2 13 (12.87%) Analyst
3 8 (7.92%) Integration Manager
3 8 (7.92%) Integration Project Manager
4 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Senior Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.94%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (3.96%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (3.96%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (3.96%) Developer
6 4 (3.96%) Coordinator
7 3 (2.97%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Support Analyst
7 3 (2.97%) Programme Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) Service Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) .NET
1 3 (2.97%) Web Services
2 1 (0.99%) XML
2 1 (0.99%) EDI
2 1 (0.99%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.95%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.96%) Telematics
3 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (2.97%) EPoS
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Linux
2 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.78%) E-Commerce
3 21 (20.79%) PRINCE2
4 17 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (14.85%) Scrum
6 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.90%) Matrix Management
8 9 (8.91%) Change Management
8 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
9 8 (7.92%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.92%) SDLC
10 7 (6.93%) Migration
10 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
11 6 (5.94%) Service Management
11 6 (5.94%) Supplier Management
11 6 (5.94%) Coaching
12 5 (4.95%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (4.95%) Programme Management
12 5 (4.95%) PRINCE
12 5 (4.95%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.97%) SQL
1 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.98%) C
3 1 (0.99%) PHP
3 1 (0.99%) ABAP
3 1 (0.99%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) PMP
1 5 (4.95%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.98%) CIPD
3 2 (1.98%) Degree
3 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) CRISC
4 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.99%) PCI QSA
4 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.99%) ISEB
4 1 (0.99%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) SCCM
1 3 (2.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) Oracle
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.96%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.97%) SAP
4 3 (2.97%) Akamai
5 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.98%) Cognos
5 2 (1.98%) Citrix
5 2 (1.98%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.98%) webMethods
6 1 (0.99%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
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