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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 38 77 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.84% 15.13% 9.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.54% 17.15% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 17
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£358 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £543 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
303 449 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 78.50% 88.21% 63.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 316 73
Average daily rate £425 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -5 12 £358 -24.73% 2
Dunstable +2 6 £419 -14.54% 1
Bedford +3 5 £300 -29.41% 4
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 20 (24.10%) Retail
2 18 (21.69%) PRINCE2
3 14 (16.87%) Finance
4 13 (15.66%) PRINCE
5 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.64%) ETL
7 8 (9.64%) Oracle
7 8 (9.64%) PMP
7 8 (9.64%) Project Planning
7 8 (9.64%) Matrix Management
7 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (8.43%) SDLC
8 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
8 7 (8.43%) MS Project
8 7 (8.43%) CRM
8 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
8 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
9 6 (7.23%) ITIL
9 6 (7.23%) PMI Certification
10 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
10 5 (6.02%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.02%) Automotive
10 5 (6.02%) Oracle OWB
10 5 (6.02%) Scrum
10 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.02%) Change Management
10 5 (6.02%) Data Centre

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Project
2 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.82%) MS Office
3 4 (4.82%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (1.20%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) VoIP
1 2 (2.41%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.20%) WAN
2 1 (1.20%) SSL
2 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle OWB
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle ODI
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) OLAP
2 3 (3.61%) DTS
2 3 (3.61%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.61%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.41%) Lumira
3 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.41%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.41%) SAP BI
3 2 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (24.10%) Retail
2 14 (16.87%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Automotive
3 5 (6.02%) Marketing
4 4 (4.82%) German Language
5 3 (3.61%) French Language
5 3 (3.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (46.99%) Project Manager
2 17 (20.48%) Analyst
3 7 (8.43%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.23%) Developer
5 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (6.02%) Coordinator
5 5 (6.02%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Manager
6 4 (4.82%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Compliance Manager
7 3 (3.61%) SAP Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Security Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Project Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Administrator
8 2 (2.41%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Velocity
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.82%) Telematics
5 3 (3.61%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.61%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.41%) EPoS
6 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.20%) iSeries
7 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.20%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) UNIX
2 1 (1.20%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) PRINCE2
2 13 (15.66%) PRINCE
3 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (9.64%) ETL
5 8 (9.64%) Matrix Management
5 8 (9.64%) Project Planning
6 7 (8.43%) SDLC
6 7 (8.43%) CRM
6 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.23%) ITIL
8 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.02%) Change Management
8 5 (6.02%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.02%) Scrum
8 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.82%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (4.82%) Migration
9 4 (4.82%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
3 2 (2.41%) C
4 1 (1.20%) PHP
4 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.20%) ABAP
4 1 (1.20%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) PMP
2 6 (7.23%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) CCNP
4 2 (2.41%) CCNA
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.20%) CISSP
5 1 (1.20%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) TickIT
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) Oracle
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.82%) SAP
4 3 (3.61%) VMware
5 2 (2.41%) Citrix
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.20%) Adobe
6 1 (1.20%) Planview
6 1 (1.20%) Ceridian
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