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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Management 46 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.65% 8.12% 13.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.94% 10.06% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 22
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£413 £445 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -6.75%
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
330 348 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.54% 80.74% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 210 93
Average daily rate £475 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £26.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +43.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £17.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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 +1 16 £375 -11.76% 3
Dunstable +2 7 £463 -15.90%
Bedford -1 3 £370 - 4
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (26.73%) Retail
2 26 (25.74%) E-Commerce
3 24 (23.76%) PRINCE2
4 19 (18.81%) Finance
5 18 (17.82%) Scrum
6 16 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (9.90%) Oracle
8 10 (9.90%) Change Management
9 9 (8.91%) QA
9 9 (8.91%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.92%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
11 7 (6.93%) MS Project
11 7 (6.93%) Migration
11 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
11 7 (6.93%) Business Analysis
11 7 (6.93%) Matrix Management
12 6 (5.94%) Supplier Management
12 6 (5.94%) Coaching
12 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (5.94%) Service Management
12 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
12 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
12 6 (5.94%) ITIL
13 5 (4.95%) Programme Management
13 5 (4.95%) Risk Management
13 5 (4.95%) Legal
13 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.96%) Confluence
3 3 (2.97%) IIS
4 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Project
2 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.97%) MS Office
5 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (0.99%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) DNS
1 3 (2.97%) DHCP
1 3 (2.97%) FTP
2 1 (0.99%) LAN
2 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle ODI
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle OWB
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%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.98%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.98%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) JIRA
General
1 27 (26.73%) Retail
2 19 (18.81%) Finance
3 5 (4.95%) Legal
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Front Office
5 2 (1.98%) Automotive
6 1 (0.99%) Billing
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Local Government
6 1 (0.99%) French Language
6 1 (0.99%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (58.42%) Project Manager
2 12 (11.88%) Analyst
3 10 (9.90%) Integration Manager
3 10 (9.90%) Integration Project Manager
4 7 (6.93%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Senior Project Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Senior Manager
6 4 (3.96%) Supply Chain Analyst
6 4 (3.96%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Programme Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Developer
7 3 (2.97%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Technical Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) .NET
1 3 (2.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.96%) EPoS
4 2 (1.98%) Telematics
5 1 (0.99%) Economics
5 1 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.74%) E-Commerce
3 24 (23.76%) PRINCE2
4 18 (17.82%) Scrum
5 16 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.90%) Change Management
8 9 (8.91%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.92%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.93%) Migration
10 7 (6.93%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.93%) Matrix Management
11 6 (5.94%) Supplier Management
11 6 (5.94%) Coaching
11 6 (5.94%) Service Management
11 6 (5.94%) ITIL
12 5 (4.95%) Programme Management
12 5 (4.95%) Risk Management
12 5 (4.95%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (3.96%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.98%) C
2 2 (1.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.96%) PMP
2 4 (3.96%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.97%) Degree
4 2 (1.98%) CIPD
5 1 (0.99%) CISSP
5 1 (0.99%) ISEB
5 1 (0.99%) CRISC
5 1 (0.99%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) SLA
3 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) SCCM
1 3 (2.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (9.90%) Oracle
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.96%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.97%) Akamai
6 2 (1.98%) Cognos
6 2 (1.98%) SAP
6 2 (1.98%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.98%) webMethods
6 2 (1.98%) Citrix
7 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.99%) CA
7 1 (0.99%) Planview
7 1 (0.99%) LANDesk
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