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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 9 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 69 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.32% 8.09% 9.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.05% 12.15% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £338 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £493 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
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
430 181 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.21% 66.54% 75.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 79 169
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 10
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £101.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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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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 33 £425 +17.24% 7
Bedford +5 10 £450 +209.27% 4
Dunstable +2 1 £500 -6.54%
Shefford - - - - 1
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 59 (55.14%) PRINCE2
2 42 (39.25%) Finance
3 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.36%) Retail
4 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (12.15%) MS Project
7 12 (11.21%) E-Commerce
7 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
8 11 (10.28%) Supplier Management
8 11 (10.28%) Coaching
9 10 (9.35%) Waterfall
9 10 (9.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (8.41%) Programme Management
10 9 (8.41%) QA
11 8 (7.48%) Scrum
11 8 (7.48%) Change Management
11 8 (7.48%) SAP
12 7 (6.54%) Oracle
12 7 (6.54%) Performance Management
13 6 (5.61%) Portfolio Management
13 6 (5.61%) MS Office
13 6 (5.61%) ITIL
13 6 (5.61%) ERP
13 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
13 6 (5.61%) Risk Management
13 6 (5.61%) Business Analysis
13 6 (5.61%) Degree
13 6 (5.61%) Data Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (1.87%) IIS
1 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.93%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) MS Project
2 6 (5.61%) MS Office
2 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Agresso
2 4 (3.74%) CA Clarity
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.93%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) SaaS
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.87%) DNS
2 2 (1.87%) Internet
2 2 (1.87%) Firewall
2 2 (1.87%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.87%) PBX
2 2 (1.87%) WAN
2 2 (1.87%) DHCP
2 2 (1.87%) FTP
3 1 (0.93%) VoIP
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) MySQL
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
1 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (39.25%) Finance
2 25 (23.36%) Retail
3 5 (4.67%) Legal
4 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.87%) Marketing
5 2 (1.87%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (57.01%) Project Manager
2 10 (9.35%) Analyst
2 10 (9.35%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (4.67%) Coordinator
3 5 (4.67%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (4.67%) Supply Chain Manager
4 4 (3.74%) PMO Manager
4 4 (3.74%) Business Analyst
4 4 (3.74%) Quality Manager
4 4 (3.74%) QA Manager
4 4 (3.74%) Senior Manager
4 4 (3.74%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (2.80%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (2.80%) PMO Lead
6 2 (1.87%) Assistant Project Manager
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (1.87%) Business Manager
6 2 (1.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.80%) Economics
1 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
1 3 (2.80%) User Experience
1 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.87%) EPoS
3 1 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.87%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Android
2 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (55.14%) PRINCE2
2 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (11.21%) E-Commerce
4 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (10.28%) Supplier Management
5 11 (10.28%) Coaching
6 10 (9.35%) Waterfall
7 9 (8.41%) Programme Management
8 8 (7.48%) Scrum
8 8 (7.48%) Change Management
9 7 (6.54%) Performance Management
10 6 (5.61%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (5.61%) Business Analysis
10 6 (5.61%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.61%) ITIL
10 6 (5.61%) ERP
10 6 (5.61%) Data Management
11 5 (4.67%) Master Data Management
11 5 (4.67%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.93%) C
2 1 (0.93%) C#
2 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (9.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (5.61%) Degree
4 5 (4.67%) PMP
4 5 (4.67%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.80%) ISEB
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) CCNA
7 1 (0.93%) CCNP
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) P3O
2 2 (1.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) SCCM
1 2 (1.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.48%) SAP
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle
4 4 (3.74%) CA
4 4 (3.74%) Planview
5 3 (2.80%) BT
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco
6 2 (1.87%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.87%) Aastra
6 2 (1.87%) Akamai
7 1 (0.93%) F5
7 1 (0.93%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.93%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.93%) i-GRasp
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix
7 1 (0.93%) JDA
7 1 (0.93%) Lotus
7 1 (0.93%) Niku
7 1 (0.93%) Primavera
Luton, Bedfordshire
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