The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 9 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 60 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.76% 10.08% 8.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.56% 16.00% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 17
Average daily rate
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£469 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £517 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
412 150 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.78% 63.03% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 76 140
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 8 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 £12.00 £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%
Project Management
East of England

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 28 July 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 28 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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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 29 £488 +62.50% 6
Bedford -2 6 £400 +23.07% 4
Dunstable -2 4 £480 -26.15%
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Shefford - - - -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 44 (46.32%) PRINCE2
2 30 (31.58%) Finance
3 18 (18.95%) Retail
4 16 (16.84%) Supplier Management
4 16 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.47%) Programme Management
5 9 (9.47%) MS Project
5 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
6 8 (8.42%) CRM
6 8 (8.42%) QA
7 7 (7.37%) E-Commerce
7 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.37%) Contact Management
7 7 (7.37%) Change Management
8 6 (6.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (6.32%) MS Office
8 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.32%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (5.26%) SAP
9 5 (5.26%) Oracle
9 5 (5.26%) PMP
9 5 (5.26%) PMI Certification
9 5 (5.26%) BPR
9 5 (5.26%) Degree
10 4 (4.21%) Planview
10 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.21%) Risk Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.05%) IIS
2 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Project
2 6 (6.32%) MS Office
3 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.21%) CA Clarity
3 2 (2.11%) Agresso
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.11%) DNS
2 2 (2.11%) PBX
2 2 (2.11%) WAN
2 2 (2.11%) DHCP
2 2 (2.11%) Firewall
2 2 (2.11%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.05%) NAS
3 1 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.05%) FTP
3 1 (1.05%) VoIP
3 1 (1.05%) Internet
3 1 (1.05%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) MySQL
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
General
1 30 (31.58%) Finance
2 18 (18.95%) Retail
3 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Local Government
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Publishing
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (55.79%) Project Manager
2 7 (7.37%) Analyst
3 5 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (4.21%) PMO Manager
4 4 (4.21%) Coordinator
4 4 (4.21%) PMO Lead
4 4 (4.21%) Quality Manager
4 4 (4.21%) QA Manager
5 3 (3.16%) Integration Manager
5 3 (3.16%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (3.16%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (3.16%) Supply Chain Manager
6 2 (2.11%) Business Manager
6 2 (2.11%) Rollout Manager
6 2 (2.11%) Assistant Project Manager
6 2 (2.11%) Transformation Project Manager
6 2 (2.11%) Integration Project Manager
6 2 (2.11%) Implementation Project Manager
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.05%) Middleware
2 1 (1.05%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.16%) Economics
1 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.11%) FMCG
2 2 (2.11%) EPoS
3 1 (1.05%) Replication
3 1 (1.05%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.05%) Windows
1 1 (1.05%) VMS
1 1 (1.05%) Android
1 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) PRINCE2
2 16 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (16.84%) Supplier Management
3 9 (9.47%) Programme Management
4 8 (8.42%) CRM
5 7 (7.37%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.37%) Change Management
5 7 (7.37%) Contact Management
6 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.32%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 5 (5.26%) BPR
8 4 (4.21%) ITIL
8 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.21%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.21%) Revenue Management
8 4 (4.21%) Resource Management
8 4 (4.21%) Procure-to-pay
8 4 (4.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.05%) C
1 1 (1.05%) C#
1 1 (1.05%) Java
1 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (5.26%) PMP
2 5 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.26%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.11%) CCNA
4 2 (2.11%) ISEB
5 1 (1.05%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) P3O
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
1 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle
2 5 (5.26%) SAP
3 4 (4.21%) CA
3 4 (4.21%) Planview
4 3 (3.16%) BT
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco
5 2 (2.11%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.11%) JDA
5 2 (2.11%) Citrix
5 2 (2.11%) Aastra
5 2 (2.11%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.05%) Akamai
6 1 (1.05%) F5
6 1 (1.05%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.05%) VMware
6 1 (1.05%) Lotus
6 1 (1.05%) Niku
6 1 (1.05%) Primavera
6 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Yoh
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago