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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 25 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 17 38 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.76% 10.03% 14.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 12.14% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 44
Median daily rate £464 £370 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.40% -18.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £470 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.25 £30.10
% change year-on-year
-20.30% +10.46%
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
290 313 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.23% 82.59% 87.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 210 302
Median daily rate £450 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.30% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 9
Median hourly rate £50.78 £48.37 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.99% +86.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +26.21%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -2 3 £375 +25.00% 1
Luton -11 3 £475 +32.86% 7
Dunstable -1 2 - - 1
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 15 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
4 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.00%) Finance
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle
5 5 (10.00%) Chordiant
5 5 (10.00%) Siebel
5 5 (10.00%) KANA
5 5 (10.00%) Migration
5 5 (10.00%) Pega
6 4 (8.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Marketing
6 4 (8.00%) Matrix Management
6 4 (8.00%) ITIL
6 4 (8.00%) CRM
6 4 (8.00%) Information Security
6 4 (8.00%) PLM
7 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.00%) ERP
7 3 (6.00%) Windows
7 3 (6.00%) Citrix
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.00%) JIRA
7 3 (6.00%) Change Control

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Infor M3
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.00%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) SMS
1 2 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.00%) MPLS
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Automotive
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Project Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Rollout Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Rollout Project Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Senior Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (6.00%) CRM Manager
4 3 (6.00%) CRM Project Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Incident Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
1 2 (4.00%) WSDL
1 2 (4.00%) XSD
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.00%) Telematics
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.00%) Blog
3 1 (2.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (8.00%) CRM
5 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (8.00%) Information Security
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL
5 4 (8.00%) Matrix Management
5 4 (8.00%) PLM
5 4 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.00%) Change Control
6 3 (6.00%) ERP
6 3 (6.00%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.00%) CIPD
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) COBIT
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Chordiant
1 5 (10.00%) KANA
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle
1 5 (10.00%) Pega
1 5 (10.00%) Siebel
2 3 (6.00%) Citrix
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) HP
3 2 (4.00%) Infor
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Civica
4 1 (2.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.00%) Nortel
4 1 (2.00%) Proofpoint
4 1 (2.00%) Qualys
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Splunk
4 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
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