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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 11 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 36 60 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.60% 11.76% 10.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.73% 14.46% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 17
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£396 £469 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £557 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £391 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
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
307 415 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.87% 81.37% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 279 78
Average daily rate £425 £413 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Average hourly rate £51.30 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.30% +15.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 10 £365 -25.12% 3
Dunstable +2 8 £413 -14.06% 1
Bedford +1 3 £338 -15.62% 7
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 22 (25.00%) Retail
2 20 (22.73%) Finance
3 17 (19.32%) PRINCE2
4 13 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.64%) Oracle
5 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
6 9 (10.23%) Matrix Management
6 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (9.09%) ETL
7 8 (9.09%) MS Project
7 8 (9.09%) PRINCE
8 7 (7.95%) Change Management
8 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
8 7 (7.95%) PMP
8 7 (7.95%) PMI Certification
8 7 (7.95%) CRM
8 7 (7.95%) ITIL
8 7 (7.95%) SDLC
9 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.82%) SQL
9 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
9 6 (6.82%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.82%) Migration
10 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.68%) Oracle OWB
10 5 (5.68%) Scrum
10 5 (5.68%) Programme Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Project
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
2 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (1.14%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) LAN
1 1 (1.14%) VoIP
1 1 (1.14%) SSL
1 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
1 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle OWB
1 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle ODI
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) OLAP
3 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.41%) DTS
3 3 (3.41%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.41%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (2.27%) Lumira
4 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (25.00%) Retail
2 20 (22.73%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Automotive
3 4 (4.55%) German Language
4 3 (3.41%) French Language
5 2 (2.27%) Local Government
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.14%) Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (51.14%) Project Manager
2 20 (22.73%) Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (7.95%) Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (3.41%) SAP Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Security Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Project Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Compliance Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) HTML
1 1 (1.14%) XML
1 1 (1.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.55%) Telematics
5 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.41%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.27%) EPoS
7 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.27%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) Linux
2 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) PRINCE2
2 13 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (10.23%) Matrix Management
5 8 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 8 (9.09%) ETL
6 7 (7.95%) Change Management
6 7 (7.95%) ITIL
6 7 (7.95%) CRM
6 7 (7.95%) SDLC
7 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.82%) Migration
7 6 (6.82%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.68%) Scrum
8 5 (5.68%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.68%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.55%) Service Management
9 4 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.82%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
3 2 (2.27%) C
4 1 (1.14%) PHP
4 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.14%) ABAP
4 1 (1.14%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) PMP
1 7 (7.95%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.27%) CIPD
3 2 (2.27%) Degree
3 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) CCNP
4 1 (1.14%) CCNA
4 1 (1.14%) CISSP
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) TickIT
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) SAP
3 3 (3.41%) Citrix
4 2 (2.27%) Cognos
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco
5 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.14%) webMethods
5 1 (1.14%) VMware
5 1 (1.14%) Planview
5 1 (1.14%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.14%) Ceridian
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe