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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 21 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 15 55 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.44% 14.44% 8.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 17.80% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 49 10
Average daily rate £420 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £338 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £530 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.34 £31.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.43%
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
300 309 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.76% 81.10% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 248 111
Average daily rate £438 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 2 - - 13
Bedford +3 1 - - 2
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (51.22%) PRINCE2
2 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) Project Planning
3 7 (17.07%) Finance
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) PRINCE
3 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
4 6 (14.63%) SAP
4 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
4 6 (14.63%) Programme Management
5 5 (12.20%) Retail
5 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
5 5 (12.20%) MS Project
5 5 (12.20%) ITIL
5 5 (12.20%) Service Management
5 5 (12.20%) Line Management
6 4 (9.76%) Telematics
6 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
6 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (9.76%) MS Office
6 4 (9.76%) Local Government
6 4 (9.76%) Automotive
7 3 (7.32%) Wireless
7 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.32%) Information Security
7 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.32%) Marketing
7 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (12.20%) MS Project
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.44%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SMS
1 3 (7.32%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 2 (4.88%) VoIP
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.44%) MPLS
3 1 (2.44%) NAS
3 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Automotive
3 4 (9.76%) Local Government
4 3 (7.32%) Marketing
5 2 (4.88%) Publishing
6 1 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.44%) Back Office
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Project Manager
2 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Security Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Service Design Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Service Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Service Transition Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Transition Manager
4 2 (4.88%) HR Manager
4 2 (4.88%) ICT Manager
4 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.88%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (4.88%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) PMO Lead
4 2 (4.88%) PMO Planner
4 2 (4.88%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Scrum Master
4 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
1 3 (7.32%) WSDL
1 3 (7.32%) XSD
2 2 (4.88%) Velocity
3 1 (2.44%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Telematics
3 3 (7.32%) PMI
4 2 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Solaris
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) PRINCE2
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) Project Planning
2 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
3 7 (17.07%) PRINCE
4 6 (14.63%) Programme Management
5 5 (12.20%) ITIL
5 5 (12.20%) Line Management
5 5 (12.20%) Service Management
6 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
7 3 (7.32%) Change Management
7 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.32%) Information Security
7 3 (7.32%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.88%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) VB
1 3 (7.32%) VB6
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.32%) PMP
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) APMP
4 1 (2.44%) BICSI Certification
4 1 (2.44%) BICSI RCDD
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) CIPD
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ECDL
4 1 (2.44%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.88%) TickIT
3 1 (2.44%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.44%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Avaya
5 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
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