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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 13 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 31 51 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.48% 12.88% 8.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.07% 15.45% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 20
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.71%
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
280 330 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.63% 83.33% 82.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 228 215
Average daily rate £475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 12
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 April 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 30 April 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 -2 19 £525 +29.23% 11
Bedford +3 4 £338 -8.78%
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 23 (52.27%) PRINCE2
2 14 (31.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.36%) KANA
5 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
5 5 (11.36%) Chordiant
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Siebel
5 5 (11.36%) SAP
5 5 (11.36%) Pega
6 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 4 (9.09%) MS Project
6 4 (9.09%) Change Management
6 4 (9.09%) Finance
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Marketing
7 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) Degree
7 3 (6.82%) VB6
7 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
7 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) MS Office
7 3 (6.82%) VB
7 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
7 3 (6.82%) CRM
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (2.27%) JBoss
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Project
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.27%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
1 1 (2.27%) SMS
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
1 4 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Local Government
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.36%) IT Manager
2 5 (11.36%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Business Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Business Project Manager
4 3 (6.82%) CRM Manager
4 3 (6.82%) CRM Project Manager
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Applications Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Business Development Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Development Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) HR Manager
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (4.55%) PMO Lead
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Leaflet
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
1 1 (2.27%) WSDL
1 1 (2.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.82%) Telematics
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Blog
2 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) PRINCE2
2 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL
4 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.09%) Change Management
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.82%) CRM
6 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security
7 2 (4.55%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) VB
1 3 (6.82%) VB6
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) CIPD
4 1 (2.27%) APMP
4 1 (2.27%) BICSI Certification
4 1 (2.27%) BICSI RCDD
4 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) COBIT
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Chordiant
1 5 (11.36%) KANA
1 5 (11.36%) Pega
1 5 (11.36%) SAP
1 5 (11.36%) Siebel
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Proofpoint
4 1 (2.27%) Qualys
4 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
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