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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 8 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 59 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.29% 13.09% 13.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.35% 17.73% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 16 27
Average daily rate
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£463 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -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
340 203 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.32% 73.82% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 129 125
Average daily rate £450 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -7 23 £475 +11.76% 8
Bedford +11 8 £438 +12.17% 1
Dunstable 0 1 £475 -4.04% 1
Shefford - 1 £390 -
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 2
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 64 (49.61%) PRINCE2
2 35 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.58%) Finance
4 29 (22.48%) Retail
5 26 (20.16%) E-Commerce
6 18 (13.95%) Scrum
7 16 (12.40%) Change Management
7 16 (12.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 15 (11.63%) Waterfall
8 15 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (10.08%) MS Project
9 13 (10.08%) Microsoft
10 11 (8.53%) Risk Management
11 10 (7.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (7.75%) ITIL
11 10 (7.75%) MS Excel
11 10 (7.75%) Business Analysis
11 10 (7.75%) QA
12 9 (6.98%) Supplier Management
12 9 (6.98%) SAP
13 8 (6.20%) PMP
13 8 (6.20%) PMI Certification
13 8 (6.20%) Service Delivery
14 7 (5.43%) Legal
14 7 (5.43%) Active Directory
14 7 (5.43%) MS Office
14 7 (5.43%) Windows
14 7 (5.43%) Oracle
14 7 (5.43%) Web Services

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (4.65%) IIS
2 3 (2.33%) Confluence
3 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (10.08%) MS Project
2 10 (7.75%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.43%) MS Office
4 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Agresso
1 5 (3.88%) CA Clarity
2 4 (3.10%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (3.10%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.10%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (3.10%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.78%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) DNS
1 6 (4.65%) DHCP
1 6 (4.65%) FTP
2 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.55%) WAN
3 2 (1.55%) PBX
3 2 (1.55%) Internet
3 2 (1.55%) Firewall
3 2 (1.55%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.78%) SAN
4 1 (0.78%) VoIP
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) MySQL
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (25.58%) Finance
2 29 (22.48%) Retail
3 7 (5.43%) Legal
4 3 (2.33%) Front Office
4 3 (2.33%) Publishing
5 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 84 (65.12%) Project Manager
2 11 (8.53%) Analyst
2 11 (8.53%) IT Project Manager
3 9 (6.98%) Business Analyst
4 6 (4.65%) Supply Chain Analyst
4 6 (4.65%) Agile Project Manager
4 6 (4.65%) Junior
4 6 (4.65%) Junior Project Manager
5 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (3.88%) Integration Manager
5 5 (3.88%) Supply Chain Manager
6 4 (3.10%) Integration Project Manager
7 3 (2.33%) Service Manager
7 3 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (2.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (2.33%) Senior Manager
7 3 (2.33%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (2.33%) Coordinator
7 3 (2.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) Web Services
2 6 (4.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.78%) CSS
3 1 (0.78%) Sass
3 1 (0.78%) LESS
3 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.78%) OOCSS
3 1 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.78%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.78%) Ajax
3 1 (0.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.10%) Economics
2 4 (3.10%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.33%) EPoS
3 3 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.78%) Clustering
4 1 (0.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.43%) Windows
2 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.78%) Android
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (49.61%) PRINCE2
2 35 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.16%) E-Commerce
4 18 (13.95%) Scrum
5 16 (12.40%) Change Management
6 15 (11.63%) Waterfall
6 15 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.53%) Risk Management
8 10 (7.75%) ITIL
8 10 (7.75%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.98%) Supplier Management
10 8 (6.20%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.43%) Performance Management
11 7 (5.43%) Resource Management
12 6 (4.65%) DevOps
12 6 (4.65%) ERP
13 5 (3.88%) Data Management
13 5 (3.88%) Master Data Management
13 5 (3.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.55%) C#
3 1 (0.78%) VBScript
3 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (12.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (7.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (6.20%) PMP
3 8 (6.20%) PMI Certification
4 7 (5.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.65%) Degree
6 5 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.33%) CCNA
9 2 (1.55%) ISEB
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.78%) CCNP
10 1 (0.78%) CBAP
10 1 (0.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) QA
2 3 (2.33%) SLA
3 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (5.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) SCCM
1 6 (4.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (10.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.98%) SAP
3 7 (5.43%) Oracle
4 6 (4.65%) Akamai
5 5 (3.88%) CA
5 5 (3.88%) Planview
6 4 (3.10%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.10%) Cisco
7 3 (2.33%) BT
8 2 (1.55%) Aastra
8 2 (1.55%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.78%) VMware
9 1 (0.78%) Primavera
9 1 (0.78%) Lotus
9 1 (0.78%) F5
9 1 (0.78%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.78%) i-GRasp
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