The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 2 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 99 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.54% 6.25% 9.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.29% 6.69% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 10 28
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£475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -15.54%
Project Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
465 254 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.47% 93.38% 90.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 109 198
Average daily rate £403 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Average hourly rate £34.00 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.48% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £42.50 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Bedfordshire region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Bedfordshire region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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 51 £488 +8.33% 3
Bedford +3 5 £450 - 1
Dunstable +3 2 £550 +57.14%
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 69 (48.25%) PRINCE2
2 61 (42.66%) Project Management
3 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (27.97%) Retail
5 39 (27.27%) Finance
6 31 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (19.58%) E-Commerce
8 23 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (15.38%) MS Project
10 20 (13.99%) Microsoft
10 20 (13.99%) Waterfall
11 17 (11.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 15 (10.49%) Oracle
13 13 (9.09%) Scrum
14 12 (8.39%) Change Management
14 12 (8.39%) Project Planning
15 11 (7.69%) Service Delivery
15 11 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 10 (6.99%) ERP
16 10 (6.99%) SAP
16 10 (6.99%) Revenue Management
16 10 (6.99%) Supplier Management
17 9 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (6.29%) PRINCE
17 9 (6.29%) Agresso
18 8 (5.59%) Oracle General Ledger
18 8 (5.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 8 (5.59%) Mobile App
18 8 (5.59%) Oracle Payables
18 8 (5.59%) Oracle Receivables

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (15.38%) MS Project
2 7 (4.90%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (3.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.10%) MS Office
5 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Agresso
2 8 (5.59%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (5.59%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (5.59%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (5.59%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (2.80%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) JIRA
General
1 40 (27.97%) Retail
2 39 (27.27%) Finance
3 4 (2.80%) Legal
3 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.80%) Marketing
4 3 (2.10%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.40%) .NET
2 1 (0.70%) J2EE
2 1 (0.70%) CSS
2 1 (0.70%) XML
2 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.59%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.50%) User Experience
2 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.50%) EPoS
3 3 (2.10%) Economics
3 3 (2.10%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.40%) PMI
5 1 (0.70%) FMCG
5 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.10%) Android
2 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (48.25%) PRINCE2
2 61 (42.66%) Project Management
3 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (19.58%) E-Commerce
6 23 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (13.99%) Waterfall
8 13 (9.09%) Scrum
9 12 (8.39%) Change Management
9 12 (8.39%) Project Planning
10 11 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 10 (6.99%) ERP
11 10 (6.99%) Supplier Management
11 10 (6.99%) Revenue Management
12 9 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (6.29%) PRINCE
13 8 (5.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (4.90%) Performance Management
14 7 (4.90%) Risk Management
15 6 (4.20%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.10%) SQL
2 1 (0.70%) VB
2 1 (0.70%) C
2 1 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (11.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 11 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (3.50%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.80%) Degree
4 4 (2.80%) PMP
5 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 20 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.49%) Oracle
3 10 (6.99%) SAP
4 4 (2.80%) CA
4 4 (2.80%) Planview
5 2 (1.40%) RedPrairie
5 2 (1.40%) JDA
5 2 (1.40%) Cisco
6 1 (0.70%) Citrix
6 1 (0.70%) Primavera
6 1 (0.70%) AppSense
6 1 (0.70%) i-GRasp
6 1 (0.70%) Endeca
6 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.70%) hybris
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