The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 13 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 29 48 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.10% 12.44% 18.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.48% 13.41% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 65
Median daily rate £464 £431 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £520 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £39.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-20.51% +31.09%
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
342 358 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.53% 92.75% 98.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 241 338
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -11 9 £465 -2.10% 2
Dunstable +4 4 £525 +23.52% 1
Bedford -4 2 £425 +9.67%
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 32 (41.56%) Project Management
2 21 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
3 17 (22.08%) E-Commerce
4 12 (15.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (14.29%) Finance
6 10 (12.99%) Retail
6 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
7 8 (10.39%) Scrum
7 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.09%) Office 365
8 7 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 7 (9.09%) Migration
8 7 (9.09%) Windows
9 6 (7.79%) Marketing
9 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (6.49%) Pega
10 5 (6.49%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
10 5 (6.49%) Matrix Management
10 5 (6.49%) Project Planning
10 5 (6.49%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.49%) KANA
10 5 (6.49%) Oracle
10 5 (6.49%) MS Office
10 5 (6.49%) CRM
10 5 (6.49%) Siebel
10 5 (6.49%) Chordiant
11 4 (5.19%) Citrix

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Office
2 3 (3.90%) MS Project
3 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (3.90%) SaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) SMS
2 3 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) Wireless
4 1 (1.30%) 5G
4 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.30%) LAN
4 1 (1.30%) MPLS
4 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.60%) OLAP
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Retail
3 6 (7.79%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Web Services
1 2 (2.60%) WSDL
1 2 (2.60%) XSD
2 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.90%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.90%) EPoS
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.90%) Telematics
3 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.30%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.30%) IVR
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Windows
1 7 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Project Management
2 21 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.08%) E-Commerce
3 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
4 8 (10.39%) Scrum
4 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
5 7 (9.09%) Migration
6 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (6.49%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.49%) CRM
7 5 (6.49%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (6.49%) Matrix Management
7 5 (6.49%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.19%) ETL
8 4 (5.19%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (5.19%) PLM
8 4 (5.19%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Software Delivery
8 4 (5.19%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.30%) CISSP
2 1 (1.30%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Chordiant
2 5 (6.49%) KANA
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) Pega
2 5 (6.49%) Siebel
3 4 (5.19%) Citrix
3 4 (5.19%) Tableau
4 2 (2.60%) hybris
4 2 (2.60%) IBM
4 2 (2.60%) Infor
4 2 (2.60%) Informatica
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco
5 1 (1.30%) Cognos
5 1 (1.30%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.30%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.30%) Vertica
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