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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 11 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 31 47 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.88% 13.66% 19.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.34% 14.83% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 66
Median daily rate £465 £439 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% -7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £529 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £35.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.79% +19.31%
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
332 317 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.13% 92.15% 98.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 207 345
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 24 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -16 8 £475 - 2
Dunstable +5 6 £525 +16.66%
Bedford -5 2 £425 +9.67% 1
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 24 (34.29%) Project Management
2 19 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
5 11 (15.71%) PRINCE2
6 10 (14.29%) Finance
7 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.43%) Scrum
8 8 (11.43%) Retail
8 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.00%) Office 365
9 7 (10.00%) Windows
10 6 (8.57%) Citrix
10 6 (8.57%) Migration
10 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (7.14%) Windows 10
11 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 5 (7.14%) Matrix Management
11 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (7.14%) Oracle
11 5 (7.14%) MS Office
12 4 (5.71%) ETL
12 4 (5.71%) LAN
12 4 (5.71%) SMS
12 4 (5.71%) WAN
12 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
12 4 (5.71%) PLM
12 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
12 4 (5.71%) Identity Access Management

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 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.43%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) LAN
1 4 (5.71%) SMS
1 4 (5.71%) WAN
2 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.86%) Firewall
3 2 (2.86%) Wireless
4 1 (1.43%) 5G
4 1 (1.43%) Intranet
4 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.86%) OLAP
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.43%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Middleware
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
1 2 (2.86%) WSDL
1 2 (2.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) EPoS
3 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Telematics
3 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) IVR
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Project Management
2 19 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
5 11 (15.71%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.43%) Scrum
6 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.57%) Migration
7 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (7.14%) Matrix Management
9 4 (5.71%) ETL
9 4 (5.71%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (5.71%) PLM
9 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.29%) CRM
10 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.43%) CISSP
3 1 (1.43%) ISSMP
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Citrix
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle
4 4 (5.71%) Tableau
5 2 (2.86%) hybris
5 2 (2.86%) Infor
5 2 (2.86%) Informatica
6 1 (1.43%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.43%) KANA
6 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.43%) Nortel
6 1 (1.43%) Pega
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Siebel
6 1 (1.43%) Teradata
6 1 (1.43%) Vertica
Bedford
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £999999 per day + Good Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago