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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 12 23 7
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 23 16 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.36% 4.91% 13.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.02% 5.11% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 46
Median daily rate £418 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.53% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £340 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £571 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £415
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.80% -21.87%

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
255 313 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.73% 96.01% 96.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 218 309
Median daily rate £438 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 29 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £46.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.89% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Bedford +3 8 £375 +50.00%
Luton +7 4 £388 -24.39% 3
Dunstable +1 3 - - 1
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 14 (29.79%) Project Management
1 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (27.66%) PRINCE2
3 10 (21.28%) Finance
4 9 (19.15%) Citrix
5 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
6 6 (12.77%) Windows
6 6 (12.77%) LAN
6 6 (12.77%) WAN
6 6 (12.77%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.51%) Office 365
8 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.38%) Information Security
9 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
9 3 (6.38%) Dependency Management
9 3 (6.38%) People Management
9 3 (6.38%) Application Packaging
9 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
10 2 (4.26%) SaaS
10 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (4.26%) Retail
10 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony

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 (4.26%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Yammer
3 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) LAN
1 6 (12.77%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) Intranet
2 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.13%) OLAP
1 1 (2.13%) QlikView
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Advertising
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.26%) Social Media
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) EPoS
3 1 (2.13%) PMI
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Project Management
1 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (27.66%) PRINCE2
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Application Packaging
7 3 (6.38%) Dependency Management
7 3 (6.38%) Information Security
7 3 (6.38%) People Management
8 2 (4.26%) Contingency Planning
8 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.26%) Email Migration
8 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.26%) SDLC
8 2 (4.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) R
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PMP
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) GDPR
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Citrix
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Tableau
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
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