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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 7 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 54 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.92% 13.14% 15.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.71% 13.95% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 22 21
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £267 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +20.46%
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
367 258 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.59% 94.16% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 148 118
Average daily rate £425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -5 25 £500 +21.21% 7
Dunstable +3 6 £500 -9.09% 2
Bedford -1 1 £285 -36.66% 1
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 72 (57.60%) Project Management
2 52 (41.60%) PRINCE2
3 46 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (28.00%) E-Commerce
5 32 (25.60%) Retail
6 30 (24.00%) Scrum
7 25 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (16.00%) Waterfall
9 15 (12.00%) Finance
10 13 (10.40%) Risk Management
11 12 (9.60%) Change Management
11 12 (9.60%) MS Project
11 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (7.20%) MS Office
14 9 (7.20%) Oracle
14 9 (7.20%) ERP
14 9 (7.20%) QA
15 8 (6.40%) Project Planning
15 8 (6.40%) Migration
16 7 (5.60%) Legal
17 6 (4.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 6 (4.80%) Atlassian
17 6 (4.80%) PRINCE
18 5 (4.00%) EPoS
18 5 (4.00%) PMI Certification
18 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
18 5 (4.00%) SOA
18 5 (4.00%) Risk Assessment

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (4.00%) Confluence
2 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.60%) CMS
3 2 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) MS Project
2 9 (7.20%) MS Office
3 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (3.20%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (3.20%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (3.20%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (3.20%) Agresso
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.80%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 32 (25.60%) Retail
2 15 (12.00%) Finance
3 7 (5.60%) Legal
4 3 (2.40%) Front Office
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Billing
6 1 (0.80%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.40%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) HTML
2 1 (0.80%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.00%) EPoS
1 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.60%) User Experience
4 1 (0.80%) PMI
4 1 (0.80%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.80%) Life Science
4 1 (0.80%) Economics
4 1 (0.80%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (57.60%) Project Management
2 52 (41.60%) PRINCE2
3 46 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (28.00%) E-Commerce
5 30 (24.00%) Scrum
6 25 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 13 (10.40%) Risk Management
9 12 (9.60%) Change Management
9 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.20%) ERP
11 8 (6.40%) Project Planning
11 8 (6.40%) Migration
12 6 (4.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (4.80%) PRINCE
13 5 (4.00%) SOA
13 5 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (4.00%) Supplier Management
14 4 (3.20%) Mobile Application Development
14 4 (3.20%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.20%) PMP
5 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.40%) Degree
6 1 (0.80%) CISSP
6 1 (0.80%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.80%) CRISC
6 1 (0.80%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (7.20%) Oracle
2 6 (4.80%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.20%) SAP
5 2 (1.60%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.60%) webMethods
6 1 (0.80%) CA
6 1 (0.80%) Planview
6 1 (0.80%) i-GRasp
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