The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 6 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 76 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.93% 6.28% 9.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.77% 6.82% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 8 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £452 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £402
% change year-on-year
- -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -18.57%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
482 220 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.70% 92.05% 91.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 107 165
Average daily rate £400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 15
Average hourly rate £25.50 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.86% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.90 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £18.75 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Project Manager
East of England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 39 £500 +25.00% 3
Bedford -7 5 £525 +61.53%
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 56 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 54 (42.86%) Project Management
3 31 (24.60%) Finance
4 29 (23.02%) Retail
5 28 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
6 19 (15.08%) Supplier Management
7 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (12.70%) E-Commerce
9 15 (11.90%) MS Project
9 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 14 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 12 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 11 (8.73%) Oracle
13 10 (7.94%) CRM
13 10 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (7.14%) Revenue Management
15 8 (6.35%) Contact Management
15 8 (6.35%) Change Management
15 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (6.35%) ERP
15 8 (6.35%) SAP
16 7 (5.56%) Agresso
16 7 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
16 7 (5.56%) Project Planning
16 7 (5.56%) Mobile App
17 6 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
17 6 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
17 6 (4.76%) Oracle Assets

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (0.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Project
2 7 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Agresso
2 6 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (3.17%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Internet
1 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
1 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
General
1 31 (24.60%) Finance
2 29 (23.02%) Retail
3 3 (2.38%) Marketing
3 3 (2.38%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Local Government
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) .NET
1 1 (0.79%) J2EE
1 1 (0.79%) XML
1 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.38%) PMI
2 3 (2.38%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.38%) Economics
3 2 (1.59%) FMCG
3 2 (1.59%) EPoS
4 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.38%) Android
2 2 (1.59%) Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 54 (42.86%) Project Management
3 28 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (15.08%) Supplier Management
5 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (12.70%) E-Commerce
7 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 14 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 10 (7.94%) CRM
9 10 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (7.14%) Revenue Management
11 8 (6.35%) Contact Management
11 8 (6.35%) Change Management
11 8 (6.35%) ERP
12 7 (5.56%) Project Planning
13 6 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (4.76%) WFM
13 6 (4.76%) Migration
13 6 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.59%) SQL
2 1 (0.79%) VB
2 1 (0.79%) C
2 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.17%) PMP
5 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.73%) Oracle
3 8 (6.35%) SAP
4 6 (4.76%) RedPrairie
4 6 (4.76%) JDA
5 4 (3.17%) Planview
5 4 (3.17%) CA
6 2 (1.59%) Cisco
6 2 (1.59%) Citrix
7 1 (0.79%) Lotus
7 1 (0.79%) AppSense
7 1 (0.79%) Primavera
7 1 (0.79%) Ceridian
7 1 (0.79%) hybris
7 1 (0.79%) Civica
7 1 (0.79%) Endeca
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