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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 6 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 64 51 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.75% 13.01% 20.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.00% 14.09% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 34
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£475 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.34% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £35.03
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +9.92%
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
400 362 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.17% 92.35% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 219 110
Average daily rate £445 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £90.00 £20.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 March 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 March 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 -3 21 £413 -2.94% 2
Dunstable +8 16 £481 -12.50%
Bedford +2 3 £370 -17.77%
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 65 (51.59%) Project Management
2 45 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 35 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (23.02%) Retail
6 23 (18.25%) Scrum
6 23 (18.25%) E-Commerce
7 14 (11.11%) PMI Certification
8 13 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (10.32%) Migration
9 12 (9.52%) SharePoint
9 12 (9.52%) Oracle
10 11 (8.73%) PMP
10 11 (8.73%) Risk Management
10 11 (8.73%) Project Planning
10 11 (8.73%) Waterfall
11 10 (7.94%) Finance
11 10 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (7.94%) MS Office
12 9 (7.14%) MS Project
12 9 (7.14%) QA
13 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
13 8 (6.35%) Supplier Management
14 7 (5.56%) Service Delivery
14 7 (5.56%) Mobile App
15 6 (4.76%) Change Management
15 6 (4.76%) ITIL
16 5 (3.97%) Windows
16 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
16 5 (3.97%) ERP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.17%) Confluence
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Office
2 9 (7.14%) MS Project
3 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Agresso
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (0.79%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.59%) Wireless
2 1 (0.79%) LAN
2 1 (0.79%) WAN
2 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) JIRA
General
1 29 (23.02%) Retail
2 10 (7.94%) Finance
3 5 (3.97%) Legal
4 3 (2.38%) Front Office
5 2 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.17%) EPoS
3 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.38%) PMI
4 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.79%) Economics
4 1 (0.79%) Life Science
4 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.97%) Windows
2 2 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.79%) Android
3 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (51.59%) Project Management
2 45 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 35 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (18.25%) Scrum
5 23 (18.25%) E-Commerce
6 13 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (10.32%) Migration
7 11 (8.73%) Risk Management
7 11 (8.73%) Project Planning
7 11 (8.73%) Waterfall
8 8 (6.35%) Supplier Management
9 7 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.76%) Change Management
10 6 (4.76%) ITIL
11 5 (3.97%) ERP
11 5 (3.97%) SOA
11 5 (3.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (3.17%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (3.17%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.38%) SQL
2 2 (1.59%) C
3 1 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 11 (8.73%) PMP
3 10 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) MCSE
5 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.38%) Degree
6 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) APMP
7 1 (0.79%) CRISC
7 1 (0.79%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) QA
2 5 (3.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (9.52%) Oracle
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.97%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.38%) Cognos
4 3 (2.38%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.59%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.59%) webMethods
6 1 (0.79%) Planview
6 1 (0.79%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) Citrix
6 1 (0.79%) CA
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