The first table below looks at the demand for Project Planning skills 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 Planning over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 40 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 11 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.15% 0.42% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 0.67% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 6
Average daily rate
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£450 - £333
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-12.19% -22.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
416 149 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.25% 63.14% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 76 144
Average daily rate £413 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -45.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.30 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Planning
East of England

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the Bedfordshire region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Bedfordshire region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Project Planning
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 Planning within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 6 £475 - 1
Bedford - 3 £400 - 2
Project Planning
East of England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Project Planning also 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 that cited Project Planning.

1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) MS Project
2 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Security Management
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) IBM
6 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) MS Office
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) Logistics
6 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
6 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) C
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) Process Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Project Planning also 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 that cited Project Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Portal
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Project
2 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (18.75%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Project Support Officer
2 2 (12.50%) Project Officer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) PMO Lead
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Security Management
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) Logistics
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Process Management
7 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
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