The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Project Manager
Rank 45 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.45% 1.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -
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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
467 252 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.49% 92.99% 90.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 106 196
Average daily rate £403 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Average hourly rate £34.00 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.48% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £42.50 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Senior Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Project Manager in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Senior Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Project Manager in their job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) PMI
4 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) PMP
5 1 (10.00%) COBIT
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PMI
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
1 1 (10.00%) QA