The first table below looks at the demand for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 30 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 Luton 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 10 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 30 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 14.85% 12.35% 7.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.75% 16.13% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 6
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£500 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 62 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 83.66% 76.54% 79.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 34 47
Average daily rate £425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -26.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Luton region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing Project Management 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 Management.

1 23 (46.94%) PRINCE2
2 15 (30.61%) Finance
3 9 (18.37%) Retail
3 9 (18.37%) Supplier Management
4 7 (14.29%) CRM
5 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.20%) Contact Management
6 5 (10.20%) PMP
6 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
6 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (10.20%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (8.16%) BPR
8 3 (6.12%) BT
8 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.12%) Change Management
8 3 (6.12%) ERP
8 3 (6.12%) ITIL
8 3 (6.12%) MS Project
8 3 (6.12%) SAP
8 3 (6.12%) SaaS
8 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.12%) QA
8 3 (6.12%) Procure-to-pay

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing Project Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Project
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.08%) CA Clarity
3 1 (2.04%) Agresso
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) PBX
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
1 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) FTP
2 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Project Manager
2 3 (6.12%) Analyst
2 3 (6.12%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (4.08%) Quality Manager
3 2 (4.08%) QA Manager
3 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
3 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
3 2 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (2.04%) Business Manager
4 1 (2.04%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (2.04%) Security Manager
4 1 (2.04%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (2.04%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.04%) Process Analyst
4 1 (2.04%) Consultant
4 1 (2.04%) Coordinator
4 1 (2.04%) Senior Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) PMI
1 1 (2.04%) EPoS
1 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) PRINCE2
2 9 (18.37%) Supplier Management
3 7 (14.29%) CRM
4 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.20%) Contact Management
5 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.20%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) BPR
7 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Change Management
7 3 (6.12%) ERP
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (4.08%) Change Control
8 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.08%) Process Management
8 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) PMP
1 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) ISEB
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) P3O
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) BT
2 3 (6.12%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) Planview
3 2 (4.08%) Aastra
3 2 (4.08%) CA
3 2 (4.08%) Ericsson
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Niku
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.04%) Akamai