The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 9 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 33 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.87% 15.00% 12.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.19% 18.75% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 17
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£475 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £393 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £510 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
192 64 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 92.31% 80.00% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 38 89
Average daily rate £450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 33 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 16 (29.09%) Finance
3 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
5 11 (20.00%) Retail
6 9 (16.36%) PMP
6 9 (16.36%) PMI Certification
6 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
7 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.55%) Scrum
8 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
9 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
9 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
10 5 (9.09%) MS Project
10 5 (9.09%) ITIL
11 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
11 4 (7.27%) Supplier Management
11 4 (7.27%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (7.27%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (7.27%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (7.27%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (7.27%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (7.27%) Agresso
11 4 (7.27%) SAP
11 4 (7.27%) Oracle
11 4 (7.27%) ERP
11 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (5.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Project
3 2 (3.64%) MS Office
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Agresso
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.64%) CA Clarity
3 1 (1.82%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) DHCP
1 3 (5.45%) FTP
1 3 (5.45%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) PBX
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Publishing
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (69.09%) Project Manager
2 5 (9.09%) Junior
2 5 (9.09%) Junior Project Manager
3 3 (5.45%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (5.45%) Analyst
3 3 (5.45%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (3.64%) Coordinator
4 2 (3.64%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Network Engineer
4 2 (3.64%) Senior Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (1.82%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (1.82%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (1.82%) Security Manager
5 1 (1.82%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (1.82%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) User Experience
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) PMI
2 1 (1.82%) EPoS
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
4 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
5 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.55%) Scrum
6 5 (9.09%) ITIL
7 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.27%) Supplier Management
7 4 (7.27%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (7.27%) ERP
7 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.45%) Change Management
8 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.45%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.45%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (5.45%) DevOps
8 3 (5.45%) Coaching
9 2 (3.64%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) PMP
1 9 (16.36%) PMI Certification
2 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (5.45%) Degree
6 2 (3.64%) CCNA
6 2 (3.64%) ISEB
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) P3O
3 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
1 3 (5.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) BT
3 3 (5.45%) Akamai
4 2 (3.64%) Aastra
4 2 (3.64%) Planview
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) CA
4 2 (3.64%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.82%) Atlassian