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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 13 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.84% 11.54% 9.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.48% 14.19% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 5
Average daily rate
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£358 £481 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £573 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
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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
124 148 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 84.35% 81.32% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 103 39
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
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 7 July 2015, 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 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) Finance
6 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
6 4 (12.90%) QA
6 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.68%) Coaching
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
7 3 (9.68%) MS Project
7 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
7 3 (9.68%) SOA
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (6.45%) PMP
8 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
8 2 (6.45%) Service Management
8 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
8 2 (6.45%) webMethods
8 2 (6.45%) MS Office
8 2 (6.45%) C
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) RAD

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Project
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) VoIP
1 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Local Government
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Integration Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Integration Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Project Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Project Support Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Service Transition Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Defect Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
6 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) SOA
7 3 (9.68%) Coaching
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
8 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (6.45%) ATDD
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Line Management
8 2 (6.45%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (6.45%) PMP
1 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.45%) CIPD
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) CCNP
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
2 2 (6.45%) webMethods
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
Luton, Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago