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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.33% 18.35% 9.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.24% 20.00% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 27 6
Average daily rate
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£358 £475 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% +24.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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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
119 200 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 79.33% 91.74% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 157 30
Average daily rate £425 £438 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £24.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.50%) RAD
3 3 (12.50%) DSDM
3 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) ATDD
4 2 (8.33%) BDD
4 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.33%) Local Government
4 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) VoIP
1 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Project Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Project Support Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Service Transition Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Defect Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
1 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.50%) RAD
3 3 (12.50%) DSDM
3 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) ATDD
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) BDD
4 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCNP
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.33%) PMP
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco