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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 10 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 19 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.86% 11.39% 9.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.42% 12.41% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 12
Average daily rate £525 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -23.57%
Project Management
Bedfordshire

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
153 145 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.43% 91.77% 92.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 110 123
Average daily rate £500 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £675 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Average hourly rate £50.78 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.65% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 16 (69.57%) PRINCE2
2 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (34.78%) E-Commerce
4 5 (21.74%) Chordiant
4 5 (21.74%) Siebel
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) KANA
4 5 (21.74%) Pega
5 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Marketing
5 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security
7 2 (8.70%) Retail
7 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
7 2 (8.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) MS Project
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
8 1 (4.35%) Middleware
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) MS Office

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) IT Manager
2 4 (17.39%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) CRM Manager
3 3 (13.04%) CRM Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Blog
1 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) PRINCE2
2 8 (34.78%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Document Management
7 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) VB
1 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Chordiant
1 5 (21.74%) KANA
1 5 (21.74%) Pega
1 5 (21.74%) Siebel
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Proofpoint
2 1 (4.35%) Qualys
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.35%) VMware