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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 8 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 16 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.26% 9.27% 12.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.19% 10.05% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 9
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£350 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £402 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £495 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -5.40%
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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
143 189 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.67% 92.20% 71.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 135 42
Average daily rate £501 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 17 (39.53%) E-Commerce
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Scrum
4 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
4 7 (16.28%) QA
5 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
6 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.30%) Coaching
7 4 (9.30%) Matrix Management
7 4 (9.30%) SOA
7 4 (9.30%) MS Project
7 4 (9.30%) Change Management
7 4 (9.30%) Finance
7 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.98%) Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.98%) MS Office
8 3 (6.98%) Web Services
8 3 (6.98%) .NET
8 3 (6.98%) IIS
8 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
8 3 (6.98%) Windows
8 3 (6.98%) DHCP
8 3 (6.98%) FTP
8 3 (6.98%) DNS
8 3 (6.98%) Active Directory

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (6.98%) IIS
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Project
3 3 (6.98%) MS Office
3 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) DHCP
1 3 (6.98%) FTP
1 3 (6.98%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.95%) Integration Project Manager
2 6 (13.95%) Integration Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Web Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Defect Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Project Support Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Project Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Change Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) E-Commerce
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Scrum
4 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.30%) Coaching
6 4 (9.30%) Matrix Management
6 4 (9.30%) SOA
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.98%) Migration
7 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.98%) DevOps
7 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (4.65%) BDD
8 2 (4.65%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.65%) CIPD
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.65%) PMP
2 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
1 3 (6.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Akamai
3 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.65%) webMethods
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle