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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 15 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 23 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.57% 14.47% 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.38% 18.97% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 17
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £413 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £595 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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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
160 58 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.43% 76.32% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 43 59
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £14.50 £33.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £41.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 30 (53.57%) PRINCE2
2 19 (33.93%) E-Commerce
3 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.43%) Scrum
5 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
6 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
6 10 (17.86%) Finance
6 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
7 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.29%) Retail
8 8 (14.29%) PMP
8 8 (14.29%) PMI Certification
9 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
9 6 (10.71%) DHCP
9 6 (10.71%) FTP
9 6 (10.71%) DNS
9 6 (10.71%) Windows
9 6 (10.71%) IIS
9 6 (10.71%) MS Project
9 6 (10.71%) Web Services
9 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
9 6 (10.71%) QA
9 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
9 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
9 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
9 6 (10.71%) SCCM
9 6 (10.71%) SCOM
9 6 (10.71%) Akamai
9 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (10.71%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Project
3 3 (5.36%) MS Office
4 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Agresso
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.57%) CA Clarity
3 1 (1.79%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) DHCP
1 6 (10.71%) FTP
1 6 (10.71%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) PBX
2 1 (1.79%) VoIP
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (76.79%) Project Manager
2 5 (8.93%) Junior Project Manager
2 5 (8.93%) Junior
2 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Web Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Integration Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Service Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Coordinator
5 2 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Technical Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Build Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Web Services
2 3 (5.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) User Experience
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) EPoS
3 1 (1.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) PRINCE2
2 19 (33.93%) E-Commerce
3 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.43%) Scrum
5 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
6 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.71%) DevOps
8 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) ITIL
9 4 (7.14%) ERP
9 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.14%) Change Management
10 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
11 2 (3.57%) Migration
11 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.57%) Project Planning
11 2 (3.57%) Supplier Management
11 2 (3.57%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (14.29%) PMP
2 8 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) CCNA
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) SCCM
1 6 (10.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Akamai
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (3.57%) CA
4 2 (3.57%) BT
4 2 (3.57%) Planview
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.79%) Aastra
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) Ericsson