The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 2 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 55 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 25.23% 9.64% 17.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.19% 10.13% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 6 17
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£500 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -21.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
210 79 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 96.33% 95.18% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 44 76
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £523 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -25.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Luton region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Luton region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Luton region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 39 (52.00%) PRINCE2
2 35 (46.67%) Project Management
3 20 (26.67%) Finance
4 18 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (22.67%) Waterfall
6 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
6 16 (21.33%) Retail
7 14 (18.67%) MS Project
8 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
9 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (13.33%) Scrum
11 9 (12.00%) ERP
12 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (9.33%) Oracle General Ledger
13 7 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (9.33%) Oracle Payables
13 7 (9.33%) Oracle Receivables
13 7 (9.33%) Oracle Assets
13 7 (9.33%) Oracle
13 7 (9.33%) SAP
13 7 (9.33%) Agresso
13 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
13 7 (9.33%) Change Management
13 7 (9.33%) Supplier Management
14 6 (8.00%) Project Planning
14 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
15 5 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
15 5 (6.67%) Spreadsheet

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Project
2 5 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.67%) MS Office
5 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle Assets
1 7 (9.33%) Agresso
2 2 (2.67%) CA Clarity
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.33%) PMI
2 1 (1.33%) EPoS
2 1 (1.33%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) PRINCE2
2 35 (46.67%) Project Management
3 18 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (22.67%) Waterfall
5 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
6 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (13.33%) Scrum
8 9 (12.00%) ERP
9 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
9 7 (9.33%) Change Management
9 7 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.33%) Supplier Management
10 6 (8.00%) Project Planning
11 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.67%) Revenue Management
11 5 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (5.33%) Information Security
12 4 (5.33%) Security Management
12 4 (5.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.33%) PMP
3 4 (5.33%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle
2 7 (9.33%) SAP
3 3 (4.00%) JDA
3 3 (4.00%) RedPrairie
4 2 (2.67%) Planview
4 2 (2.67%) CA
5 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.33%) AppSense
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