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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 45 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 21.63% 22.50% 19.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.84% 23.68% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 26
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£475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £395 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.53% -7.14%
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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
206 76 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 99.04% 95.00% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 47 108
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £126 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £42.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 40 (54.79%) PRINCE2
2 38 (52.05%) Project Management
3 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (27.40%) Finance
5 17 (23.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (23.29%) Waterfall
6 16 (21.92%) Retail
7 15 (20.55%) MS Project
7 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
8 14 (19.18%) E-Commerce
8 14 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (15.07%) Scrum
10 9 (12.33%) Oracle
10 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (10.96%) PMP
11 8 (10.96%) PMI Certification
11 8 (10.96%) Change Management
12 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
12 7 (9.59%) Agresso
12 7 (9.59%) SAP
12 7 (9.59%) ERP
12 7 (9.59%) Oracle General Ledger
12 7 (9.59%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (9.59%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (9.59%) Oracle Assets
13 6 (8.22%) Revenue Management
13 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
13 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
13 6 (8.22%) Project Planning
14 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (1.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (20.55%) MS Project
2 5 (6.85%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle Receivables
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle Assets
1 7 (9.59%) Agresso
2 2 (2.74%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 16 (21.92%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) User Experience
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.37%) FMCG
4 1 (1.37%) PMI
4 1 (1.37%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) PRINCE2
2 38 (52.05%) Project Management
3 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (23.29%) Waterfall
5 14 (19.18%) E-Commerce
5 14 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (15.07%) Scrum
7 8 (10.96%) Change Management
8 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
8 7 (9.59%) ERP
9 6 (8.22%) Project Planning
9 6 (8.22%) Revenue Management
10 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.85%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.48%) Security Management
11 4 (5.48%) Information Security
12 3 (4.11%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (10.96%) PMP
2 8 (10.96%) PMI Certification
3 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle
3 7 (9.59%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) CA
4 2 (2.74%) Planview
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian