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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 4 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 25 38 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 16.89% 18.81% 6.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.38% 19.79% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 2
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£475 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £439 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £586 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
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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
136 192 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.89% 95.05% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 141 46
Average daily rate £403 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +141.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £22.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £42.00 £19.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 15 (35.71%) Project Management
2 12 (28.57%) Retail
3 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
3 11 (26.19%) E-Commerce
4 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
8 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
8 5 (11.90%) Finance
9 4 (9.52%) Migration
9 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
9 4 (9.52%) Cognos
9 4 (9.52%) SDLC
10 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
10 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
10 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
10 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
10 3 (7.14%) Security Architecture
10 3 (7.14%) Tableau
10 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Project
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) LAN
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
1 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.76%) Big Data
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.76%) OLAP
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
General
1 12 (28.57%) Retail
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Android
1 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Project Management
2 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
2 11 (26.19%) E-Commerce
3 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.52%) Migration
7 4 (9.52%) SDLC
8 3 (7.14%) Security Architecture
8 3 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (7.14%) Information Security
8 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (4.76%) ATDD
9 2 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (4.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) PMP
2 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Cognos
3 3 (7.14%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle