The median contractor rate for a IT Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Project Manager
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 32 30 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.44% 1.96% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 2.06% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £450 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.86% +9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £469 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £519 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £415 £415
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -34.93% +38.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 265 291 405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 95.67% 95.10% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 195 301
Median daily rate £443 £438 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% -2.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 25
Median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured IT Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in Bedfordshire

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in Bedfordshire

IT Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Project Manager in Bedfordshire

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +6 1 £450 -14.28%
Dunstable - 1 - - 1
IT Project Manager
East of England

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
1 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) SANS
2 1 (12.50%) Network Segmentation
2 1 (12.50%) Multichannel Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) SIEM
2 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Yammer
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
2 1 (12.50%) Unica

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
1 1 (12.50%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Multichannel Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Segmentation
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) SIEM
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISA
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) GIAC
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) SAP