The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

IT Project Manager
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 36 39
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.84% 0.31% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.33% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £456 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33%  

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 343 302 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.35% 94.38% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 739 1246
Median daily rate £450 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £603 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 112
Median hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.77% +227.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £50.78 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured IT Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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
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 28 June 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
Dunstable - 1 - - 1
IT Project Manager
East of England

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
1 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) SANS
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (14.29%) Network Segmentation
2 1 (14.29%) Multichannel Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Unica
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Multichannel Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Network Segmentation
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) GIAC
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) IBM