Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Project Management
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 21 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -13
Contract jobs citing Project Management 49 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.74% 6.50% 5.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.93% 7.52% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 18
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £164 £300 £270
90th Percentile £740 £681 £491
East of England median daily rate £436 £418 £425
% change year-on-year +4.49% -1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £23.75 - £21.00
10th Percentile £21.63 - £20.50
90th Percentile £24.88 - £21.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -37.50% +6.67% +17.19%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 549 479 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 86.73% 86.46% 87.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 330 358
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +1.45% +1.47%
10th Percentile £140 £263 £279
90th Percentile £615 £588 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 56
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.36% -65.00% +128.57%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.79 £14.00
90th Percentile £43.33 £24.43 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +33.33%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Bedfordshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Bedfordshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Bedfordshire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Bedfordshire

Project Management
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 Project Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -3 19 £510 +7.65% 8
Bedford -3 7 £250 -32.43% 8
Dunstable +2 1 £570 +7.55%
Henlow - 1 - -
Project Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 15 (30.61%) PRINCE2
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
4 12 (24.49%) Degree
5 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.37%) Finance
5 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
6 8 (16.33%) Retail
6 8 (16.33%) ITIL
6 8 (16.33%) Oracle
7 7 (14.29%) SOA
7 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 7 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 7 (14.29%) Project Governance
7 7 (14.29%) SDLC
8 6 (12.24%) Change Control
8 6 (12.24%) Security Management
8 6 (12.24%) Information Security
8 6 (12.24%) PMP
8 6 (12.24%) PMI Certification
8 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (10.20%) CISSP
9 5 (10.20%) Mobile Commerce
9 5 (10.20%) Business Continuity
9 5 (10.20%) CISA
9 5 (10.20%) CISM
9 5 (10.20%) Information Security Management
9 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.20%) Business Transformation

Project Management
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 4 (8.16%) CMS
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Drupal
3 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.08%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.04%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
1 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
1 1 (2.04%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) GitLab
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Automotive
5 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Local Government
5 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Architect
2 7 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Coordinator
5 4 (8.16%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Lead Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Finance Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Finance Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.12%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) SAP Manager
6 3 (6.12%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Support Officer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) CSS
1 2 (4.08%) HTML
1 2 (4.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Infotainment
4 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.04%) IVR
4 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) AIX
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Solaris
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) PRINCE2
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
4 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.33%) ITIL
6 7 (14.29%) Project Governance
6 7 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 7 (14.29%) SDLC
6 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.29%) SOA
7 6 (12.24%) Change Control
7 6 (12.24%) Information Security
7 6 (12.24%) Security Management
8 5 (10.20%) API Design
8 5 (10.20%) Business Continuity
8 5 (10.20%) Information Security Management
8 5 (10.20%) ISMS
8 5 (10.20%) Mobile Commerce
8 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
8 5 (10.20%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.08%) PHP
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) Perl
2 1 (2.04%) Python
2 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) PMI Certification
2 6 (12.24%) PMP
3 5 (10.20%) CISA
3 5 (10.20%) CISM
3 5 (10.20%) CISSP
3 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.08%) Master's Degree
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (10.20%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.16%) GDPR
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
3 1 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Capita
4 2 (4.08%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.08%) webMethods
4 2 (4.08%) Workday
5 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.04%) Apple
5 1 (2.04%) Brocade
5 1 (2.04%) Chordiant
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) EMC
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) NetApp
5 1 (2.04%) Pega
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Sage
5 1 (2.04%) Siebel