Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 14 28
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 -16
Contract jobs citing Project Management 31 60 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.63% 8.92% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.30% 10.42% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 19
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £475 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.37% +23.73%
10th Percentile £260 £303 £363
90th Percentile £561 £590 £688
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £25.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £25.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -47.34% -15.25% -10.61%

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 492 576 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.29% 85.59% 84.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 395 336
Bedfordshire median daily rate £420 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.62% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £226 £265 £211
90th Percentile £588 £581 £588
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +60.71% -60.00%
10th Percentile £13.96 £10.40 £11.14
90th Percentile £35.50 £50.48 £41.83
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -40.98% -3.23% +31.91%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +11 19 £470 -14.55% 7
Dunstable -1 6 - - 1
Bedford -8 3 £400 -3.03% 4
Henlow 0 2 £330 -9.59%
Project Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 17 (54.84%) PRINCE2
2 15 (48.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Retail
4 7 (22.58%) Finance
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
6 5 (16.13%) Marketing
6 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (16.13%) Big Data
6 5 (16.13%) Analytics
6 5 (16.13%) Decision-Making
7 4 (12.90%) Conflict Management
7 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.90%) APMP
7 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.90%) QA
7 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.90%) PMI Certification
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) Linux
8 3 (9.68%) CRM
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) SAP
8 3 (9.68%) .NET
8 3 (9.68%) Citrix
8 3 (9.68%) PMP
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Degree
8 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
8 3 (9.68%) PMO

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 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project Server
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
1 2 (6.45%) MPLS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (25.81%) Retail
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Technical Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Technical Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
3 3 (9.68%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Analytics Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data Manager
4 2 (6.45%) IT Technical Manager
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Manager
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) CRM Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) SAP CRM Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) PRINCE2
2 15 (48.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 5 (16.13%) Analytics
5 5 (16.13%) Decision-Making
6 4 (12.90%) Conflict Management
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 3 (9.68%) IT Strategy
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
8 2 (6.45%) Customer Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) APMP
1 4 (12.90%) PMI Certification
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) PMP
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) CISA
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) PMO
3 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.23%) GDPR
4 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Citrix
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.68%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) hybris
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Nortel
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau
3 1 (3.23%) Xerox