Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 12 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 50 71 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 8.52% 10.40% 7.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.54% 11.68% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 53 34
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -13.79% +12.48%
10th Percentile £205 £300 £316
90th Percentile £550 £524 £638
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.72% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £25.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +40.00% +5.26% +59.93%

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 524 608 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.27% 89.02% 84.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 422 385
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £604
East of England median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.65% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £16.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.99% -62.78% +100.00%
10th Percentile £13.77 £11.23 £18.50
90th Percentile £36.25 £32.03 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% +4.00% +11.11%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +14 33 £450 +12.50% 5
Dunstable 0 7 £556 - 3
Bedford -11 4 £250 -33.33% 3
Project Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 23 (46.00%) PRINCE2
2 19 (38.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.00%) Finance
5 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 8 (16.00%) Migration
7 8 (16.00%) Retail
7 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (14.00%) Decision-Making
8 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (12.00%) Linux
9 6 (12.00%) Citrix
9 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (12.00%) PMI Certification
9 6 (12.00%) VMware
9 6 (12.00%) Private Cloud
9 6 (12.00%) Project Governance
10 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 5 (10.00%) Firewall
10 5 (10.00%) Service Management
10 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (10.00%) SQL
10 5 (10.00%) MS Visio

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 (8.00%) Apache
1 4 (8.00%) IIS
1 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Drupal
2 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.00%) Asana
3 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Firewall
2 4 (8.00%) VLAN
3 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) MPLS
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Big Data
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Military
5 1 (2.00%) Automotive
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Coordinator
3 4 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (8.00%) Technical Leader
3 4 (8.00%) Technical Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (6.00%) SAP Manager
4 3 (6.00%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (4.00%) GDPR Project Manager
5 2 (4.00%) HR Manager
5 2 (4.00%) IT Programme Manager
5 2 (4.00%) IT Technical Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Web Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
1 2 (4.00%) Adobe AIR
1 2 (4.00%) CSS
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Infotainment
3 2 (4.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.00%) Social Media
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) PRINCE2
2 19 (38.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (16.00%) Migration
4 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (14.00%) Decision-Making
6 6 (12.00%) Project Governance
7 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.00%) Service Management
7 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.00%) Analytics
8 4 (8.00%) Conflict Management
8 4 (8.00%) Line Management
8 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.00%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (8.00%) SDLC
9 3 (6.00%) Business Transformation
9 3 (6.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) C
2 2 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.00%) PMP
3 3 (6.00%) APMP
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.00%) CISA
5 1 (2.00%) CISM
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) PMO
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Citrix
2 6 (12.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe
5 2 (4.00%) Avaya
5 2 (4.00%) Google
5 2 (4.00%) Workday
5 2 (4.00%) Xerox
6 1 (2.00%) Alteryx
6 1 (2.00%) Capita
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) hybris
6 1 (2.00%) Nortel
6 1 (2.00%) Sage
6 1 (2.00%) Tableau
6 1 (2.00%) Twitter