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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 14 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 42 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 11.90% 8.10% 12.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.13% 10.08% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 24
Median daily rate £400 £394 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -5.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £625 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -20.28%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 320 258 303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.65% 80.37% 85.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 177 212
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.44% +26.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £45.21 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £50.78 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Luton -4 11 £450 +16.12% 4
Bedford +1 10 £390 +11.42% 2
Henlow - 3 £375 -
Dunstable - 2 - - 5
Project Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) ITIL
3 18 (25.35%) PRINCE2
4 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
6 13 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (18.31%) Supplier Management
6 13 (18.31%) SDLC
7 12 (16.90%) Finance
7 12 (16.90%) MS Visio
8 11 (15.49%) Oracle
8 11 (15.49%) ITSM
9 9 (12.68%) Migration
10 8 (11.27%) Change Management
11 7 (9.86%) Remedy
11 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (9.86%) Degree
11 7 (9.86%) Remedy ITSM
12 6 (8.45%) PMO
12 6 (8.45%) Retail
12 6 (8.45%) Information Security
12 6 (8.45%) Service Management
12 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.45%) Citrix
13 5 (7.04%) Security Management
13 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS
13 5 (7.04%) Business Analysis
13 5 (7.04%) Hardware Maintenance

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 2 (2.82%) CMS
1 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (16.90%) MS Visio
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.82%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) IP Telephony
1 4 (5.63%) LAN
1 4 (5.63%) WAN
2 3 (4.23%) Skype
3 2 (2.82%) HTTP
3 2 (2.82%) MPLS
3 2 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.82%) Redis
2 1 (1.41%) DB2
2 1 (1.41%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Bower
1 2 (2.82%) GitLab
1 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Project Manager
2 16 (22.54%) Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) IT Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) Incident and Problem Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Incident Manager
5 5 (7.04%) IT Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Supplier Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.63%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (5.63%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Problem Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.41%) Middleware
3 1 (1.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.41%) DataPower
4 1 (1.41%) EPoS
4 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) ITIL
2 18 (25.35%) PRINCE2
3 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
4 13 (18.31%) SDLC
4 13 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (18.31%) Supplier Management
5 11 (15.49%) ITSM
6 9 (12.68%) Migration
7 8 (11.27%) Change Management
8 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.45%) Information Security
9 6 (8.45%) Service Management
10 5 (7.04%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.04%) Hardware Maintenance
10 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
10 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
10 5 (7.04%) Security Management
11 4 (5.63%) Compliance Management
11 4 (5.63%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) Perl
2 2 (2.82%) Python
3 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) CISA
2 4 (5.63%) CISM
2 4 (5.63%) CISSP
3 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) PMO
2 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
3 2 (2.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Ansible
1 2 (2.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle
3 7 (9.86%) Remedy
4 6 (8.45%) Citrix
5 3 (4.23%) Avaya
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco
6 2 (2.82%) IBM
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.41%) Civica
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.41%) WSO2
Luton, Bedfordshire
Empiric
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Modis International
Rate: £23.00 - £28.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago