Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 13 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 53 58 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 8.79% 9.65% 6.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.78% 10.51% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 29
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% -
10th Percentile £185 £300 £313
90th Percentile £541 £538 £638
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 £33.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year +51.52% +20.53% +73.84%

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 542 552 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.88% 91.85% 86.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 396 384
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £261 £285 £300
90th Percentile £596 £575 £619
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 32
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.17 £14.50 £46.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.48% -68.67% +94.88%
10th Percentile £10.16 £14.00 £15.35
90th Percentile £35.00 £32.25 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -46.97% +22.22% +8.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 27 £450 +12.50% 3
Dunstable +1 5 £556 +4.95% 3
Bedford -11 4 £250 -33.33% 5
Project Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 19 (35.85%) PRINCE2
2 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
5 12 (22.64%) Finance
6 10 (18.87%) Project Governance
7 9 (16.98%) Migration
7 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
8 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (15.09%) SDLC
9 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (13.21%) Oracle
10 6 (11.32%) ITIL
10 6 (11.32%) Service Management
10 6 (11.32%) Retail
10 6 (11.32%) Agile Project Management
10 6 (11.32%) Business Transformation
11 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
11 5 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (9.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 5 (9.43%) Degree
11 5 (9.43%) Firewall
11 5 (9.43%) VMware
11 5 (9.43%) Citrix
11 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
11 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (9.43%) SAP

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 (7.55%) Apache
1 4 (7.55%) IIS
1 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.66%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.89%) Drupal
4 1 (1.89%) EPiServer
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.77%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.89%) Asana
3 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 4 (7.55%) VLAN
3 3 (5.66%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
4 1 (1.89%) SSL
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) MySQL
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Big Data
2 1 (1.89%) GIS
2 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Automotive
4 2 (3.77%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Local Government
5 1 (1.89%) Military
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.32%) IT Manager
3 5 (9.43%) SAP Manager
3 5 (9.43%) SAP Project Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) Coordinator
4 4 (7.55%) Digital Project Manager
4 4 (7.55%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (7.55%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Finance Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Finance Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Security Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) HR Manager
6 2 (3.77%) SAP Financial Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Adobe AIR
1 2 (3.77%) CSS
1 2 (3.77%) HTML
1 2 (3.77%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Infotainment
1 4 (7.55%) Private Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.89%) PMI
4 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
1 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) PRINCE2
2 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.87%) Project Governance
5 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
5 9 (16.98%) Migration
6 8 (15.09%) SDLC
7 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (11.32%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (11.32%) Business Transformation
8 6 (11.32%) ITIL
8 6 (11.32%) Service Management
9 5 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (7.55%) CRM
10 4 (7.55%) Decision-Making
10 4 (7.55%) Information Security
10 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
10 4 (7.55%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (7.55%) Release Management
11 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) C
2 2 (3.77%) PHP
3 1 (1.89%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) PMI Certification
2 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (5.66%) CISA
3 3 (5.66%) CISM
3 3 (5.66%) CISSP
3 3 (5.66%) PMP
4 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) GDPR
1 4 (7.55%) PMO
2 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.77%) QA
4 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) Citrix
3 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.43%) SAP
3 5 (9.43%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) Adobe
4 2 (3.77%) Avaya
4 2 (3.77%) Google
4 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.77%) webMethods
4 2 (3.77%) Workday
5 1 (1.89%) Apple
5 1 (1.89%) Capita
5 1 (1.89%) Sage
5 1 (1.89%) Twitter
5 1 (1.89%) Xerox