Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 6 months to 18 November 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 Planning
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 56 43
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 14 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.06% 0.80% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 0.97% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 13
Bedfordshire median daily rate £413 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +4.69% -5.88%
10th Percentile £335 £341 £313
90th Percentile £476 £556 £470
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £37.25 £20.74
% change year-on-year -32.89% +79.65% -3.56%

Project Planning 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 569 518 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 83.92% 83.15% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 329 384
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £269 £212 £240
90th Percentile £581 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 38
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +117.39%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £13.55
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.71
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Bedfordshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Bedfordshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Bedfordshire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Bedfordshire

Project Planning
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 Planning within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -5 3 £450 +5.88%
Bedford - 3 £386 -
Project Planning
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) PMP
4 4 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Change Control
4 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Data Flow Diagram
6 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Microservices

Project Planning
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 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Data Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Implementation Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Change Control
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 4 (28.57%) PMP
2 2 (14.29%) Master's Degree
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) VMware