The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Project Manager
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 34 39
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.66% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.69% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -4.04% +4.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £52.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 265 290 394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 95.67% 95.08% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 195 299
Median daily rate £440 £438 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -2.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Senior Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in Bedfordshire

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Project Manager in Bedfordshire

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (50.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft