Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £570 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dunstable during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Project Manager
Bedfordshire > Dunstable
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dunstable 22.22% 18.75% 10.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.24% 18.75% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Dunstable median daily rate £570 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £560 £488 £415
90th Percentile £580 £563 £475
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £464 £440
% change year-on-year +2.37% +5.45% -7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dunstable median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dunstable. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Dunstable
Contract vacancies in Dunstable with a recognized job title 33 32 48
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.67% 100.00% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 24
Dunstable median daily rate £411 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% - -13.04%
10th Percentile £316 £194 £201
90th Percentile £553 £568 £488
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +3.29% +4.38% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Dunstable median hourly rate - - £12.46
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -62.67% +120.59%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Dunstable

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dunstable.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Dunstable

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Dunstable

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Dunstable region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (12.50%) GDPR
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dunstable 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 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft