The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Dunstable during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Bedfordshire / Dunstable
Rank 9 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 2 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dunstable 7.41% 11.11% 37.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 11.11% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 15
Median daily rate - - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dunstable. 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
Dunstable
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 24 9 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dunstable 88.89% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 37
Median daily rate £365 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.88% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £450 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £608 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Dunstable

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

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 16 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Management
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix