The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 11 16 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 8 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 7.92% 7.74% 11.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 8.61% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 15
Median daily rate £431 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.85% +31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £515 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.13% +39.42%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 90 151 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 89.11% 89.88% 91.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 101 120
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.21% +123.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Luton

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Luton

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Luton over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Luton

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Luton

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management 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 Luton region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) People Management
3 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Advertising
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) MS Project
5 1 (9.09%) SaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) IT Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Supplier Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Governance Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Governance Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Service Design Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) People Management
2 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware