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 27 June 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 Management
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.83% 7.48% 7.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.01% 8.73% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £318 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -19.11%  

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 157 126 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 97.52% 85.71% 89.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 90 94
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.78 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.43% +306.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in Luton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (35.00%) Supplier Management
5 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
6 5 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) Hardware Maintenance
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.00%) SLA
8 3 (15.00%) Service Management
8 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.00%) SDLC
9 2 (10.00%) PMO
9 2 (10.00%) Skype
9 2 (10.00%) ITSM
9 2 (10.00%) Cisco
9 2 (10.00%) Avaya
9 2 (10.00%) Remedy
9 2 (10.00%) SQL
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) Information Security
9 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (5.00%) Degree

Project Management
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Supplier Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Governance Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Governance Manager
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Production Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Design Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Telephony Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Supplier Management
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Avaya
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Civica
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
Luton, Bedfordshire
Empiric
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago