The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 133 118 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.84% 11.43% 11.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.38% 15.17% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 65 39
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£375 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £256 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £23.38 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.21% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -16.15%
Project Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
865 778 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.03% 75.39% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 430 275
Average daily rate £375 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £10.69 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 79 £375 -3.22% 19
Amersham +2 6 £457 - 1
High Wycombe -3 4 £125 -66.10% 4
Chesham - 2 - - 1
Princes Risborough - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 3
Beaconsfield - - - -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 128 (45.39%) Finance
2 99 (35.11%) PRINCE2
3 54 (19.15%) Microsoft
4 50 (17.73%) MS Excel
5 48 (17.02%) MS Project
6 38 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (13.12%) Security Cleared
8 36 (12.77%) SC Cleared
8 36 (12.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 34 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (12.06%) Telecoms
10 31 (10.99%) MS Office
11 26 (9.22%) ITIL
12 25 (8.87%) Change Management
13 24 (8.51%) Service Delivery
13 24 (8.51%) Oracle
14 22 (7.80%) Banking
14 22 (7.80%) Project Planning
15 21 (7.45%) Business Analysis
16 19 (6.74%) Service Management
17 18 (6.38%) PRINCE
17 18 (6.38%) SharePoint
17 18 (6.38%) Marketing
18 17 (6.03%) SLA
18 17 (6.03%) Risk Management
19 16 (5.67%) Migration
19 16 (5.67%) Supplier Management
19 16 (5.67%) HND
19 16 (5.67%) Degree
19 16 (5.67%) Analytical Skills

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.06%) CMS
3 2 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.71%) WordPress
3 2 (0.71%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.71%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.35%) Drupal
4 1 (0.35%) Confluence
4 1 (0.35%) Liferay
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.35%) SAS
4 1 (0.35%) Apache
Applications
1 50 (17.73%) MS Excel
2 48 (17.02%) MS Project
3 31 (10.99%) MS Office
4 15 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (4.61%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.06%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.55%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.13%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.35%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.84%) Internet
2 4 (1.42%) Intranet
2 4 (1.42%) 3G
2 4 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (1.42%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (1.06%) Network Security
3 3 (1.06%) 4G
3 3 (1.06%) LTE
3 3 (1.06%) 2G
3 3 (1.06%) DVB
3 3 (1.06%) Telnet
3 3 (1.06%) GSM
3 3 (1.06%) LAN
3 3 (1.06%) UMTS
3 3 (1.06%) ATM
4 2 (0.71%) GPRS
4 2 (0.71%) WAN
4 2 (0.71%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (2.48%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (1.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.71%) DB2
6 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.71%) MS Access
6 2 (0.71%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.35%) Big Data
7 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.35%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 128 (45.39%) Finance
2 34 (12.06%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.80%) Banking
4 18 (6.38%) Marketing
5 13 (4.61%) Retail
6 12 (4.26%) Legal
7 7 (2.48%) Automotive
8 5 (1.77%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.77%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.77%) Advertising
8 5 (1.77%) Publishing
9 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.42%) Back Office
10 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.71%) German Language
12 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 120 (42.55%) Project Manager
2 48 (17.02%) Analyst
3 22 (7.80%) Business Analyst
4 17 (6.03%) Coordinator
5 13 (4.61%) PMO Analyst
6 10 (3.55%) Project Coordinator
7 9 (3.19%) Business Manager
8 8 (2.84%) Architect
8 8 (2.84%) Operations Manager
9 7 (2.48%) Vendor Manager
9 7 (2.48%) IT Project Manager
9 7 (2.48%) Business Project Manager
9 7 (2.48%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (2.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (2.13%) Senior Manager
10 6 (2.13%) Administrator
10 6 (2.13%) Financial Business Analyst
10 6 (2.13%) Project Officer
10 6 (2.13%) Web Analyst
10 6 (2.13%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.42%) HTML
2 3 (1.06%) .NET
2 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.71%) CSS
3 2 (0.71%) Flash
3 2 (0.71%) HTML5
3 2 (0.71%) jQuery
4 1 (0.35%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (0.35%) Yii
4 1 (0.35%) CSS3
4 1 (0.35%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.35%) XML-RPC
4 1 (0.35%) Ajax
4 1 (0.35%) RSS
4 1 (0.35%) SOAP
4 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.90%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.48%) PMI
4 5 (1.77%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.06%) Data Conversion
5 3 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.71%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (0.71%) NHS
6 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.71%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.35%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.35%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.35%) CMDB
7 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.35%) New Media
7 1 (0.35%) Open Source
7 1 (0.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.61%) Windows
2 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.71%) Android
3 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (35.11%) PRINCE2
2 38 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (9.22%) ITIL
5 25 (8.87%) Change Management
6 24 (8.51%) Service Delivery
7 22 (7.80%) Project Planning
8 21 (7.45%) Business Analysis
9 19 (6.74%) Service Management
10 18 (6.38%) PRINCE
11 17 (6.03%) Risk Management
12 16 (5.67%) Migration
12 16 (5.67%) Supplier Management
13 13 (4.61%) Analytics
13 13 (4.61%) Line Management
13 13 (4.61%) Programme Management
14 12 (4.26%) Scrum
15 11 (3.90%) Change Control
16 9 (3.19%) Validation
16 9 (3.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.84%) C
1 8 (2.84%) JavaScript
1 8 (2.84%) SQL
2 4 (1.42%) VBA
2 4 (1.42%) Java
3 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.71%) C#
4 2 (0.71%) COBOL
4 2 (0.71%) PHP
4 2 (0.71%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.35%) PHP5
5 1 (0.35%) PHP4
5 1 (0.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 37 (13.12%) Security Cleared
2 36 (12.77%) SC Cleared
2 36 (12.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 16 (5.67%) HND
3 16 (5.67%) Degree
4 14 (4.96%) DV Cleared
5 13 (4.61%) HNC
6 11 (3.90%) PMI Certification
7 10 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (2.13%) PMP
9 3 (1.06%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 2 (0.71%) MCP
10 2 (0.71%) CCNA
10 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.71%) APMP
11 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.03%) SLA
2 7 (2.48%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) COBIT
3 3 (1.06%) COREP
3 3 (1.06%) FINREP
4 2 (0.71%) GxP
4 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) P3O
5 1 (0.35%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.35%) Basel II
5 1 (0.35%) BS15000
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) Netcool
1 2 (0.71%) OVSD
1 2 (0.71%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (0.71%) SCCM
2 1 (0.35%) cPanel
Vendors
1 54 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.51%) Oracle
3 8 (2.84%) SAP
4 7 (2.48%) Google
4 7 (2.48%) CheckPoint
4 7 (2.48%) Business Objects
4 7 (2.48%) Adobe
5 6 (2.13%) DoubleClick
5 6 (2.13%) Maxymiser
5 6 (2.13%) ClickTale
6 5 (1.77%) IBM
7 4 (1.42%) Ericsson
7 4 (1.42%) Primavera
8 3 (1.06%) Tandberg
8 3 (1.06%) Omniture
8 3 (1.06%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.06%) Cisco
9 2 (0.71%) HP
9 2 (0.71%) Cognos
9 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
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