The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 8 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 141 87 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.75% 10.43% 10.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.69% 14.24% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 43 59
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £470 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.99% +27.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
845 611 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 70.42% 73.26% 66.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 356 381
Average daily rate £355 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 38
Average hourly rate £15.97 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Management
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +5 117 £400 +11.11% 17
High Wycombe +1 4 £265 - 3
Amersham -2 1 - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chalfont St Giles - - - -
Chesham - - - - 2
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Marlow - - - - 4
Bletchley - - - -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 127 (50.40%) Finance
2 84 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 51 (20.24%) MS Excel
4 44 (17.46%) MS Project
4 44 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (15.48%) Banking
6 34 (13.49%) Project Planning
7 31 (12.30%) Microsoft
8 27 (10.71%) Business Analysis
9 23 (9.13%) SharePoint
9 23 (9.13%) Security Cleared
10 22 (8.73%) ITIL
11 21 (8.33%) PMI Certification
12 19 (7.54%) PMP
13 18 (7.14%) Financial Institution
14 17 (6.75%) Windows
15 16 (6.35%) Spanish Language
16 15 (5.95%) Oracle
16 15 (5.95%) SC Cleared
17 14 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (5.16%) Degree
18 13 (5.16%) Scrum
18 13 (5.16%) Migration
18 13 (5.16%) Programme Management
18 13 (5.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 12 (4.76%) Windows 7
19 12 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
19 12 (4.76%) Change Management
19 12 (4.76%) Service Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 23 (9.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.98%) Content Management Server
2 5 (1.98%) Kentico
3 4 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.79%) Lync
4 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) CICS
5 1 (0.40%) Drupal
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 51 (20.24%) MS Excel
2 44 (17.46%) MS Project
3 10 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (3.97%) MS Office
4 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (0.79%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.97%) ATM
2 7 (2.78%) VoIP
3 4 (1.59%) Internet
4 3 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.19%) Intranet
5 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.79%) SAN
5 2 (0.79%) WAN
5 2 (0.79%) SDH
6 1 (0.40%) HTTP
6 1 (0.40%) LAN
6 1 (0.40%) 2G
6 1 (0.40%) DAB
6 1 (0.40%) BGP
6 1 (0.40%) DVB
6 1 (0.40%) VPLS
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.37%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.78%) DTS
4 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.19%) OLAP
7 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.79%) MS Access
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (2.38%) NUnit
1 6 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 127 (50.40%) Finance
2 39 (15.48%) Banking
3 18 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 16 (6.35%) Spanish Language
5 11 (4.37%) Retail
6 10 (3.97%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.98%) Marketing
9 4 (1.59%) Back Office
10 3 (1.19%) Automotive
10 3 (1.19%) Local Government
10 3 (1.19%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.19%) Legal
10 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.79%) German Language
12 1 (0.40%) Law
12 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 146 (57.94%) Project Manager
2 33 (13.10%) Analyst
3 20 (7.94%) Business Analyst
4 13 (5.16%) IT Project Manager
5 8 (3.17%) Change Manager
5 8 (3.17%) Junior
5 8 (3.17%) Coordinator
6 7 (2.78%) Project Coordinator
7 6 (2.38%) Junior Project Manager
7 6 (2.38%) ScrumMaster
7 6 (2.38%) Project Leader
8 5 (1.98%) Administrator
8 5 (1.98%) Developer
8 5 (1.98%) Programme Manager
8 5 (1.98%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 4 (1.59%) Change Project Manager
9 4 (1.59%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (1.59%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (1.59%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (1.59%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.97%) .NET
2 6 (2.38%) Velocity
3 4 (1.59%) J2EE
4 2 (0.79%) HTML
5 1 (0.40%) Middleware
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 5 (1.98%) Social Media
3 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.59%) PMI
3 4 (1.59%) EPoS
4 3 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.79%) Statistics
5 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.40%) EFT
6 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.40%) Replication
6 1 (0.40%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.75%) Windows
2 12 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.17%) UNIX
4 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 44 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (13.49%) Project Planning
4 27 (10.71%) Business Analysis
5 22 (8.73%) ITIL
6 13 (5.16%) Scrum
6 13 (5.16%) Migration
6 13 (5.16%) Programme Management
7 12 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (4.76%) Change Management
7 12 (4.76%) Service Management
8 11 (4.37%) CRM
8 11 (4.37%) Content Management
8 11 (4.37%) Logistics
9 10 (3.97%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (3.57%) Risk Management
10 9 (3.57%) Validation
10 9 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (3.17%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.38%) SQL
1 6 (2.38%) C#
2 4 (1.59%) C
3 3 (1.19%) Java
4 1 (0.40%) VBA
4 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 23 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 19 (7.54%) PMP
4 15 (5.95%) SC Cleared
5 13 (5.16%) Degree
5 13 (5.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (4.37%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.97%) APMP
8 8 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.98%) HNC
9 5 (1.98%) HND
10 3 (1.19%) ISEB
11 2 (0.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.78%) SLA
2 4 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) BS25999
3 1 (0.40%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (3.17%) SCCM
2 2 (0.79%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (0.79%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.40%) OpenView
3 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.40%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.95%) Oracle
3 6 (2.38%) Business Objects
4 5 (1.98%) SAP
4 5 (1.98%) Remedy
4 5 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.98%) VMware
5 4 (1.59%) Norkom
5 4 (1.59%) Cisco
5 4 (1.59%) HP
6 3 (1.19%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.79%) Minitab
7 2 (0.79%) Primavera
7 2 (0.79%) Avaya
8 1 (0.40%) Cognos
8 1 (0.40%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.40%) NetApp
8 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.40%) Citrix
8 1 (0.40%) EMC
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