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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 8 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 162 97 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.42% 9.25% 9.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.30% 13.04% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 50 43
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£363 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £259 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £468 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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
994 744 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.23% 70.92% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 402 274
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 29 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +5 106 £350 -9.67% 5
High Wycombe -3 7 £360 +3.00% 1
Amersham +2 4 £457 - 2
Marlow +5 1 £251 -33.20% 2
Chesham - 1 - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 113 (39.37%) Finance
2 96 (33.45%) PRINCE2
3 45 (15.68%) MS Excel
3 45 (15.68%) Microsoft
4 42 (14.63%) MS Project
5 33 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (10.45%) Telecoms
7 29 (10.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 28 (9.76%) Business Analysis
9 27 (9.41%) Oracle
9 27 (9.41%) Security Cleared
10 26 (9.06%) SC Cleared
10 26 (9.06%) Banking
11 24 (8.36%) Change Management
12 23 (8.01%) Service Delivery
13 22 (7.67%) MS Office
14 21 (7.32%) ITIL
15 20 (6.97%) Marketing
15 20 (6.97%) Project Planning
15 20 (6.97%) Degree
16 18 (6.27%) HND
16 18 (6.27%) Retail
17 17 (5.92%) MS PowerPoint
17 17 (5.92%) Service Management
18 16 (5.57%) Risk Management
18 16 (5.57%) Scrum
18 16 (5.57%) Supplier Management
18 16 (5.57%) PMI Certification
18 16 (5.57%) Analytical Skills

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.05%) CMS
2 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.70%) WordPress
3 2 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.70%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.70%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.35%) Drupal
4 1 (0.35%) Apache
4 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.35%) SAS
4 1 (0.35%) Liferay
4 1 (0.35%) Confluence
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 45 (15.68%) MS Excel
2 42 (14.63%) MS Project
3 22 (7.67%) MS Office
4 17 (5.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (4.18%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.05%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.48%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.09%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.35%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.14%) Internet
2 4 (1.39%) 3G
2 4 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (1.39%) Intranet
2 4 (1.39%) ATM
2 4 (1.39%) Network Security
2 4 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (1.05%) 2G
3 3 (1.05%) DVB
3 3 (1.05%) Telnet
4 2 (0.70%) Wireless
4 2 (0.70%) GSM
4 2 (0.70%) UMTS
4 2 (0.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.70%) 4G
4 2 (0.70%) LTE
5 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.35%) WAN
5 1 (0.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.79%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (2.09%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.74%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.70%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.70%) DB2
6 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.70%) MS Access
7 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.35%) MySQL
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.35%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.35%) Subversion
1 1 (0.35%) JIRA
1 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 113 (39.37%) Finance
2 30 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 26 (9.06%) Banking
4 20 (6.97%) Marketing
5 18 (6.27%) Retail
6 8 (2.79%) Automotive
7 7 (2.44%) Legal
7 7 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.44%) Spanish Language
8 6 (2.09%) Publishing
9 5 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.74%) Advertising
9 5 (1.74%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.39%) Back Office
11 2 (0.70%) Billing
11 2 (0.70%) German Language
12 1 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 125 (43.55%) Project Manager
2 52 (18.12%) Analyst
3 25 (8.71%) Business Analyst
4 20 (6.97%) Coordinator
5 12 (4.18%) Project Coordinator
6 11 (3.83%) PMO Analyst
7 10 (3.48%) Business Manager
8 9 (3.14%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (3.14%) Architect
9 8 (2.79%) Senior Manager
9 8 (2.79%) Financial Business Analyst
10 7 (2.44%) Business Project Manager
10 7 (2.44%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 7 (2.44%) Operations Manager
10 7 (2.44%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (2.44%) Enterprise Architect
11 6 (2.09%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (2.09%) Administrator
11 6 (2.09%) Programme Manager
11 6 (2.09%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.74%) HTML
2 3 (1.05%) .NET
2 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.05%) CSS
3 2 (0.70%) Flash
3 2 (0.70%) J2EE
3 2 (0.70%) jQuery
3 2 (0.70%) HTML5
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%) RSS
4 1 (0.35%) XML-RPC
4 1 (0.35%) Ajax
4 1 (0.35%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (0.35%) SOAP
4 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.53%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.79%) PMI
4 5 (1.74%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.05%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.70%) EPoS
7 2 (0.70%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.70%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.35%) iPhone
8 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.35%) Open Source
8 1 (0.35%) New Media
8 1 (0.35%) CMDB
8 1 (0.35%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.53%) Windows
2 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (33.45%) PRINCE2
2 33 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (9.76%) Business Analysis
4 24 (8.36%) Change Management
5 23 (8.01%) Service Delivery
6 21 (7.32%) ITIL
7 20 (6.97%) Project Planning
8 17 (5.92%) Service Management
9 16 (5.57%) Risk Management
9 16 (5.57%) Scrum
9 16 (5.57%) Supplier Management
10 13 (4.53%) Programme Management
10 13 (4.53%) Line Management
11 12 (4.18%) Analytics
11 12 (4.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (4.18%) Migration
11 12 (4.18%) PRINCE
12 10 (3.48%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.79%) JavaScript
2 7 (2.44%) C
3 6 (2.09%) SQL
4 4 (1.39%) VBA
5 3 (1.05%) Java
6 2 (0.70%) C#
6 2 (0.70%) COBOL
6 2 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.35%) PHP5
7 1 (0.35%) PHP4
7 1 (0.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 29 (10.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 27 (9.41%) Security Cleared
3 26 (9.06%) SC Cleared
4 20 (6.97%) Degree
5 18 (6.27%) HND
6 16 (5.57%) PMI Certification
7 15 (5.23%) HNC
8 13 (4.53%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.48%) PMP
10 7 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.05%) ISEB
11 3 (1.05%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.70%) MCP
12 2 (0.70%) CCNA
13 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.35%) APMP
13 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.88%) SLA
2 8 (2.79%) QA
3 4 (1.39%) COBIT
4 3 (1.05%) COREP
4 3 (1.05%) FINREP
5 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.70%) GxP
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) Basel II
6 1 (0.35%) BS15000
6 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.35%) P3O
6 1 (0.35%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) OVSD
1 2 (0.70%) SCCM
2 1 (0.35%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.35%) cPanel
2 1 (0.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 45 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.41%) Oracle
3 10 (3.48%) SAP
4 7 (2.44%) Adobe
4 7 (2.44%) IBM
4 7 (2.44%) Primavera
4 7 (2.44%) Google
5 6 (2.09%) Maxymiser
5 6 (2.09%) ClickTale
5 6 (2.09%) DoubleClick
5 6 (2.09%) CheckPoint
5 6 (2.09%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.39%) Ericsson
7 3 (1.05%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.05%) Omniture
7 3 (1.05%) Eloqua
7 3 (1.05%) Marketo
7 3 (1.05%) Pardot
7 3 (1.05%) Tandberg