The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 29 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 43 97 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.17% 10.02% 10.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.54% 10.45% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 57 70
Median daily rate £456 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-14.41% -21.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
776 928 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.27% 95.87% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 452 566
Median daily rate £388 £360 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 67
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -14 32 £450 +7.14% 3
High Wycombe -6 2 £455 +13.75%
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 53 (48.62%) Project Management
2 38 (34.86%) Finance
3 33 (30.28%) PRINCE2
4 25 (22.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
6 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
7 18 (16.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 18 (16.51%) MS Project
8 17 (15.60%) Logistics
9 16 (14.68%) SC Cleared
10 15 (13.76%) MS Excel
11 12 (11.01%) ITIL
11 12 (11.01%) Banking
11 12 (11.01%) Waterfall
12 11 (10.09%) Retail
12 11 (10.09%) MS Office
13 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
13 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (8.26%) Customer-Centric Approach
14 9 (8.26%) APMP
15 8 (7.34%) Mainframe
15 8 (7.34%) Oracle
15 8 (7.34%) Migration
15 8 (7.34%) Scrum
15 8 (7.34%) DV Cleared
15 8 (7.34%) Matrix Organization
16 7 (6.42%) SCCM
16 7 (6.42%) Release Management
16 7 (6.42%) WebSphere

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.42%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.59%) CMS
3 5 (4.59%) IIS
4 3 (2.75%) Drupal
5 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (16.51%) MS Project
2 15 (13.76%) MS Excel
3 11 (10.09%) MS Office
4 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.83%) Maximo
2 2 (1.83%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.83%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.83%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.83%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (5.50%) ATM
3 5 (4.59%) SAN
4 3 (2.75%) Wireless
5 2 (1.83%) SMS
5 2 (1.83%) WAN
6 1 (0.92%) LAN
6 1 (0.92%) Network Security
6 1 (0.92%) Softphone
6 1 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) DB2
2 5 (4.59%) Big Data
3 4 (3.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.83%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) JIRA
General
1 38 (34.86%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Banking
3 11 (10.09%) Retail
4 7 (6.42%) Marketing
5 5 (4.59%) Automotive
6 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.75%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.83%) Local Government
8 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.92%) Advertising
9 1 (0.92%) Front Office
9 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) HTML
1 2 (1.83%) Java EE
1 2 (1.83%) Web Services
1 2 (1.83%) WSDL
1 2 (1.83%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.34%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.67%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.67%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.75%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.75%) PMI
5 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) Telematics
6 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.92%) EPoS
6 1 (0.92%) FMCG
6 1 (0.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) Linux
1 6 (5.50%) Solaris
1 6 (5.50%) Unix
2 5 (4.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.62%) Project Management
2 33 (30.28%) PRINCE2
3 25 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (22.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (15.60%) Logistics
5 12 (11.01%) ITIL
5 12 (11.01%) Waterfall
6 9 (8.26%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 8 (7.34%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (7.34%) Migration
7 8 (7.34%) Scrum
8 7 (6.42%) Process Improvement
8 7 (6.42%) Release Management
9 6 (5.50%) CRM
9 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (4.59%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.59%) Project Planning
11 4 (3.67%) Programme Management
11 4 (3.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.42%) Java
2 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 16 (14.68%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.26%) APMP
5 8 (7.34%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (3.67%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.92%) Degree
8 1 (0.92%) HNC
8 1 (0.92%) HND
8 1 (0.92%) ISEB
8 1 (0.92%) PMP
8 1 (0.92%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
1 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.75%) Google
4 3 (2.75%) IBM
4 3 (2.75%) SAP
5 2 (1.83%) hybris
5 2 (1.83%) Mitel
6 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.92%) Infor
6 1 (0.92%) Murex
6 1 (0.92%) Northgate
6 1 (0.92%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.92%) Sun
6 1 (0.92%) VMware