The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 8 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 164 129 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.95% 10.80% 10.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.70% 11.62% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 75 72
Average daily rate
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£415 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £281 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £29.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +2.58%
Project Manager
South East

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
1291 1110 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.10% 92.96% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 625 511
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 68
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.93 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +4 120 £405 +1.25% 4
High Wycombe +2 8 £475 +17.28% 2
Amersham +2 2 £438 +25.00%
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 123 (44.73%) Project Management
2 111 (40.36%) Finance
3 73 (26.55%) PRINCE2
4 68 (24.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (16.36%) Data Centre
6 44 (16.00%) Banking
7 41 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (13.82%) MS Project
9 37 (13.45%) Windows
10 35 (12.73%) Migration
10 35 (12.73%) Retail
11 27 (9.82%) Microsoft
12 26 (9.45%) Change Management
13 25 (9.09%) Project Planning
14 23 (8.36%) ITIL
15 20 (7.27%) MS Excel
15 20 (7.27%) PRINCE
16 19 (6.91%) Automotive
16 19 (6.91%) Waterfall
17 18 (6.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 17 (6.18%) Active Directory
19 16 (5.82%) PMP
19 16 (5.82%) Financial Institution
20 15 (5.45%) Scrum
20 15 (5.45%) PMI Certification
21 14 (5.09%) Windows 7
21 14 (5.09%) Supplier Management
22 13 (4.73%) SCCM
22 13 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 13 (4.73%) WAN

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.55%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.09%) CMS
4 2 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) SAS
5 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.36%) Confluence
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 38 (13.82%) MS Project
2 20 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.18%) MS Office
4 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.18%) Primavera
2 3 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.36%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.73%) WAN
2 10 (3.64%) SAN
3 9 (3.27%) ATM
4 8 (2.91%) Internet
4 8 (2.91%) Firewall
5 4 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.09%) LAN
6 3 (1.09%) Intranet
6 3 (1.09%) DNS
6 3 (1.09%) Network Security
7 2 (0.73%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.36%) RTP
8 1 (0.36%) SSL
8 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.73%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.36%) MySQL
3 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.36%) EDMS
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.36%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.36%) Big Data
3 1 (0.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 111 (40.36%) Finance
2 44 (16.00%) Banking
3 35 (12.73%) Retail
4 19 (6.91%) Automotive
5 16 (5.82%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.64%) Marketing
6 10 (3.64%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.18%) Portuguese Language
7 6 (2.18%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.82%) Advertising
9 3 (1.09%) Electronics
10 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) German Language
11 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.09%) .NET
2 2 (0.73%) Middleware
3 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.18%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.45%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.09%) GIS
4 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.09%) CCTV
4 3 (1.09%) DTV
4 3 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.73%) PMI
5 2 (0.73%) Clustering
6 1 (0.36%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.36%) Economics
6 1 (0.36%) NHS
6 1 (0.36%) Derivative
6 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.36%) CMDB
6 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.36%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.45%) Windows
2 14 (5.09%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.91%) UNIX
3 8 (2.91%) Linux
3 8 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.18%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (2.18%) AIX
4 6 (2.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (44.73%) Project Management
2 73 (26.55%) PRINCE2
3 68 (24.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (12.73%) Migration
6 26 (9.45%) Change Management
7 25 (9.09%) Project Planning
8 23 (8.36%) ITIL
9 20 (7.27%) PRINCE
10 19 (6.91%) Waterfall
11 15 (5.45%) Scrum
12 14 (5.09%) Supplier Management
13 11 (4.00%) Release Management
13 11 (4.00%) Programme Management
13 11 (4.00%) Logistics
14 10 (3.64%) E-Commerce
14 10 (3.64%) Change Control
15 9 (3.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (3.27%) Business Analysis
16 8 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.09%) Java
1 3 (1.09%) SQL
2 2 (0.73%) VBA
3 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.36%) C
3 1 (0.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (6.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (5.82%) PMP
3 15 (5.45%) PMI Certification
4 13 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (3.27%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (3.27%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.27%) APMP
6 7 (2.55%) Degree
7 5 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) HNC
8 1 (0.36%) HND
8 1 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.27%) SLA
2 6 (2.18%) QA
3 4 (1.45%) PMBOK
System Software
1 17 (6.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (4.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (9.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.27%) SAP
3 8 (2.91%) Oracle
3 8 (2.91%) Planview
4 7 (2.55%) IBM
4 7 (2.55%) HP
5 6 (2.18%) EMC
5 6 (2.18%) NetApp
5 6 (2.18%) 3PAR
5 6 (2.18%) Brocade
6 4 (1.45%) Citrix
7 2 (0.73%) Lotus
7 2 (0.73%) hybris
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe
8 1 (0.36%) Sage
8 1 (0.36%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.36%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.36%) JDA
8 1 (0.36%) Sybase
8 1 (0.36%) Mashery
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