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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 10 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 159 159 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.22% 13.52% 6.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.25% 14.40% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 92 44
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£413 £403 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £26.75 £27.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% -84.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -0.39%
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
1200 1104 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.24% 93.88% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 592 419
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 60 69
Average hourly rate £16.14 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £21.85 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -1 122 £408 +1.87% 9
Amersham +3 5 £220 - 1
Buckingham - 3 £413 -
Aylesbury - 1 £450 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 132 (44.90%) Project Management
2 99 (33.67%) Finance
3 95 (32.31%) PRINCE2
4 59 (20.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (14.63%) MS Project
6 35 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 34 (11.56%) Windows
8 32 (10.88%) Project Planning
9 31 (10.54%) Security Cleared
10 30 (10.20%) SC Cleared
11 27 (9.18%) Retail
11 27 (9.18%) Microsoft
12 25 (8.50%) Migration
12 25 (8.50%) Banking
13 23 (7.82%) Change Management
14 21 (7.14%) Logistics
15 20 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (6.46%) PRINCE
16 19 (6.46%) E-Commerce
16 19 (6.46%) ITIL
17 18 (6.12%) CRM
18 16 (5.44%) MS Excel
18 16 (5.44%) APMP
19 15 (5.10%) Windows 2000 Server
20 14 (4.76%) Risk Management
21 13 (4.42%) Programme Management
21 13 (4.42%) SharePoint
21 13 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 13 (4.42%) Marketing

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.04%) CMS
4 2 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.34%) Lync
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.34%) Liferay
Applications
1 43 (14.63%) MS Project
2 16 (5.44%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.74%) MS Office
4 6 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.38%) Primavera
2 5 (1.70%) Agresso
3 4 (1.36%) assyst
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.68%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.68%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.34%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.74%) ATM
2 8 (2.72%) Internet
3 6 (2.04%) Intranet
4 5 (1.70%) SAN
4 5 (1.70%) LAN
5 4 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.36%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (1.02%) WAN
7 1 (0.34%) HTTP
7 1 (0.34%) Firewall
7 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.68%) Big Data
4 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.34%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Yeoman
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 99 (33.67%) Finance
2 27 (9.18%) Retail
3 25 (8.50%) Banking
4 13 (4.42%) Marketing
5 12 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.74%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.04%) Advertising
8 5 (1.70%) Automotive
8 5 (1.70%) Back Office
8 5 (1.70%) German Language
9 3 (1.02%) Legal
9 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.68%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.08%) Middleware
2 4 (1.36%) .NET
3 2 (0.68%) SAP CO-PA
3 2 (0.68%) Web Services
4 1 (0.34%) Mason
4 1 (0.34%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.40%) Mobile App
2 7 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.70%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (1.36%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.02%) NHS
5 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.02%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.02%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.68%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.68%) CCTV
6 2 (0.68%) GIS
6 2 (0.68%) PMI
6 2 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.34%) Social Media
7 1 (0.34%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.34%) Clustering
7 1 (0.34%) Handset
7 1 (0.34%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.56%) Windows
2 20 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (5.10%) Windows 2000 Server
4 9 (3.06%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.70%) UNIX
6 3 (1.02%) AIX
6 3 (1.02%) Solaris
6 3 (1.02%) Linux
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (44.90%) Project Management
2 95 (32.31%) PRINCE2
3 59 (20.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (10.88%) Project Planning
6 25 (8.50%) Migration
7 23 (7.82%) Change Management
8 21 (7.14%) Logistics
9 19 (6.46%) PRINCE
9 19 (6.46%) E-Commerce
9 19 (6.46%) ITIL
10 18 (6.12%) CRM
11 14 (4.76%) Risk Management
12 13 (4.42%) Programme Management
13 12 (4.08%) Supplier Management
14 10 (3.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (3.06%) Waterfall
16 8 (2.72%) Scrum
16 8 (2.72%) Change Control
17 7 (2.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.70%) Java
2 3 (1.02%) SQL
3 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.68%) C
4 1 (0.34%) C#
4 1 (0.34%) VBA
4 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 35 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 31 (10.54%) Security Cleared
3 30 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.44%) APMP
5 13 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (3.40%) HNC
6 10 (3.40%) HND
7 9 (3.06%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.38%) PMP
8 7 (2.38%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.36%) Degree
10 3 (1.02%) ISEB
11 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.02%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) SLA
2 2 (0.68%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) GxP
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.72%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.74%) Oracle
3 8 (2.72%) SAP
4 7 (2.38%) HP
5 4 (1.36%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.36%) Adobe
6 3 (1.02%) 3PAR
6 3 (1.02%) EMC
6 3 (1.02%) IBM
6 3 (1.02%) NetApp
6 3 (1.02%) Citrix
6 3 (1.02%) VMware
6 3 (1.02%) Brocade
6 3 (1.02%) Google
7 2 (0.68%) Omniture
7 2 (0.68%) DoubleClick
7 2 (0.68%) Lotus
7 2 (0.68%) Maxymiser
7 2 (0.68%) ClickTale
8 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
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