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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 10 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 162 90 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.40% 8.52% 6.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.22% 9.16% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 49 35
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£400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.75 £48.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.82% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.38 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +30.38%
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
1225 983 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.80% 93.09% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 499 313
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 84 78
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £28.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 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 +2 112 £400 +5.26% 7
High Wycombe +4 5 £395 -4.81% 2
Amersham +2 4 £500 - 1
Marlow +6 1 £251 -33.20%
Buckingham - 1 - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 126 (44.52%) Project Management
2 98 (34.63%) Finance
3 93 (32.86%) PRINCE2
4 56 (19.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (12.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 31 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (10.95%) Security Cleared
7 30 (10.60%) MS Project
8 29 (10.25%) SC Cleared
9 25 (8.83%) Retail
10 22 (7.77%) Windows
10 22 (7.77%) PMI Certification
11 20 (7.07%) Migration
11 20 (7.07%) Microsoft
11 20 (7.07%) Banking
11 20 (7.07%) Project Planning
12 19 (6.71%) Risk Management
12 19 (6.71%) Change Management
13 17 (6.01%) Service Delivery
13 17 (6.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 16 (5.65%) DV Cleared
15 15 (5.30%) SharePoint
15 15 (5.30%) E-Commerce
15 15 (5.30%) HNC
15 15 (5.30%) HND
15 15 (5.30%) PMP
16 14 (4.95%) Supplier Management
16 14 (4.95%) PRINCE
16 14 (4.95%) Oracle
16 14 (4.95%) MS Excel

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (2.12%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.71%) IIS
5 2 (0.71%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.35%) Liferay
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.35%) Lync
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (10.60%) MS Project
2 14 (4.95%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.71%) MS Office
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.41%) assyst
3 3 (1.06%) ResourceLink
3 3 (1.06%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.71%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.71%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.35%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.12%) WAN
2 5 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.06%) Network Security
3 3 (1.06%) Intranet
3 3 (1.06%) Internet
3 3 (1.06%) Wireless
3 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.06%) LAN
4 2 (0.71%) SDH
4 2 (0.71%) ATM
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.35%) MPLS
5 1 (0.35%) SAN
5 1 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.71%) PowerCenter
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 98 (34.63%) Finance
2 25 (8.83%) Retail
3 20 (7.07%) Banking
4 12 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.83%) Marketing
6 7 (2.47%) Spanish Language
6 7 (2.47%) Legal
7 6 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.12%) Advertising
8 5 (1.77%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.41%) Back Office
10 3 (1.06%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.71%) German Language
12 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Electronics
12 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.18%) Middleware
2 2 (0.71%) .NET
2 2 (0.71%) J2EE
2 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.71%) Web Services
2 2 (0.71%) SAP CO-PA
3 1 (0.35%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.24%) PMI
2 8 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.47%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.77%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.77%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.06%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.06%) PKI
7 2 (0.71%) Replication
7 2 (0.71%) Blog
7 2 (0.71%) SCADA
7 2 (0.71%) CCTV
8 1 (0.35%) FMCG
8 1 (0.35%) iPhone
8 1 (0.35%) Social Media
8 1 (0.35%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.35%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.77%) Windows
2 9 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (2.47%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.12%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (1.77%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) Android
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.35%) Linux
8 1 (0.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (44.52%) Project Management
2 93 (32.86%) PRINCE2
3 56 (19.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (7.07%) Migration
5 20 (7.07%) Project Planning
6 19 (6.71%) Risk Management
6 19 (6.71%) Change Management
7 17 (6.01%) Service Delivery
8 15 (5.30%) E-Commerce
9 14 (4.95%) Supplier Management
9 14 (4.95%) PRINCE
10 13 (4.59%) Business Analysis
11 12 (4.24%) ITIL
12 10 (3.53%) Line Management
13 9 (3.18%) Programme Management
13 9 (3.18%) CRM
14 8 (2.83%) Scrum
14 8 (2.83%) Validation
14 8 (2.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.06%) C
1 3 (1.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.71%) SQL
2 2 (0.71%) Java
3 1 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (12.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 31 (10.95%) Security Cleared
3 29 (10.25%) SC Cleared
4 22 (7.77%) PMI Certification
5 17 (6.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (5.65%) DV Cleared
7 15 (5.30%) HNC
7 15 (5.30%) HND
7 15 (5.30%) PMP
8 5 (1.77%) Degree
9 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.71%) CCNA
10 1 (0.35%) APMP
10 1 (0.35%) ISEB
10 1 (0.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.77%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.06%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) SLA
3 2 (0.71%) GxP
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) BS15000
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (1.77%) SCOM
2 2 (0.71%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.35%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 20 (7.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.95%) Oracle
3 8 (2.83%) SAP
4 7 (2.47%) VMware
5 6 (2.12%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.77%) Cisco
7 4 (1.41%) HP
7 4 (1.41%) Adobe
7 4 (1.41%) Google
8 3 (1.06%) Maxymiser
8 3 (1.06%) ClickTale
8 3 (1.06%) IronPort
8 3 (1.06%) Omniture
8 3 (1.06%) DoubleClick
8 3 (1.06%) Symantec
9 2 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.71%) Cognos
9 2 (0.71%) IBM
9 2 (0.71%) Citrix
9 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
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