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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 9 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 113 143 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.57% 12.09% 10.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.18% 12.58% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 77 57
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +5.57%
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
928 1137 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.98% 96.11% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 560 498
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 63
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.50 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 87 £420 +1.81% 8
High Wycombe +8 5 £356 -5.00% 1
Aylesbury -3 1 £450 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 119 (40.75%) Project Management
2 98 (33.56%) PRINCE2
3 96 (32.88%) Finance
4 55 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (16.44%) Banking
6 44 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (13.01%) PMI Certification
8 34 (11.64%) PMP
9 32 (10.96%) ITIL
10 30 (10.27%) Retail
11 29 (9.93%) Data Centre
11 29 (9.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 29 (9.93%) Change Management
12 28 (9.59%) Migration
12 28 (9.59%) MS Project
13 27 (9.25%) Security Cleared
14 25 (8.56%) SC Cleared
14 25 (8.56%) Microsoft
15 22 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (6.85%) Project Planning
17 17 (5.82%) Risk Management
18 16 (5.48%) Oracle
18 16 (5.48%) Windows
18 16 (5.48%) Spanish Language
19 15 (5.14%) MS Excel
19 15 (5.14%) WAN
19 15 (5.14%) Wi-Fi
19 15 (5.14%) Risk Assessment
20 14 (4.79%) Business Analysis
20 14 (4.79%) DV Cleared

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.71%) CMS
3 4 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.37%) Drupal
3 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (9.59%) MS Project
2 15 (5.14%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.68%) MS Office
6 1 (0.34%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Primavera
1 4 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.34%) Office 365
1 1 (0.34%) SaaS
1 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.14%) WAN
1 15 (5.14%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (3.42%) LAN
3 8 (2.74%) ATM
4 5 (1.71%) Intranet
4 5 (1.71%) Network Security
4 5 (1.71%) Wireless
5 3 (1.03%) Firewall
6 2 (0.68%) Internet
6 2 (0.68%) SAN
6 2 (0.68%) VPN
7 1 (0.34%) DNS
7 1 (0.34%) FTP
7 1 (0.34%) ISDN
7 1 (0.34%) LDAP
7 1 (0.34%) PSTN
7 1 (0.34%) SSL
7 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.34%) VoIP
7 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.03%) Big Data
5 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.68%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.34%) DB2
6 1 (0.34%) GIS
6 1 (0.34%) MySQL
6 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server
General
1 96 (32.88%) Finance
2 48 (16.44%) Banking
3 30 (10.27%) Retail
4 16 (5.48%) Spanish Language
5 14 (4.79%) Marketing
6 13 (4.45%) Automotive
7 8 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.37%) Advertising
9 4 (1.37%) Electronics
9 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.37%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.68%) German Language
11 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Games
12 1 (0.34%) Law
12 1 (0.34%) Legal
12 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.71%) Web Services
2 4 (1.37%) HTML
2 4 (1.37%) WAP
3 3 (1.03%) Flash
4 1 (0.34%) Middleware
4 1 (0.34%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.93%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.74%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.37%) PMI
6 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.03%) Social Media
7 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.68%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.34%) Clustering
8 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.48%) Windows
2 6 (2.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.37%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.03%) Linux
5 2 (0.68%) AIX
5 2 (0.68%) Solaris
5 2 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (40.75%) Project Management
2 98 (33.56%) PRINCE2
3 55 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (10.96%) ITIL
6 29 (9.93%) Change Management
7 28 (9.59%) Migration
8 22 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (6.85%) Project Planning
10 17 (5.82%) Risk Management
11 15 (5.14%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (4.79%) Business Analysis
12 14 (4.79%) Project Governance
13 13 (4.45%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.45%) PRINCE
14 12 (4.11%) CRM
14 12 (4.11%) Scrum
15 10 (3.42%) Change Control
15 10 (3.42%) People Management
15 10 (3.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.42%) Java
2 3 (1.03%) PHP
3 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.68%) SQL
4 1 (0.34%) JCL
4 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (13.01%) PMI Certification
2 34 (11.64%) PMP
3 29 (9.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 27 (9.25%) Security Cleared
5 25 (8.56%) SC Cleared
6 14 (4.79%) DV Cleared
7 13 (4.45%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (4.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (3.08%) HNC
8 9 (3.08%) HND
9 8 (2.74%) Degree
10 6 (2.05%) APMP
11 2 (0.68%) ISEB
11 2 (0.68%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.74%) SLA
2 5 (1.71%) QA
3 4 (1.37%) GxP
4 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.34%) FATCA
5 1 (0.34%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (8.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.48%) Oracle
3 11 (3.77%) SAP
4 10 (3.42%) Planview
5 6 (2.05%) VMware
6 5 (1.71%) Cisco
6 5 (1.71%) Informatica
7 4 (1.37%) Aruba
7 4 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.03%) Citrix
9 2 (0.68%) 3PAR
9 2 (0.68%) Brocade
9 2 (0.68%) EMC
9 2 (0.68%) HP
9 2 (0.68%) IBM
9 2 (0.68%) NetApp
9 2 (0.68%) Rally
9 2 (0.68%) Tableau
10 1 (0.34%) hybris
10 1 (0.34%) ServiceNow
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