The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 53 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 16 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.12% 0.77% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 0.81% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Average daily rate £400 £425 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.38 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-32.08% -25.00%
IT Project Manager
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
722 862 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.50% 95.04% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 416 434
Average daily rate £400 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £254 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 43
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 11 (61.11%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 6 (33.33%) ERP
3 6 (33.33%) Retail
3 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Banking
5 4 (22.22%) Project Governance
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Logistics
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) MS Project
6 3 (16.67%) PMP
6 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
8 1 (5.56%) Open Source
8 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (5.56%) Network Security
8 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (5.56%) Marketing
8 1 (5.56%) Resource Management

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.56%) Electronics
5 1 (5.56%) Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (33.33%) ERP
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Project Governance
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Logistics
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (5.56%) Open Source
8 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 3 (16.67%) PMP
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) VMware