The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills 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 Project Management over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 10 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 101 57 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.68% 7.91% 11.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.17% 11.11% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 33 41
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £267 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £473 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.50 £13.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.15% -33.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -6.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
666 513 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.99% 71.15% 70.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 251 246
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Milton Keynes region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 84 (40.00%) Finance
2 63 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 42 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 37 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 35 (16.67%) MS Project
6 30 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 29 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (12.86%) SC Cleared
8 27 (12.86%) Business Analysis
9 26 (12.38%) Oracle
10 23 (10.95%) Degree
11 22 (10.48%) ITIL
11 22 (10.48%) Scrum
12 19 (9.05%) Service Delivery
12 19 (9.05%) Retail
13 18 (8.57%) Banking
13 18 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 18 (8.57%) PMI Certification
14 16 (7.62%) MS Office
14 16 (7.62%) Project Planning
15 13 (6.19%) MS PowerPoint
16 12 (5.71%) DV Cleared
16 12 (5.71%) Risk Management
17 11 (5.24%) Change Management
17 11 (5.24%) Service Management
17 11 (5.24%) HNC
17 11 (5.24%) HND
17 11 (5.24%) PMP
18 10 (4.76%) Windows

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.90%) CMS
3 3 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.95%) Content Management Server
4 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.48%) Drupal
5 1 (0.48%) WordPress
5 1 (0.48%) SAS
5 1 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.48%) Kentico
Applications
1 35 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 35 (16.67%) MS Project
2 16 (7.62%) MS Office
3 13 (6.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.43%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.43%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.38%) Internet
2 4 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.43%) ATM
4 2 (0.95%) Wireless
4 2 (0.95%) Intranet
5 1 (0.48%) NAS
5 1 (0.48%) Network Security
5 1 (0.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.29%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.43%) DTS
7 1 (0.48%) QlikView
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.48%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.48%) MS Access
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (2.38%) NUnit
2 3 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 84 (40.00%) Finance
2 19 (9.05%) Retail
3 18 (8.57%) Banking
4 9 (4.29%) Publishing
5 8 (3.81%) Automotive
6 7 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.86%) Spanish Language
8 5 (2.38%) Marketing
8 5 (2.38%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.90%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.43%) Advertising
11 2 (0.95%) Billing
12 1 (0.48%) Back Office
12 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (40.48%) Project Manager
2 38 (18.10%) Analyst
3 21 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 12 (5.71%) Coordinator
5 10 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
5 10 (4.76%) Business Manager
6 9 (4.29%) Financial Business Analyst
6 9 (4.29%) Business Project Manager
6 9 (4.29%) Programme Manager
6 9 (4.29%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (4.29%) Technical Editor
7 8 (3.81%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 7 (3.33%) ScrumMaster
8 7 (3.33%) Service Manager
8 7 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
8 7 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
8 7 (3.33%) Architect
8 7 (3.33%) Senior Manager
9 6 (2.86%) Programme Analyst
9 6 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.33%) .NET
2 5 (2.38%) Velocity
3 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.43%) J2EE
4 3 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.48%) jQuery
5 1 (0.48%) HTML
5 1 (0.48%) CSS
5 1 (0.48%) CSS3
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.33%) PMI
1 7 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.43%) Credit Risk
4 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (0.95%) EPoS
4 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.48%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.48%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.48%) Clustering
5 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.76%) Windows
2 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.48%) Android
4 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 37 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (12.86%) Business Analysis
5 22 (10.48%) ITIL
5 22 (10.48%) Scrum
6 19 (9.05%) Service Delivery
7 16 (7.62%) Project Planning
8 12 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 11 (5.24%) Change Management
9 11 (5.24%) Service Management
10 9 (4.29%) OO
11 8 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.33%) Problem Management
12 7 (3.33%) Web Development
12 7 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (3.33%) Programme Management
12 7 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (3.33%) BDD
13 6 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.86%) SQL
2 5 (2.38%) C#
3 3 (1.43%) Java
3 3 (1.43%) VBA
4 1 (0.48%) C
4 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.95%) Degree
4 18 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 18 (8.57%) PMI Certification
5 12 (5.71%) DV Cleared
6 11 (5.24%) HNC
6 11 (5.24%) HND
6 11 (5.24%) PMP
7 5 (2.38%) ISEB
8 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.95%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.48%) MCP
11 1 (0.48%) APMP
11 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.33%) SLA
2 4 (1.90%) COBIT
2 4 (1.90%) QA
3 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) Basel II
4 1 (0.48%) BS15000
4 1 (0.48%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.48%) COREP
4 1 (0.48%) FINREP
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.38%) Oracle
3 7 (3.33%) SAP
3 7 (3.33%) Primavera
4 5 (2.38%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.38%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.90%) HP
6 2 (0.95%) JDA
6 2 (0.95%) IBM
7 1 (0.48%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.48%) Minitab
7 1 (0.48%) Citrix
7 1 (0.48%) Lotus
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.48%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.48%) Informatica
7 1 (0.48%) Wyse
7 1 (0.48%) VMware
7 1 (0.48%) Tableau
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