The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 8 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 117 48 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.30% 9.11% 9.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.81% 12.44% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 34 35
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £253 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.99% +27.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
622 386 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 70.68% 73.24% 63.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 236 254
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 32
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Management
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 110 (55.28%) Finance
2 63 (31.66%) PRINCE2
3 48 (24.12%) MS Excel
4 40 (20.10%) MS Project
5 37 (18.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (18.59%) Banking
6 30 (15.08%) Project Planning
7 27 (13.57%) Microsoft
8 22 (11.06%) Business Analysis
8 22 (11.06%) Security Cleared
9 19 (9.55%) PMP
9 19 (9.55%) PMI Certification
10 18 (9.05%) Financial Institution
11 17 (8.54%) SharePoint
12 16 (8.04%) ITIL
12 16 (8.04%) Spanish Language
13 15 (7.54%) SC Cleared
13 15 (7.54%) Windows
14 14 (7.04%) Oracle
15 12 (6.03%) Scrum
16 11 (5.53%) Migration
16 11 (5.53%) SQL Server
16 11 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (5.53%) DV Cleared
16 11 (5.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 10 (5.03%) MS PowerPoint
17 10 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (5.03%) Logistics
17 10 (5.03%) Windows 7
17 10 (5.03%) Risk Assessment

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.51%) Kentico
2 5 (2.51%) Content Management Server
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.01%) Lync
4 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Drupal
5 1 (0.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (24.12%) MS Excel
2 40 (20.10%) MS Project
3 10 (5.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.52%) MS Office
5 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.02%) ATM
2 5 (2.51%) VoIP
3 4 (2.01%) Internet
4 3 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.51%) Intranet
5 2 (1.01%) SDH
6 1 (0.50%) 2G
6 1 (0.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.53%) SQL Server
1 11 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.02%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.52%) DTS
4 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.01%) MS Access
5 2 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Visual Studio
1 6 (3.02%) NUnit
2 4 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 110 (55.28%) Finance
2 37 (18.59%) Banking
3 18 (9.05%) Financial Institution
4 16 (8.04%) Spanish Language
5 7 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.02%) Retail
7 4 (2.01%) Marketing
8 3 (1.51%) Legal
9 2 (1.01%) Back Office
9 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Local Government
10 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 115 (57.79%) Project Manager
2 28 (14.07%) Analyst
3 17 (8.54%) Business Analyst
4 10 (5.03%) IT Project Manager
5 8 (4.02%) Junior
6 7 (3.52%) Project Coordinator
6 7 (3.52%) Coordinator
7 6 (3.02%) Junior Project Manager
7 6 (3.02%) Change Manager
7 6 (3.02%) ScrumMaster
8 5 (2.51%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 4 (2.01%) Project Planner
9 4 (2.01%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.01%) Change Project Manager
9 4 (2.01%) PMO Analyst
10 3 (1.51%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (1.51%) Transition Manager
10 3 (1.51%) E-Commerce Manager
10 3 (1.51%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.52%) .NET
2 6 (3.02%) Velocity
3 4 (2.01%) J2EE
4 1 (0.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.51%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.01%) PMI
3 2 (1.01%) EPoS
3 2 (1.01%) Statistics
3 2 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.50%) EFT
4 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.54%) Windows
2 10 (5.03%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (31.66%) PRINCE2
2 37 (18.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (15.08%) Project Planning
4 22 (11.06%) Business Analysis
5 16 (8.04%) ITIL
6 12 (6.03%) Scrum
7 11 (5.53%) Migration
8 10 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.03%) Logistics
8 10 (5.03%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (4.52%) Programme Management
10 8 (4.02%) Validation
10 8 (4.02%) Change Management
10 8 (4.02%) Service Management
11 7 (3.52%) Kimball Methodology
11 7 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (3.52%) ETL
11 7 (3.52%) Data Modelling
12 6 (3.02%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.02%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.02%) C#
2 3 (1.51%) Java
3 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (0.50%) SQL
3 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.55%) PMP
2 19 (9.55%) PMI Certification
3 15 (7.54%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.53%) DV Cleared
4 11 (5.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (4.02%) APMP
6 5 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.01%) HNC
7 4 (2.01%) HND
7 4 (2.01%) Degree
8 2 (1.01%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.51%) SLA
2 4 (2.01%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) BS25999
3 1 (0.50%) FATCA
System Software
1 8 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.02%) SCCM
2 2 (1.01%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (1.01%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.50%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.04%) Oracle
3 6 (3.02%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.01%) Remedy
4 4 (2.01%) Norkom
5 3 (1.51%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.51%) HP
5 3 (1.51%) SAP
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco
6 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.01%) Primavera
6 2 (1.01%) Minitab
6 2 (1.01%) VMware
7 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.50%) OPNET
7 1 (0.50%) Symantec
7 1 (0.50%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.50%) Citrix
7 1 (0.50%) Cognos
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