The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 11 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 93 90 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.56% 11.21% 14.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.09% 11.70% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 41 82
Median daily rate £440 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -2.77%
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
660 769 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.21% 95.77% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 395 493
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 47
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £40.00 £18.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Milton Keynes region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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 Project Manager across the Milton Keynes region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 83 (47.43%) Project Management
2 66 (37.71%) PRINCE2
3 48 (27.43%) Finance
4 36 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (18.29%) Banking
7 27 (15.43%) Retail
8 24 (13.71%) Migration
9 17 (9.71%) Microsoft
10 16 (9.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 16 (9.14%) MS Excel
10 16 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (9.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 15 (8.57%) Security Cleared
11 15 (8.57%) MS Project
12 14 (8.00%) Oracle
12 14 (8.00%) E-Commerce
12 14 (8.00%) SC Cleared
12 14 (8.00%) Project Governance
12 14 (8.00%) Data Centre
13 13 (7.43%) Business Analysis
14 12 (6.86%) Waterfall
14 12 (6.86%) Change Management
15 11 (6.29%) Windows
16 10 (5.71%) PMP
16 10 (5.71%) PMI Certification
16 10 (5.71%) DevOps
17 9 (5.14%) Data Migration
17 9 (5.14%) SAP
18 8 (4.57%) Configuration Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
1 6 (3.43%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.29%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.57%) MS Project
3 6 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.43%) ProjectWise
4 4 (2.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Maximo
2 1 (0.57%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.57%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.57%) Internet
2 7 (4.00%) Firewall
3 6 (3.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (3.43%) DNS
3 6 (3.43%) FTP
3 6 (3.43%) NetScaler
3 6 (3.43%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (3.43%) SAN
3 6 (3.43%) SSL
3 6 (3.43%) VPN
4 5 (2.86%) Skype
4 5 (2.86%) WAN
5 4 (2.29%) ATM
6 3 (1.71%) Network Security
7 2 (1.14%) ISDN
7 2 (1.14%) LAN
7 2 (1.14%) MPLS
7 2 (1.14%) PSTN
8 1 (0.57%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.86%) Big Data
3 4 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.57%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 48 (27.43%) Finance
2 32 (18.29%) Banking
3 27 (15.43%) Retail
4 8 (4.57%) Automotive
5 7 (4.00%) Marketing
6 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.29%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.71%) Electronics
8 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) German Language
9 1 (0.57%) Law
9 1 (0.57%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.29%) Middleware
2 1 (0.57%) Web Services
2 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.86%) User Experience
3 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.14%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.14%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.14%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.57%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.57%) PKI
5 1 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.29%) Windows
2 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
2 4 (2.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.57%) Linux
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (47.43%) Project Management
2 66 (37.71%) PRINCE2
3 36 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (13.71%) Migration
6 16 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 14 (8.00%) Project Governance
8 13 (7.43%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.86%) Change Management
9 12 (6.86%) Waterfall
10 10 (5.71%) DevOps
11 9 (5.14%) Data Migration
12 8 (4.57%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.57%) Logistics
13 7 (4.00%) ERP
13 7 (4.00%) Resource Management
13 7 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (4.00%) Scrum
14 6 (3.43%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.71%) SQL
2 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (9.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 16 (9.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 15 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.71%) PMI Certification
4 10 (5.71%) PMP
5 7 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.14%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.57%) APMP
7 1 (0.57%) Degree
7 1 (0.57%) HNC
7 1 (0.57%) HND
7 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.71%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.71%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) SEPA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (9.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.00%) Oracle
3 9 (5.14%) SAP
4 7 (4.00%) Citrix
5 6 (3.43%) Blue Coat
5 6 (3.43%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.43%) Cisco
5 6 (3.43%) F5
5 6 (3.43%) IronPort
6 4 (2.29%) VMware
7 3 (1.71%) IBM
7 3 (1.71%) Informatica
8 2 (1.14%) Tableau
9 1 (0.57%) Cognos
9 1 (0.57%) Concur
9 1 (0.57%) EMC
9 1 (0.57%) HP
9 1 (0.57%) ILOG