The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 10 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 87 114 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.25% 14.11% 11.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.95% 14.65% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 61 44
Average daily rate £420 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £320 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +5.57%
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
672 778 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.65% 96.29% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 406 365
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £220
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 27 32 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.84 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 12 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 89 (39.91%) Project Management
2 76 (34.08%) PRINCE2
3 63 (28.25%) Finance
4 42 (18.83%) Banking
5 41 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (11.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 25 (11.21%) Microsoft
9 24 (10.76%) Security Cleared
10 23 (10.31%) Retail
10 23 (10.31%) Change Management
11 22 (9.87%) SC Cleared
12 21 (9.42%) ITIL
13 20 (8.97%) Migration
14 18 (8.07%) MS Project
15 16 (7.17%) Project Planning
16 15 (6.73%) Windows
16 15 (6.73%) MS Excel
16 15 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (6.73%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (6.73%) Risk Assessment
17 14 (6.28%) DV Cleared
17 14 (6.28%) Project Governance
17 14 (6.28%) Data Centre
18 13 (5.83%) PMI Certification
19 12 (5.38%) Risk Management
20 11 (4.93%) PMP
21 10 (4.48%) Oracle
21 10 (4.48%) Change Control
21 10 (4.48%) Waterfall

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.45%) CMS
2 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (8.07%) MS Project
2 15 (6.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.90%) MS Office
6 1 (0.45%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Primavera
1 4 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.73%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (3.59%) ATM
3 6 (2.69%) WAN
4 5 (2.24%) Network Security
5 4 (1.79%) Wireless
6 3 (1.35%) Firewall
6 3 (1.35%) Intranet
7 2 (0.90%) LAN
7 2 (0.90%) SAN
8 1 (0.45%) DNS
8 1 (0.45%) FTP
8 1 (0.45%) Internet
8 1 (0.45%) ISDN
8 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.45%) PSTN
8 1 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.45%) SSL
8 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.45%) VoIP
8 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.35%) Big Data
3 3 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.45%) GIS
4 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.45%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
General
1 63 (28.25%) Finance
2 42 (18.83%) Banking
3 23 (10.31%) Retail
4 9 (4.04%) Automotive
4 9 (4.04%) Marketing
5 5 (2.24%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.79%) Advertising
6 4 (1.79%) Electronics
6 4 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.90%) German Language
7 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.79%) WAP
2 2 (0.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.28%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.24%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.35%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.90%) PMI
5 2 (0.90%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.45%) Clustering
6 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.73%) Windows
2 6 (2.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.35%) Linux
3 3 (1.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.90%) AIX
4 2 (0.90%) Solaris
4 2 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (39.91%) Project Management
2 76 (34.08%) PRINCE2
3 41 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (10.31%) Change Management
6 21 (9.42%) ITIL
7 20 (8.97%) Migration
8 16 (7.17%) Project Planning
9 15 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (6.73%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (6.28%) Project Governance
11 12 (5.38%) Risk Management
12 10 (4.48%) Change Control
12 10 (4.48%) People Management
12 10 (4.48%) Waterfall
13 9 (4.04%) Logistics
14 8 (3.59%) Business Analysis
14 8 (3.59%) E-Commerce
14 8 (3.59%) SDLC
15 7 (3.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.79%) Java
2 2 (0.90%) SQL
3 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (11.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 24 (10.76%) Security Cleared
3 22 (9.87%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.28%) DV Cleared
5 13 (5.83%) PMI Certification
6 11 (4.93%) PMP
7 9 (4.04%) HNC
7 9 (4.04%) HND
8 8 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (2.69%) APMP
10 5 (2.24%) Degree
11 2 (0.90%) ISEB
11 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.90%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.59%) SLA
2 5 (2.24%) QA
3 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.45%) FATCA
4 1 (0.45%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.48%) Oracle
3 8 (3.59%) SAP
4 6 (2.69%) VMware
5 5 (2.24%) Cisco
6 4 (1.79%) Aruba
7 3 (1.35%) Citrix
7 3 (1.35%) Informatica
8 2 (0.90%) 3PAR
8 2 (0.90%) Brocade
8 2 (0.90%) EMC
8 2 (0.90%) HP
8 2 (0.90%) IBM
8 2 (0.90%) NetApp
8 2 (0.90%) Tableau
9 1 (0.45%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.45%) F5
9 1 (0.45%) ILOG
9 1 (0.45%) IronPort
9 1 (0.45%) ServiceNow
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