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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 26 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 32 116 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.26% 12.66% 11.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.80% 13.35% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 62 67
Median daily rate £413 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £339 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £461 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £37.05 £41.13
% change year-on-year
-15.65% -9.90%
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
552 869 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.79% 94.87% 96.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 403 477
Median daily rate £413 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 53 67
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 42 (46.15%) Project Management
2 32 (35.16%) Finance
3 30 (32.97%) PRINCE2
4 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
6 21 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (19.78%) Security Cleared
8 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
9 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 14 (15.38%) MS Project
10 13 (14.29%) ITIL
10 13 (14.29%) Banking
11 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (13.19%) Waterfall
12 11 (12.09%) Retail
12 11 (12.09%) Logistics
13 9 (9.89%) APMP
14 8 (8.79%) Migration
14 8 (8.79%) MS Office
14 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
14 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (8.79%) DV Cleared
14 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
15 7 (7.69%) Java
15 7 (7.69%) Mainframe
16 6 (6.59%) Scrum
16 6 (6.59%) Oracle
16 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification

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 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.49%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.30%) IIS
4 2 (2.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 14 (15.38%) MS Project
2 8 (8.79%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.10%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.10%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) ATM
2 3 (3.30%) SAN
3 2 (2.20%) VoIP
3 2 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.10%) Internet
4 1 (1.10%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.10%) MPLS
4 1 (1.10%) Network Security
4 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) DB2
2 2 (2.20%) Big Data
3 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 32 (35.16%) Finance
2 13 (14.29%) Banking
3 11 (12.09%) Retail
4 6 (6.59%) Marketing
5 4 (4.40%) Automotive
6 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.20%) Electronics
7 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.20%) Local Government
7 2 (2.20%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) Java EE
1 2 (2.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.40%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (4.40%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.30%) PMI
5 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) FMCG
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.10%) PACS
6 1 (1.10%) Tandem
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Linux
1 4 (4.40%) Solaris
1 4 (4.40%) Unix
1 4 (4.40%) Windows
1 4 (4.40%) Windows 10
2 3 (3.30%) zOS
3 1 (1.10%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.15%) Project Management
2 30 (32.97%) PRINCE2
3 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.29%) ITIL
6 12 (13.19%) Waterfall
7 11 (12.09%) Logistics
8 8 (8.79%) Migration
8 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
10 6 (6.59%) Agile Project Management
10 6 (6.59%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 6 (6.59%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.59%) Scrum
11 5 (5.49%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.49%) Process Improvement
11 5 (5.49%) Project Governance
11 5 (5.49%) Release Management
12 4 (4.40%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (1.10%) COBOL
2 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (19.78%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (9.89%) APMP
5 8 (8.79%) DV Cleared
5 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.10%) Degree
8 1 (1.10%) GSAE
8 1 (1.10%) HNC
8 1 (1.10%) HND
8 1 (1.10%) ISEB
8 1 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) Citrix
3 4 (4.40%) IBM
4 3 (3.30%) SAP
4 3 (3.30%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.20%) hybris
6 1 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.10%) NEC
6 1 (1.10%) Northgate