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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 11 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 95 75 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.54% 9.97% 8.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.52% 10.56% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 42
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£400 £425 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -21.61%
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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
759 710 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.22% 94.41% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 355 368
Average daily rate £368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.92% +7.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 53 54
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.33 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £38.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014, 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.

1 110 (48.03%) Project Management
2 96 (41.92%) Finance
3 79 (34.50%) PRINCE2
4 52 (22.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (16.16%) MS Project
6 29 (12.66%) Banking
6 29 (12.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 29 (12.66%) Security Cleared
7 26 (11.35%) MS Excel
8 25 (10.92%) Windows
8 25 (10.92%) PMI Certification
8 25 (10.92%) SC Cleared
8 25 (10.92%) Project Planning
9 24 (10.48%) Retail
10 21 (9.17%) PMP
11 19 (8.30%) Microsoft
12 17 (7.42%) Oracle
13 15 (6.55%) Migration
13 15 (6.55%) DV Cleared
14 14 (6.11%) Financial Institution
15 13 (5.68%) ITIL
15 13 (5.68%) Windows 7
16 12 (5.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (5.24%) Service Delivery
17 11 (4.80%) Change Management
17 11 (4.80%) E-Commerce
18 10 (4.37%) PRINCE
18 10 (4.37%) Supplier Management
19 9 (3.93%) Spanish Language
19 9 (3.93%) PMI

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 8 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.18%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.31%) Lync
4 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
5 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 37 (16.16%) MS Project
2 26 (11.35%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.49%) MS Office
4 5 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.31%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (1.31%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.31%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.87%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.93%) VoIP
2 7 (3.06%) ATM
2 7 (3.06%) Internet
3 6 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (2.62%) LAN
4 5 (2.18%) WAN
5 4 (1.75%) Intranet
6 2 (0.87%) SAN
7 1 (0.44%) Network Security
7 1 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.31%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 96 (41.92%) Finance
2 29 (12.66%) Banking
3 24 (10.48%) Retail
4 14 (6.11%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.93%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.75%) Advertising
6 4 (1.75%) Automotive
7 3 (1.31%) Legal
7 3 (1.31%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.62%) J2EE
2 3 (1.31%) .NET
3 2 (0.87%) Web Services
3 2 (0.87%) Middleware
4 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.93%) PMI
2 5 (2.18%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.31%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.31%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.31%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (0.87%) Handset
6 1 (0.44%) PKI
6 1 (0.44%) CCTV
6 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.44%) EPoS
6 1 (0.44%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.92%) Windows
2 13 (5.68%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.62%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.31%) UNIX
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.44%) Android
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (48.03%) Project Management
2 79 (34.50%) PRINCE2
3 52 (22.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (10.92%) Project Planning
5 15 (6.55%) Migration
6 13 (5.68%) ITIL
7 12 (5.24%) Service Delivery
8 11 (4.80%) Change Management
8 11 (4.80%) E-Commerce
9 10 (4.37%) PRINCE
9 10 (4.37%) Supplier Management
10 8 (3.49%) Programme Management
10 8 (3.49%) CRM
10 8 (3.49%) Business Analysis
10 8 (3.49%) Budget Control
11 7 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.06%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (3.06%) Logistics
12 5 (2.18%) Risk Management
12 5 (2.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.62%) Java
2 2 (0.87%) SQL
3 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (12.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 29 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.92%) SC Cleared
2 25 (10.92%) PMI Certification
3 21 (9.17%) PMP
4 15 (6.55%) DV Cleared
5 12 (5.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (3.49%) HNC
6 8 (3.49%) HND
7 4 (1.75%) Degree
7 4 (1.75%) APMP
8 2 (0.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.44%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (8.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.42%) Oracle
3 6 (2.62%) SAP
4 5 (2.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.87%) Websense
5 2 (0.87%) VMware
5 2 (0.87%) Cisco
5 2 (0.87%) IBM
6 1 (0.44%) Endeca
6 1 (0.44%) Wonderware
6 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.44%) IronPort
6 1 (0.44%) hybris
6 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.44%) Remedy
6 1 (0.44%) Primavera
6 1 (0.44%) Cognos
6 1 (0.44%) Unisys
6 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.44%) Sun
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