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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 14 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 61 90 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.21% 10.69% 11.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.68% 10.95% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 63 65
Median daily rate £420 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £353 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £480 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.33%
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
630 822 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.17% 97.62% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 470 506
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 40
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +29.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.34 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £20.00 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 85 (47.49%) Project Management
2 70 (39.11%) PRINCE2
3 48 (26.82%) Finance
4 44 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (22.91%) Banking
6 39 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (16.20%) Retail
8 25 (13.97%) Migration
9 22 (12.29%) Microsoft
9 22 (12.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 19 (10.61%) MS Excel
10 19 (10.61%) Security Cleared
11 18 (10.06%) Waterfall
11 18 (10.06%) SC Cleared
12 16 (8.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 15 (8.38%) Business Analysis
13 15 (8.38%) Project Governance
13 15 (8.38%) MS Project
13 15 (8.38%) E-Commerce
14 14 (7.82%) Oracle
14 14 (7.82%) Windows
15 13 (7.26%) Data Centre
16 12 (6.70%) Change Management
16 12 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (6.15%) Citrix
18 10 (5.59%) DevOps
18 10 (5.59%) Marketing
18 10 (5.59%) DV Cleared
18 10 (5.59%) ITIL
19 9 (5.03%) SAP

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 (3.35%) SharePoint
1 6 (3.35%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.23%) Confluence
2 4 (2.23%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.38%) MS Project
3 8 (4.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.35%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.35%) ProjectWise
5 2 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.56%) Maximo
2 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.03%) Internet
2 7 (3.91%) Firewall
3 6 (3.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (3.35%) DNS
3 6 (3.35%) FTP
3 6 (3.35%) NetScaler
3 6 (3.35%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (3.35%) SAN
3 6 (3.35%) SSL
3 6 (3.35%) VPN
4 5 (2.79%) Skype
5 4 (2.23%) WAN
6 3 (1.68%) MPLS
6 3 (1.68%) Network Security
7 2 (1.12%) ATM
7 2 (1.12%) LAN
8 1 (0.56%) ISDN
8 1 (0.56%) PSTN
8 1 (0.56%) VoIP
8 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.23%) Big Data
3 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (3.35%) JIRA
2 4 (2.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 48 (26.82%) Finance
2 41 (22.91%) Banking
3 29 (16.20%) Retail
4 10 (5.59%) Marketing
5 8 (4.47%) Automotive
5 8 (4.47%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.91%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.35%) Electronics
8 4 (2.23%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.23%) Middleware
2 3 (1.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.26%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.03%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.35%) User Experience
4 5 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.68%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.12%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.56%) FMCG
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) PACS
7 1 (0.56%) PKI
7 1 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.82%) Windows
2 4 (2.23%) Windows 10
2 4 (2.23%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.68%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.12%) Android
4 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (47.49%) Project Management
2 70 (39.11%) PRINCE2
3 44 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (13.97%) Migration
6 18 (10.06%) Waterfall
7 15 (8.38%) Business Analysis
7 15 (8.38%) E-Commerce
7 15 (8.38%) Project Governance
8 12 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (6.70%) Change Management
9 10 (5.59%) DevOps
9 10 (5.59%) ITIL
10 9 (5.03%) Agile Project Management
10 9 (5.03%) Scrum
11 8 (4.47%) Data Migration
12 7 (3.91%) Logistics
12 7 (3.91%) PRINCE
12 7 (3.91%) Project Planning
12 7 (3.91%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.12%) SQL
2 1 (0.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (12.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 19 (10.61%) Security Cleared
3 18 (10.06%) SC Cleared
4 16 (8.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (5.59%) DV Cleared
6 8 (4.47%) PMP
7 6 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.35%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.12%) Degree
9 1 (0.56%) APMP
9 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.56%) GSAE
9 1 (0.56%) HNC
9 1 (0.56%) HND
9 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (3.35%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.82%) Oracle
3 11 (6.15%) Citrix
4 9 (5.03%) SAP
5 7 (3.91%) CheckPoint
6 6 (3.35%) Blue Coat
6 6 (3.35%) Cisco
6 6 (3.35%) F5
6 6 (3.35%) IronPort
6 6 (3.35%) VMware
7 4 (2.23%) IBM
8 1 (0.56%) Concur
8 1 (0.56%) EMC
8 1 (0.56%) HP
8 1 (0.56%) Informatica
8 1 (0.56%) NEC
8 1 (0.56%) Tableau
8 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
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