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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 10 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 111 73 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.36% 10.12% 8.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.11% 10.91% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 39 32
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£400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £39.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.46%
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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
847 669 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.32% 92.79% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 338 228
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 61 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 29 December 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 29 December 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 90 (43.48%) Project Management
2 73 (35.27%) PRINCE2
3 72 (34.78%) Finance
4 51 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (14.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 26 (12.56%) Security Cleared
6 26 (12.56%) MS Project
7 25 (12.08%) SC Cleared
8 22 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (10.14%) Windows
10 18 (8.70%) Retail
11 15 (7.25%) Project Planning
11 15 (7.25%) Microsoft
12 14 (6.76%) HNC
12 14 (6.76%) HND
12 14 (6.76%) Risk Management
12 14 (6.76%) Service Delivery
13 13 (6.28%) Migration
13 13 (6.28%) Oracle
13 13 (6.28%) E-Commerce
13 13 (6.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (6.28%) PMI Certification
14 12 (5.80%) Banking
14 12 (5.80%) DV Cleared
14 12 (5.80%) SharePoint
15 11 (5.31%) MS Excel
15 11 (5.31%) PRINCE
16 10 (4.83%) ITIL
16 10 (4.83%) Business Analysis
17 9 (4.35%) Supplier Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 12 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.90%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.48%) SAS
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.48%) Lync
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (12.56%) MS Project
2 11 (5.31%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.97%) MS Office
6 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.42%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.45%) assyst
2 3 (1.45%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.97%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.97%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.48%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (1.93%) WAN
3 3 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.97%) ATM
4 2 (0.97%) LAN
4 2 (0.97%) Wireless
4 2 (0.97%) Intranet
4 2 (0.97%) Network Security
5 1 (0.48%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.48%) SDH
5 1 (0.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Toad
General
1 72 (34.78%) Finance
2 18 (8.70%) Retail
3 12 (5.80%) Banking
4 6 (2.90%) Legal
4 6 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.90%) Advertising
5 5 (2.42%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.93%) Marketing
7 3 (1.45%) Back Office
8 2 (0.97%) German Language
8 2 (0.97%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.48%) Automotive
9 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.86%) Middleware
2 2 (0.97%) SAP CO-PA
2 2 (0.97%) J2EE
2 2 (0.97%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) .NET
3 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.38%) PMI
1 7 (3.38%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.42%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.45%) PKI
3 3 (1.45%) Data Conversion
4 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
4 2 (0.97%) Replication
5 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.48%) CCTV
5 1 (0.48%) SCADA
5 1 (0.48%) Handset
5 1 (0.48%) EPoS
5 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.48%) FMCG
5 1 (0.48%) iPhone
5 1 (0.48%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.14%) Windows
2 9 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
3 6 (2.90%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.48%) Android
7 1 (0.48%) Linux
7 1 (0.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (43.48%) Project Management
2 73 (35.27%) PRINCE2
3 51 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (7.25%) Project Planning
6 14 (6.76%) Risk Management
6 14 (6.76%) Service Delivery
7 13 (6.28%) E-Commerce
7 13 (6.28%) Migration
8 11 (5.31%) PRINCE
9 10 (4.83%) ITIL
9 10 (4.83%) Business Analysis
10 9 (4.35%) Supplier Management
10 9 (4.35%) Change Management
11 7 (3.38%) CRM
11 7 (3.38%) Scrum
11 7 (3.38%) Programme Management
12 6 (2.90%) Line Management
13 5 (2.42%) Service Management
14 4 (1.93%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.97%) Java
1 2 (0.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (14.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 26 (12.56%) Security Cleared
3 25 (12.08%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.76%) HNC
4 14 (6.76%) HND
5 13 (6.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (6.28%) PMI Certification
6 12 (5.80%) DV Cleared
7 9 (4.35%) PMP
8 3 (1.45%) Degree
9 1 (0.48%) ISEB
9 1 (0.48%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.45%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) BS15000
System Software
1 5 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.42%) SCOM
2 2 (0.97%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.97%) SCCM
3 1 (0.48%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 15 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.28%) Oracle
3 6 (2.90%) SAP
3 6 (2.90%) CheckPoint
4 5 (2.42%) VMware
5 4 (1.93%) HP
6 3 (1.45%) Symantec
6 3 (1.45%) IronPort
7 2 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.97%) Citrix
7 2 (0.97%) Cognos
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco
7 2 (0.97%) IBM
8 1 (0.48%) Adobe
8 1 (0.48%) Progress
8 1 (0.48%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.48%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.48%) Informatica
8 1 (0.48%) Apple
8 1 (0.48%) EMC