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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 12 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 86 107 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.44% 11.80% 9.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.82% 12.86% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 67 32
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
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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
795 832 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.48% 91.73% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 498 292
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 56
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 93 (44.71%) Project Management
2 82 (39.42%) Finance
3 66 (31.73%) PRINCE2
4 46 (22.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (18.27%) MS Project
6 35 (16.83%) Windows
7 28 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (12.98%) Banking
9 26 (12.50%) Retail
9 26 (12.50%) Project Planning
10 24 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 21 (10.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 21 (10.10%) SC Cleared
11 21 (10.10%) Security Cleared
11 21 (10.10%) Data Centre
12 19 (9.13%) Migration
12 19 (9.13%) MS Excel
13 17 (8.17%) Active Directory
13 17 (8.17%) Change Management
13 17 (8.17%) Logistics
14 16 (7.69%) Financial Institution
15 14 (6.73%) Windows 7
16 13 (6.25%) SCCM
16 13 (6.25%) Waterfall
16 13 (6.25%) PRINCE
16 13 (6.25%) ITIL
17 12 (5.77%) SharePoint
17 12 (5.77%) ATM
17 12 (5.77%) APMP
18 11 (5.29%) Windows 2000 Server

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.96%) CMS
3 2 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.48%) Lync
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 38 (18.27%) MS Project
2 19 (9.13%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.33%) MS Office
4 5 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.37%) Primavera
2 5 (2.40%) Agresso
3 3 (1.44%) assyst
4 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.48%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.48%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.77%) ATM
2 8 (3.85%) SAN
3 6 (2.88%) Structured Cabling
4 4 (1.92%) LAN
4 4 (1.92%) Internet
4 4 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.96%) Network Security
5 2 (0.96%) Firewall
5 2 (0.96%) WAN
5 2 (0.96%) Intranet
6 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.96%) Big Data
4 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.48%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Yeoman
General
1 82 (39.42%) Finance
2 27 (12.98%) Banking
3 26 (12.50%) Retail
4 16 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 9 (4.33%) Marketing
6 8 (3.85%) Automotive
7 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.92%) German Language
8 4 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.44%) Advertising
10 2 (0.96%) Electronics
11 1 (0.48%) Legal
11 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.44%) .NET
1 3 (1.44%) Middleware
2 2 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.10%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.40%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.40%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (1.44%) Credit Risk
4 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.96%) Learning Management System
4 2 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (0.96%) NHS
4 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
4 2 (0.96%) DTV
4 2 (0.96%) GIS
4 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.96%) E-Learning
4 2 (0.96%) CCTV
5 1 (0.48%) Derivative
5 1 (0.48%) Economics
5 1 (0.48%) Handset
5 1 (0.48%) Clustering
5 1 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.83%) Windows
2 14 (6.73%) Windows 7
3 11 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (5.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 8 (3.85%) UNIX
5 4 (1.92%) AIX
5 4 (1.92%) Solaris
5 4 (1.92%) Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (44.71%) Project Management
2 66 (31.73%) PRINCE2
3 46 (22.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 19 (9.13%) Migration
7 17 (8.17%) Logistics
7 17 (8.17%) Change Management
8 13 (6.25%) ITIL
8 13 (6.25%) PRINCE
8 13 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 11 (5.29%) E-Commerce
10 10 (4.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (3.85%) Change Control
11 8 (3.85%) RAD
11 8 (3.85%) DSDM
11 8 (3.85%) Software Engineering
12 7 (3.37%) Programme Management
12 7 (3.37%) CRM
12 7 (3.37%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.44%) Java
2 2 (0.96%) C
3 1 (0.48%) C#
3 1 (0.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (10.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 21 (10.10%) SC Cleared
1 21 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.77%) APMP
3 10 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.88%) HNC
5 6 (2.88%) HND
5 6 (2.88%) Degree
6 3 (1.44%) PMP
7 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.88%) SLA
2 3 (1.44%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) PMBOK
System Software
1 17 (8.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.88%) SAP
3 5 (2.40%) Oracle
3 5 (2.40%) HP
3 5 (2.40%) Citrix
4 4 (1.92%) Brocade
4 4 (1.92%) 3PAR
4 4 (1.92%) NetApp
4 4 (1.92%) EMC
4 4 (1.92%) IBM
5 2 (0.96%) Lotus
5 2 (0.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.48%) Sage
6 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.48%) RightFax
6 1 (0.48%) Informatica
6 1 (0.48%) JDA
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe
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