Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 24 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 132 173 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.64% 7.32% 8.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.75% 8.87% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 85 103
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £255 £265 £219
90th Percentile £578 £500 £515
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £36.00 £27.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +0.93% -40.56%
10th Percentile £31.45 £15.75 £16.63
90th Percentile £47.80 £30.38 £58.03
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £26.93 £28.75
% change year-on-year +20.67% -6.32% -14.18%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,509 1,950 1,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.38% 82.45% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 916 805
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -1.37% +8.15%
10th Percentile £250 £252 £235
90th Percentile £575 £537 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 94 65
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.47 £16.58 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.76% +10.53% -7.06%
10th Percentile £10.37 £9.51 £9.41
90th Percentile £37.55 £48.75 £44.60
South East median hourly rate £27.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.33% -10.00% -

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Buckinghamshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Buckinghamshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Buckinghamshire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Buckinghamshire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Management in Buckinghamshire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 94 £438 - 23
High Wycombe 0 21 £330 -16.46% 10
Marlow -3 2 £425 +6.25% 1
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 57 (43.18%) PRINCE2
2 51 (38.64%) Finance
3 45 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (29.55%) Microsoft
5 29 (21.97%) Security Cleared
6 24 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 24 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (16.67%) APMP
8 21 (15.91%) ITIL
8 21 (15.91%) Microsoft Project
9 20 (15.15%) SC Cleared
10 19 (14.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 19 (14.39%) Microsoft Office
11 18 (13.64%) Project Planning
12 17 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (12.12%) Waterfall
13 16 (12.12%) Service Management
14 15 (11.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (11.36%) Oracle
14 15 (11.36%) PMO
15 14 (10.61%) Degree
16 13 (9.85%) Business Analysis
16 13 (9.85%) ISEB
16 13 (9.85%) Service Delivery
16 13 (9.85%) Management Information System
17 11 (8.33%) Problem Management
18 10 (7.58%) Marketing
18 10 (7.58%) Change Management
18 10 (7.58%) Mobile App

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 7 (5.30%) CMS
2 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.03%) Drupal
3 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.76%) Confluence
5 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (15.91%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (14.39%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Primavera
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.76%) IaaS
3 1 (0.76%) PaaS
3 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) SAN
2 1 (0.76%) Firewall
2 1 (0.76%) Intranet
2 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.27%) DB2
1 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) Big Data
2 2 (1.52%) Data Lake
2 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) GitLab
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) LSMW
General
1 51 (38.64%) Finance
2 15 (11.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (7.58%) Marketing
4 7 (5.30%) Retail
5 5 (3.79%) Banking
6 4 (3.03%) Legal
7 3 (2.27%) Automotive
7 3 (2.27%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.76%) German Language
9 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.76%) Publishing
9 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (46.97%) Project Manager
2 18 (13.64%) Analyst
3 17 (12.88%) IT Manager
4 13 (9.85%) Service Manager
5 11 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 11 (8.33%) Senior Manager
6 7 (5.30%) Project Officer
7 6 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
7 6 (4.55%) Transition Manager
8 5 (3.79%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 5 (3.79%) Junior
8 5 (3.79%) Project Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (3.79%) Senior Service Manager
8 5 (3.79%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) Compliance Manager
9 4 (3.03%) Junior Project Manager
9 4 (3.03%) Project Support Officer
9 4 (3.03%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.06%) HTML
2 6 (4.55%) CSS
3 4 (3.03%) .NET
4 3 (2.27%) LDAP
5 1 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.76%) HTML5
5 1 (0.76%) Kafka
5 1 (0.76%) LAMP
5 1 (0.76%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) SOAP
5 1 (0.76%) Web Services
5 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.85%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.58%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.55%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.79%) Life Science
6 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.27%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.27%) User Experience
8 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.52%) PMI
8 2 (1.52%) Tandem
9 1 (0.76%) CCTV
9 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.76%) EPoS
9 1 (0.76%) NHS
9 1 (0.76%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.55%) Windows
2 5 (3.79%) Linux
3 4 (3.03%) Solaris
3 4 (3.03%) Unix
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.76%) AIX
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.18%) PRINCE2
2 45 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (15.91%) ITIL
5 18 (13.64%) Project Planning
6 17 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (12.12%) Service Management
7 16 (12.12%) Waterfall
8 13 (9.85%) Business Analysis
8 13 (9.85%) Service Delivery
9 11 (8.33%) Problem Management
10 10 (7.58%) Change Management
10 10 (7.58%) Matrix Organization
11 9 (6.82%) Customer-Centricity
11 9 (6.82%) SDLC
11 9 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (6.06%) Matrix Management
12 8 (6.06%) Validation
12 8 (6.06%) Workshop Facilitation
13 7 (5.30%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.03%) SQL
2 2 (1.52%) Java
3 1 (0.76%) C#
3 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.76%) PHP
3 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.76%) Python
3 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (21.97%) Security Cleared
2 24 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 22 (16.67%) APMP
4 20 (15.15%) SC Cleared
5 19 (14.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (10.61%) Degree
7 13 (9.85%) ISEB
8 9 (6.82%) HNC
8 9 (6.82%) HND
9 5 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.79%) PMI Certification
9 5 (3.79%) PMP
10 2 (1.52%) CISSP
10 2 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.52%) MCP
10 2 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.76%) CISM
11 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.36%) PMO
2 6 (4.55%) SLA
3 5 (3.79%) GxP
4 4 (3.03%) QA
5 1 (0.76%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.76%) GDPR
5 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.76%) P3O
5 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) HDFS
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (0.76%) Kibana
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 39 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.36%) Oracle
3 6 (4.55%) SAP
4 4 (3.03%) Planview
4 4 (3.03%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.27%) VMware
6 2 (1.52%) Avaya
6 2 (1.52%) Citrix
6 2 (1.52%) HP
6 2 (1.52%) Ivanti
6 2 (1.52%) NetApp
7 1 (0.76%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe
7 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco
7 1 (0.76%) IBM
7 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.76%) Twitter
7 1 (0.76%) Wyse