Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 18 7
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 139 156 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 6.49% 8.20% 12.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.77% 9.73% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 95 152
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £415 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% - +10.67%
10th Percentile £255 £285 £301
90th Percentile £538 £581 £505
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £28.00 £16.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.70% -72.50% +179.07%
South East median hourly rate £26.93 £28.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% -36.67% +63.64%

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 1,788 1,603 1,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.47% 84.28% 84.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 777 897
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £260 £257 £260
90th Percentile £550 £563 £527
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 53 42
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.85% -0.77%
10th Percentile £10.45 £9.51 £10.78
90th Percentile £47.60 £54.75 £44.43
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year -4.44% -17.43% +26.45%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -16 103 £425 +2.41% 24
High Wycombe -4 10 £500 +53.85% 3
Aylesbury - 3 £525 - 3
Buckingham - 1 £451 -
Amersham - 1 - -
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 45 (32.37%) Finance
2 41 (29.50%) Microsoft
3 34 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (22.30%) Security Cleared
4 31 (22.30%) PRINCE2
5 29 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (20.14%) SC Cleared
7 27 (19.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (16.55%) Microsoft Office
9 21 (15.11%) PMO
10 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Project
11 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Excel
11 18 (12.95%) Degree
11 18 (12.95%) Retail
12 17 (12.23%) ITIL
12 17 (12.23%) Linux
13 15 (10.79%) Oracle
13 15 (10.79%) CRM
13 15 (10.79%) Business Analysis
14 14 (10.07%) Matrix Organization
14 14 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (9.35%) APMP
15 13 (9.35%) Banking
15 13 (9.35%) SharePoint
16 12 (8.63%) IBM
16 12 (8.63%) Programme Management
16 12 (8.63%) Change Management
16 12 (8.63%) JIRA
17 11 (7.91%) DV Cleared
18 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 13 (9.35%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.32%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (4.32%) CMS
3 5 (3.60%) Confluence
3 5 (3.60%) MS Project Server
4 4 (2.88%) Drupal
4 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.16%) IIS
6 2 (1.44%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.72%) Apache
7 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.72%) SAS
7 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (16.55%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Project
3 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (7.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (6.47%) MS Visio
6 6 (4.32%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.72%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.72%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.72%) Revit
7 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) Office 365
1 6 (4.32%) OpenShift
2 5 (3.60%) PaaS
3 4 (2.88%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) SAN
2 2 (1.44%) Firewall
2 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.72%) DHCP
3 1 (0.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) Big Data
2 4 (2.88%) DB2
3 3 (2.16%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.44%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.44%) HBase
4 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.44%) MySQL
4 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.72%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.72%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.72%) Power BI
5 1 (0.72%) SAS EBI
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.63%) JIRA
2 8 (5.76%) GitLab
3 5 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.60%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.44%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (32.37%) Finance
2 18 (12.95%) Retail
3 13 (9.35%) Banking
4 4 (2.88%) Marketing
4 4 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.16%) Advertising
5 3 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.44%) Law
6 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
7 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (32.37%) Project Manager
2 21 (15.11%) Analyst
3 12 (8.63%) Developer
4 11 (7.91%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.47%) Administrator
6 8 (5.76%) Digital Project Manager
7 7 (5.04%) Architect
8 6 (4.32%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.32%) Technical Manager
9 5 (3.60%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Service Manager
9 5 (3.60%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.60%) Technical Project Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Transition Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Web Administrator
10 4 (2.88%) Contracts Manager
10 4 (2.88%) IT Manager
10 4 (2.88%) Junior
10 4 (2.88%) Project Planner
10 4 (2.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.04%) .NET
2 5 (3.60%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.88%) .NET Core
3 4 (2.88%) RESTful
3 4 (2.88%) Web Services
4 3 (2.16%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.44%) Kafka
5 2 (1.44%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.72%) HTML
6 1 (0.72%) J2EE
6 1 (0.72%) LDAP
6 1 (0.72%) REST
6 1 (0.72%) Swagger
6 1 (0.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.04%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.88%) FMCG
4 4 (2.88%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.16%) CCTV
5 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.44%) Social Media
7 1 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.72%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) Fintech
7 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.72%) iSeries
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.23%) Linux
2 8 (5.76%) Windows
3 6 (4.32%) Solaris
3 6 (4.32%) Unix
4 3 (2.16%) AIX
4 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.44%) zOS
6 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.30%) PRINCE2
3 27 (19.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (12.23%) ITIL
5 15 (10.79%) Business Analysis
5 15 (10.79%) CRM
6 14 (10.07%) Matrix Organization
6 14 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (8.63%) Change Management
7 12 (8.63%) Programme Management
8 10 (7.19%) Portfolio Management
9 9 (6.47%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (5.76%) E-Commerce
10 8 (5.76%) Logistics
10 8 (5.76%) Process Improvement
10 8 (5.76%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.04%) Decision-Making
11 7 (5.04%) Scrum
11 7 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.76%) SQL
2 6 (4.32%) Perl
2 6 (4.32%) Python
3 3 (2.16%) Java
4 2 (1.44%) Scala
5 1 (0.72%) C#
5 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.72%) JCL
5 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (22.30%) Security Cleared
2 28 (20.14%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.95%) Degree
4 13 (9.35%) APMP
5 11 (7.91%) DV Cleared
6 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.88%) HNC
9 4 (2.88%) HND
9 4 (2.88%) MCP
9 4 (2.88%) MCSE
10 3 (2.16%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.16%) PMP
10 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.44%) ACCA
11 2 (1.44%) APMG
11 2 (1.44%) CIPD
11 2 (1.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.11%) PMO
2 7 (5.04%) GDPR
3 4 (2.88%) P3O
3 4 (2.88%) SLA
4 3 (2.16%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.44%) IFRS
5 2 (1.44%) QA
6 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.72%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.72%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.16%) XenApp
3 2 (1.44%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.44%) HDFS
3 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) Ansible
2 3 (2.16%) Kibana
3 2 (1.44%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 41 (29.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.79%) Oracle
3 12 (8.63%) IBM
4 6 (4.32%) NetApp
4 6 (4.32%) Remedy
5 5 (3.60%) HP
5 5 (3.60%) SAP
5 5 (3.60%) VMware
6 4 (2.88%) Cisco
6 4 (2.88%) Citrix
7 3 (2.16%) 3PAR
7 3 (2.16%) Brocade
7 3 (2.16%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.16%) EMC
7 3 (2.16%) Hortonworks
7 3 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.72%) Netezza
8 1 (0.72%) Pardot
8 1 (0.72%) ReadSoft
8 1 (0.72%) Tableau