Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 21 24
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 127 126 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 9.63% 7.55% 6.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.45% 8.51% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 96 83
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £461 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £278 £255 £256
90th Percentile £600 £577 £499
South East median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £26.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.15% +20.98% +53.51%
10th Percentile £15.65 £26.65 £15.75
90th Percentile £29.50 £47.80 £29.28
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £31.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year -2.36% +17.59% -10.00%

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 1,109 1,480 1,979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 84.08% 88.68% 83.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 859 924
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -3.03%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £255
90th Percentile £563 £588 £530
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 82 93
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.28 £14.65 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.27% -12.06% +11.07%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.08 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.50 £42.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £26.31 £25.00 £23.14
% change year-on-year +5.25% +8.04% -4.48%

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019. 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 +13 87 £473 +6.84% 18
High Wycombe 0 16 £325 -1.52% 4
Chesham - 1 £400 - 1
Bletchley - 1 - -
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 48 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.71%) PRINCE2
3 38 (29.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (29.13%) Finance
5 25 (19.69%) Microsoft
6 19 (14.96%) Waterfall
7 16 (12.60%) Degree
7 16 (12.60%) ITIL
7 16 (12.60%) Analytics
7 16 (12.60%) Decision-Making
7 16 (12.60%) Public Sector
8 14 (11.02%) Service Management
8 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
9 13 (10.24%) Migration
10 12 (9.45%) SQL
10 12 (9.45%) Data Protection
10 12 (9.45%) Business Analysis
10 12 (9.45%) Project Delivery
11 11 (8.66%) PMO
11 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
11 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (8.66%) Linux
12 10 (7.87%) Oracle
12 10 (7.87%) CRM
12 10 (7.87%) Scrum
12 10 (7.87%) Project Planning
13 9 (7.09%) Mathematics
13 9 (7.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 9 (7.09%) Change Control
13 9 (7.09%) Unix

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 (5.51%) SAS
2 5 (3.94%) CMS
2 5 (3.94%) Drupal
3 3 (2.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.94%) Photoshop
4 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.57%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.57%) Infor CloudSuite
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.57%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (1.57%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.57%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.57%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.79%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.51%) Dynamics 365
1 7 (5.51%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.36%) AWS
2 3 (2.36%) Azure
2 3 (2.36%) Office 365
2 3 (2.36%) SaaS
3 2 (1.57%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.57%) Veeva
4 1 (0.79%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.79%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) Firewall
1 3 (2.36%) WAN
2 2 (1.57%) LAN
2 2 (1.57%) Network Security
2 2 (1.57%) PSTN
2 2 (1.57%) SAN
3 1 (0.79%) Broadband
3 1 (0.79%) HSRP
3 1 (0.79%) Intranet
3 1 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.57%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.79%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) JIRA
2 5 (3.94%) Postman
General
1 37 (29.13%) Finance
2 16 (12.60%) Public Sector
3 6 (4.72%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.94%) Marketing
5 4 (3.15%) Automotive
5 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.57%) Billing
6 2 (1.57%) Electronics
6 2 (1.57%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
7 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (37.80%) Project Manager
2 25 (19.69%) Analyst
3 13 (10.24%) IT Manager
3 13 (10.24%) IT Project Manager
4 12 (9.45%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.66%) Developer
6 10 (7.87%) Architect
7 7 (5.51%) Analyst Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Lead Analyst Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Lead Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Service Manager
7 7 (5.51%) Service Transition Manager
7 7 (5.51%) Transition Manager
8 5 (3.94%) Coordinator
8 5 (3.94%) Security Architect
9 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Project Administrator
9 4 (3.15%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (3.15%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) HTML
2 5 (3.94%) CSS
2 5 (3.94%) CSS3
2 5 (3.94%) HTML5
3 4 (3.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.57%) Middleware
5 1 (0.79%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.94%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.94%) Enterprise Cloud
2 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.15%) User Experience
4 3 (2.36%) PMI
4 3 (2.36%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.57%) Tandem
6 1 (0.79%) Blog
6 1 (0.79%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) EMV
6 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.66%) Linux
2 9 (7.09%) Unix
3 7 (5.51%) Windows
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.71%) PRINCE2
3 38 (29.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (14.96%) Waterfall
5 16 (12.60%) Analytics
5 16 (12.60%) Decision-Making
5 16 (12.60%) ITIL
6 14 (11.02%) Service Management
7 13 (10.24%) Migration
8 12 (9.45%) Business Analysis
8 12 (9.45%) Data Protection
8 12 (9.45%) Project Delivery
9 10 (7.87%) CRM
9 10 (7.87%) Project Planning
9 10 (7.87%) Scrum
10 9 (7.09%) Change Control
10 9 (7.09%) Mathematics
11 8 (6.30%) Workshop Facilitation
12 7 (5.51%) Case Management
12 7 (5.51%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.45%) SQL
2 6 (4.72%) Java
3 2 (1.57%) C
4 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) Degree
2 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (4.72%) ISEB
6 5 (3.94%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.94%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.94%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.36%) PMP
7 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.57%) APMP
8 2 (1.57%) CIPD
9 1 (0.79%) APMG
9 1 (0.79%) CAPM
9 1 (0.79%) IIBA
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) PMO
2 8 (6.30%) Data Quality
2 8 (6.30%) QA
3 6 (4.72%) GDPR
4 5 (3.94%) NIST
5 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.87%) Oracle
3 8 (6.30%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (5.51%) Google
4 7 (5.51%) Hotjar
4 7 (5.51%) Remedy
5 6 (4.72%) SAP
6 5 (3.94%) Apple
6 5 (3.94%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.94%) Yahoo!
7 4 (3.15%) Capita
8 2 (1.57%) BT
8 2 (1.57%) Dell
8 2 (1.57%) Epicor
8 2 (1.57%) Infor
8 2 (1.57%) Kronos
8 2 (1.57%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.57%) Workday
8 2 (1.57%) Zoho
9 1 (0.79%) White Clarke