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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 17 6 14
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 81 136 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.93% 13.20% 10.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.60% 15.70% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 72 58
Median daily rate £425 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £313 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £512 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.75 £60.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.41% +124.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £60.00 £26.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £60.00 £27.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.13% +39.42%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 844 866 967
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.66% 84.08% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 457 472
Median daily rate £401 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.31% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £13.57 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 74 £425 - 12
High Wycombe +4 3 £215 - 4
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 68 (44.44%) Finance
2 61 (39.87%) PRINCE2
3 48 (31.37%) Security Cleared
4 43 (28.10%) SC Cleared
4 43 (28.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (22.88%) Microsoft
7 34 (22.22%) ITIL
8 31 (20.26%) MS Office
9 21 (13.73%) Service Management
9 21 (13.73%) MS Project
9 21 (13.73%) Logistics
10 20 (13.07%) MS Excel
10 20 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (12.42%) Change Management
11 19 (12.42%) Scrum
12 17 (11.11%) Retail
13 14 (9.15%) Agile Project Management
13 14 (9.15%) Transition Management
13 14 (9.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 13 (8.50%) DV Cleared
15 12 (7.84%) PMO
15 12 (7.84%) SharePoint
15 12 (7.84%) Oracle
15 12 (7.84%) MS Visio
16 11 (7.19%) Programme Management
16 11 (7.19%) Waterfall
16 11 (7.19%) Business Transformation
16 11 (7.19%) Stakeholder Analysis
17 10 (6.54%) APMP

Project Management
Top Related 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 12 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.27%) Confluence
2 5 (3.27%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (1.96%) IIS
3 3 (1.96%) LiveCycle
3 3 (1.96%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
4 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (20.26%) MS Office
2 21 (13.73%) MS Project
3 20 (13.07%) MS Excel
4 12 (7.84%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Staffware
2 1 (0.65%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.65%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.65%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.61%) IaaS
1 4 (2.61%) SaaS
2 3 (1.96%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.61%) WAN
3 3 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (1.96%) LDAP
3 3 (1.96%) VoIP
3 3 (1.96%) VPN
4 2 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.31%) Firewall
4 2 (1.31%) Internet
4 2 (1.31%) IPsec
4 2 (1.31%) LAN
4 2 (1.31%) Network Security
4 2 (1.31%) SAN
4 2 (1.31%) SMS
4 2 (1.31%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.31%) VLAN
4 2 (1.31%) Wireless
5 1 (0.65%) 3G
5 1 (0.65%) ATM
5 1 (0.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.27%) Big Data
2 4 (2.61%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.96%) DB2
3 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (5.88%) JIRA
2 4 (2.61%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.61%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.61%) SonarQube
2 4 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 68 (44.44%) Finance
2 17 (11.11%) Retail
3 10 (6.54%) Banking
4 9 (5.88%) Automotive
5 6 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) German Language
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (33.99%) Project Manager
2 24 (15.69%) Analyst
3 14 (9.15%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 12 (7.84%) Architect
5 11 (7.19%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.88%) Change Manager
6 9 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 7 (4.58%) IT Project Manager
7 7 (4.58%) Project Analyst
7 7 (4.58%) Transition Manager
8 6 (3.92%) Coordinator
8 6 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (3.92%) Programme Manager
8 6 (3.92%) Project Coordinator
9 5 (3.27%) Consultant
9 5 (3.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 5 (3.27%) Process Analyst
10 4 (2.61%) Business Change Project Manager
10 4 (2.61%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.96%) .NET
1 3 (1.96%) .NET Framework
1 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET
1 3 (1.96%) OAuth
1 3 (1.96%) OAuth2
1 3 (1.96%) Spring Boot
2 2 (1.31%) Java EE
2 2 (1.31%) Spring
2 2 (1.31%) Web Services
2 2 (1.31%) WSDL
2 2 (1.31%) XSD
3 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.23%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.58%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.96%) PMI
6 1 (0.65%) CMDB
6 1 (0.65%) EPoS
6 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.65%) IVR
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.65%) PACS
6 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.23%) Windows
2 4 (2.61%) Linux
2 4 (2.61%) Unix
3 3 (1.96%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.96%) zOS
4 2 (1.31%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.87%) PRINCE2
2 43 (28.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (22.22%) ITIL
5 21 (13.73%) Logistics
5 21 (13.73%) Service Management
6 19 (12.42%) Change Management
6 19 (12.42%) Scrum
7 14 (9.15%) Agile Project Management
7 14 (9.15%) Transition Management
8 11 (7.19%) Business Transformation
8 11 (7.19%) Programme Management
8 11 (7.19%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 11 (7.19%) Waterfall
9 9 (5.88%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 9 (5.88%) Problem Management
9 9 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (5.23%) ITSM
10 8 (5.23%) Migration
11 7 (4.58%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.23%) Java
2 4 (2.61%) C
2 4 (2.61%) SQL
3 3 (1.96%) C#
4 2 (1.31%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.65%) Python
5 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.65%) VB
5 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 43 (28.10%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (8.50%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.54%) APMP
6 9 (5.88%) Degree
7 5 (3.27%) APMG
7 5 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.27%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.96%) PMP
10 2 (1.31%) CCNP
10 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.65%) CCNA
11 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.65%) MCSE
11 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.65%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.84%) PMO
2 8 (5.23%) SLA
3 4 (2.61%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) HL7
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) ISO19770
4 1 (0.65%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.65%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.65%) Docker
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.65%) XenApp
4 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.65%) EdgeSight
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.65%) SCOM
2 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (22.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.84%) Oracle
3 8 (5.23%) VMware
4 5 (3.27%) Cisco
5 4 (2.61%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (2.61%) SAP
6 3 (1.96%) Adobe
6 3 (1.96%) ILOG
7 2 (1.31%) Citrix
7 2 (1.31%) IFS
8 1 (0.65%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.65%) Avaya
8 1 (0.65%) Cerner
8 1 (0.65%) CommVault
8 1 (0.65%) EMC
8 1 (0.65%) Genesys
8 1 (0.65%) HP
8 1 (0.65%) Infor
8 1 (0.65%) Progress
8 1 (0.65%) Sun
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