Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 30 15
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 122 140 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.71% 6.24% 8.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.66% 7.48% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 69 89
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £256 £255 £224
90th Percentile £588 £489 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.35% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.33 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.13% +54.29% -
10th Percentile £26.65 £18.00 £15.95
90th Percentile £46.15 £29.00 £54.95
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -3.57% +9.80% -42.05%

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 1,409 1,872 1,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 89.06% 83.42% 85.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 895 771
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +3.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £230 £255 £250
90th Percentile £588 £538 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 83 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -5.42%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.00 £9.27
90th Percentile £48.50 £48.75 £39.33
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.95% +6.76% -21.05%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +21 92 £450 +2.86% 31
High Wycombe -4 13 £289 +5.96% 9
Marlow +1 4 £425 +6.25%
Aylesbury -4 1 £390 - 2
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 50 (40.98%) PRINCE2
2 39 (31.97%) Finance
2 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (25.41%) Microsoft
4 30 (24.59%) Security Cleared
5 24 (19.67%) SC Cleared
6 23 (18.85%) ITIL
6 23 (18.85%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (18.03%) DV Cleared
8 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Office
8 21 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (17.21%) Service Management
9 19 (15.57%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (14.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 17 (13.93%) APMP
12 16 (13.11%) Service Delivery
13 15 (12.30%) Management Information System
13 15 (12.30%) Oracle
13 15 (12.30%) Microsoft Project
14 14 (11.48%) Project Planning
15 13 (10.66%) Business Analysis
16 12 (9.84%) ISEB
17 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 10 (8.20%) PMO
18 10 (8.20%) Collaborative Working
18 10 (8.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (8.20%) HTML
18 10 (8.20%) Degree
18 10 (8.20%) Problem Management
19 9 (7.38%) Marketing

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 (5.74%) CMS
2 4 (3.28%) Drupal
2 4 (3.28%) IIS
2 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.82%) Apache
4 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.82%) Confluence
4 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (12.30%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.64%) Windchill
6 1 (0.82%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.82%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Primavera
1 1 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.28%) Office 365
4 2 (1.64%) SaaS
5 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.82%) IaaS
5 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) SAN
2 1 (0.82%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) LAN
2 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.82%) VoIP
2 1 (0.82%) VPN
2 1 (0.82%) WAN
2 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.82%) DB2
4 1 (0.82%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) JIRA
2 1 (0.82%) GitLab
2 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.82%) LSMW
General
1 39 (31.97%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (7.38%) Marketing
4 4 (3.28%) Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Retail
5 3 (2.46%) Automotive
5 3 (2.46%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Billing
6 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.82%) Advertising
7 1 (0.82%) Electronics
7 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.82%) German Language
7 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.82%) Publishing
7 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (41.80%) Project Manager
2 17 (13.93%) IT Manager
3 15 (12.30%) Service Manager
4 11 (9.02%) Analyst
5 10 (8.20%) IT Project Manager
6 9 (7.38%) Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Junior
7 7 (5.74%) Project Officer
7 7 (5.74%) Security Manager
7 7 (5.74%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.92%) Service Transition Manager
8 6 (4.92%) Transition Manager
9 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) IT Security Manager
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Service Manager
9 5 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (3.28%) IT Services Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Service Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) HTML
2 6 (4.92%) CSS
3 4 (3.28%) .NET
4 3 (2.46%) HTML5
4 3 (2.46%) LDAP
4 3 (2.46%) Node.js
4 3 (2.46%) SOAP
4 3 (2.46%) Web Services
4 3 (2.46%) XML
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.64%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.82%) LAMP
6 1 (0.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.85%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.30%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.10%) User Experience
5 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.46%) Life Science
5 3 (2.46%) PMI
5 3 (2.46%) Robotics
6 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.64%) Tandem
7 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.82%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.82%) NHS
7 1 (0.82%) Social Media
7 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.82%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.28%) Windows
2 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.82%) Linux
3 1 (0.82%) Solaris
3 1 (0.82%) Unix
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.98%) PRINCE2
2 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (18.85%) ITIL
4 21 (17.21%) Service Management
4 21 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (15.57%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (13.11%) Service Delivery
7 14 (11.48%) Project Planning
8 13 (10.66%) Business Analysis
9 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (8.20%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (8.20%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.56%) Analytics
11 8 (6.56%) Decision-Making
11 8 (6.56%) Waterfall
12 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
12 7 (5.74%) Content Management
12 7 (5.74%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (5.74%) Incident Management
12 7 (5.74%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.28%) SQL
2 3 (2.46%) Java
2 3 (2.46%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.46%) PHP
2 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.46%) Python
3 2 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (0.82%) C
4 1 (0.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (24.59%) Security Cleared
2 24 (19.67%) SC Cleared
3 22 (18.03%) DV Cleared
4 18 (14.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 17 (13.93%) APMP
6 12 (9.84%) ISEB
7 10 (8.20%) Degree
8 6 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (4.92%) HNC
8 6 (4.92%) HND
8 6 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.28%) PMI Certification
9 4 (3.28%) PMP
10 3 (2.46%) MBA
11 2 (1.64%) CISSP
11 2 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.64%) MCP
11 2 (1.64%) NVQ Level 3
11 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) PMO
2 7 (5.74%) SLA
3 5 (4.10%) GxP
4 3 (2.46%) GDPR
5 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.82%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.82%) P3O
6 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) Firmware
3 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) SCCM
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 31 (25.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.30%) Oracle
3 8 (6.56%) SAP
4 6 (4.92%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.28%) Planview
6 2 (1.64%) Avaya
6 2 (1.64%) Citrix
6 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.64%) VMware
7 1 (0.82%) Adobe
7 1 (0.82%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.82%) Google
7 1 (0.82%) HP
7 1 (0.82%) Ivanti
7 1 (0.82%) Meraki
7 1 (0.82%) NetApp
7 1 (0.82%) Twitter
7 1 (0.82%) Wyse