Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 25 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 147 168 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.77% 7.51% 10.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.07% 9.11% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 91 121
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £260 £258 £285
90th Percentile £571 £525 £498
South East median daily rate £457 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +7.41% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £36.00 £23.43 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.63% -34.91% -20.00%
10th Percentile £25.15 £15.75 £21.10
90th Percentile £46.20 £31.00 £61.10
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £22.35
% change year-on-year +51.16% -3.80% -33.28%

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 1,620 1,845 1,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.58% 82.48% 84.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 856 858
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £246 £228 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +5.07% +3.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 70 50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £9.12 £9.27 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £77.50 £46.90
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +25.01% -11.11% -

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 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 0 107 £450 +7.78% 13
High Wycombe +1 19 £340 +4.62% 10
Marlow - 2 £425 - 1
Aylesbury -6 1 £525 - 2
Buckingham - 1 £451 -
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 61 (41.50%) Finance
2 59 (40.14%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (34.01%) PRINCE2
4 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
5 30 (20.41%) ITIL
5 30 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (19.73%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (17.69%) Security Cleared
8 23 (15.65%) Degree
9 22 (14.97%) Microsoft Project
10 21 (14.29%) DV Cleared
10 21 (14.29%) PMO
11 20 (13.61%) Service Management
12 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
12 19 (12.93%) APMP
13 18 (12.24%) Business Analysis
13 18 (12.24%) Change Management
14 16 (10.88%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Office
14 16 (10.88%) Matrix Organization
15 15 (10.20%) Waterfall
15 15 (10.20%) Oracle
15 15 (10.20%) Project Planning
16 14 (9.52%) Banking
16 14 (9.52%) Management Information System
17 13 (8.84%) Service Delivery
17 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Excel
17 13 (8.84%) Retail
17 13 (8.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 12 (8.16%) Linux

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 8 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.76%) CMS
3 6 (4.08%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.40%) IIS
5 4 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.72%) Confluence
5 4 (2.72%) Drupal
6 3 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 22 (14.97%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (5.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (4.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.68%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Primavera
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
2 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) SAN
2 2 (1.36%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.08%) DB2
2 4 (2.72%) Big Data
2 4 (2.72%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.04%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.36%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.36%) HBase
4 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) Power BI
5 1 (0.68%) QlikView
5 1 (0.68%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.40%) JIRA
2 4 (2.72%) GitLab
2 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (41.50%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (9.52%) Banking
4 13 (8.84%) Retail
5 10 (6.80%) Marketing
6 6 (4.08%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.36%) Automotive
7 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) German Language
8 1 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
8 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (41.50%) Project Manager
2 21 (14.29%) Analyst
3 11 (7.48%) IT Manager
3 11 (7.48%) Service Manager
4 9 (6.12%) Developer
4 9 (6.12%) Service Transition Manager
4 9 (6.12%) Transition Manager
5 8 (5.44%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.44%) Senior Manager
5 8 (5.44%) Service Analyst
6 7 (4.76%) Technical Manager
7 6 (4.08%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (4.08%) Junior
7 6 (4.08%) Junior Project Manager
7 6 (4.08%) PMO Manager
7 6 (4.08%) Project Officer
7 6 (4.08%) SQL Developer
7 6 (4.08%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (3.40%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) .NET
2 6 (4.08%) CSS
2 6 (4.08%) HTML
3 5 (3.40%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.40%) Web Services
4 4 (2.72%) .NET Core
4 4 (2.72%) RESTful
5 3 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (2.04%) Kafka
6 2 (1.36%) LDAP
6 2 (1.36%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.68%) J2EE
7 1 (0.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.73%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.08%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.08%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.40%) Life Science
6 3 (2.04%) iSeries
6 3 (2.04%) User Experience
7 2 (1.36%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.36%) Tandem
8 1 (0.68%) CCTV
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) EPoS
8 1 (0.68%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.16%) Linux
2 9 (6.12%) Unix
3 7 (4.76%) Solaris
3 7 (4.76%) Windows
4 4 (2.72%) zOS
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) AIX
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (40.14%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (34.01%) PRINCE2
3 30 (20.41%) ITIL
3 30 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (13.61%) Service Management
5 18 (12.24%) Business Analysis
5 18 (12.24%) Change Management
6 16 (10.88%) Matrix Organization
7 15 (10.20%) Project Planning
7 15 (10.20%) Waterfall
8 13 (8.84%) Service Delivery
9 12 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (6.80%) SDLC
10 10 (6.80%) Transition Management
11 9 (6.12%) Analytics
12 8 (5.44%) Analytical Thinking
12 8 (5.44%) Coaching
12 8 (5.44%) Customer-Centricity
12 8 (5.44%) Problem Management
13 7 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.12%) SQL
2 3 (2.04%) Java
2 3 (2.04%) Scala
3 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (17.69%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.65%) Degree
3 21 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 19 (12.93%) APMP
4 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
5 13 (8.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (7.48%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (6.80%) ISEB
8 9 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (4.76%) HNC
9 7 (4.76%) HND
10 5 (3.40%) PMP
11 3 (2.04%) MCSE
11 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.04%) PMI Certification
11 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.36%) MCP
13 1 (0.68%) APMG
13 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.29%) PMO
2 6 (4.08%) SLA
3 5 (3.40%) GxP
4 3 (2.04%) QA
5 2 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.68%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.04%) HDFS
2 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.36%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) Kibana
2 2 (1.36%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.20%) Oracle
3 6 (4.08%) Remedy
4 5 (3.40%) Citrix
5 4 (2.72%) Cisco
5 4 (2.72%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.72%) VMware
6 3 (2.04%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.04%) Hortonworks
6 3 (2.04%) NetApp
7 2 (1.36%) Google
7 2 (1.36%) HP
7 2 (1.36%) IBM
7 2 (1.36%) Ivanti
7 2 (1.36%) Planview
7 2 (1.36%) SAP
8 1 (0.68%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.68%) EMC
8 1 (0.68%) Tableau
8 1 (0.68%) Wyse