The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -32 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 52 109 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.11% 11.32% 8.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.30% 11.76% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 69 70
Median daily rate £440 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £313 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £523 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +4.89% -8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 982 927 1168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.56% 96.26% 97.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1878 2540
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £256 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 86 228
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £19.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Buckinghamshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Buckinghamshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Buckinghamshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Buckinghamshire

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 -28 42 £425 +0.59% 4
High Wycombe +1 2 £519 +20.28%
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 56 (46.67%) Project Management
2 37 (30.83%) PRINCE2
3 28 (23.33%) Finance
3 28 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 27 (22.50%) SC Cleared
5 26 (21.67%) ITIL
6 21 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (15.83%) Data Centre
9 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 16 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 16 (13.33%) Logistics
11 15 (12.50%) Migration
11 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
12 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Office
12 14 (11.67%) Retail
13 13 (10.83%) WebSphere
14 12 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (10.00%) Oracle
15 11 (9.17%) Change Management
16 10 (8.33%) Scrum
16 10 (8.33%) Windows
16 10 (8.33%) Public Cloud
17 9 (7.50%) PMO
18 8 (6.67%) Project Planning
18 8 (6.67%) Linux
18 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
19 7 (5.83%) WAN
19 7 (5.83%) Unix
19 7 (5.83%) DB2

Project Manager Skill Set
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 (10.83%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.17%) IIS
4 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.50%) Confluence
5 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (2.50%) LiveCycle
5 3 (2.50%) SAS
6 1 (0.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Staffware
2 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.67%) Maximo
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.83%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.33%) Office 365
1 4 (3.33%) OneDrive
2 2 (1.67%) Yammer
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (5.83%) WAN
3 5 (4.17%) Firewall
3 5 (4.17%) LAN
4 4 (3.33%) LDAP
5 3 (2.50%) Network Security
5 3 (2.50%) Skype
6 2 (1.67%) ATM
6 2 (1.67%) SAN
6 2 (1.67%) VPN
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.83%) Internet
7 1 (0.83%) SMS
7 1 (0.83%) Softphone
7 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) DB2
2 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.67%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.50%) JIRA
1 3 (2.50%) SonarQube
1 3 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 28 (23.33%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Retail
3 4 (3.33%) Marketing
4 3 (2.50%) Automotive
4 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.67%) Banking
5 2 (1.67%) Electronics
5 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) Middleware
2 2 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) WSDL
3 1 (0.83%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.33%) EPoS
4 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.83%) IVR
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.33%) Windows
2 8 (6.67%) Linux
3 7 (5.83%) Unix
4 5 (4.17%) zOS
5 3 (2.50%) Solaris
6 2 (1.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.83%) AIX
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (46.67%) Project Management
2 37 (30.83%) PRINCE2
3 26 (21.67%) ITIL
4 21 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (13.33%) Logistics
7 15 (12.50%) Migration
8 11 (9.17%) Change Management
9 10 (8.33%) Scrum
10 8 (6.67%) Project Planning
11 7 (5.83%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (5.00%) CRM
12 6 (5.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
12 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.00%) Problem Management
12 6 (5.00%) Programme Management
12 6 (5.00%) Waterfall
13 5 (4.17%) ERP
13 5 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 27 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (5.83%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 5 (4.17%) APMP
6 5 (4.17%) Degree
6 5 (4.17%) PMP
6 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.50%) APMG
8 3 (2.50%) CCNP
8 3 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.83%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) SCCM
1 2 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (4.17%) Cisco
4 4 (3.33%) IBM
4 4 (3.33%) VMware
5 3 (2.50%) Adobe
5 3 (2.50%) ILOG
5 3 (2.50%) SAP
6 2 (1.67%) Avaya
6 2 (1.67%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.67%) F5
6 2 (1.67%) HP
6 2 (1.67%) Informatica
7 1 (0.83%) Demandware
7 1 (0.83%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.83%) Google
7 1 (0.83%) hybris
7 1 (0.83%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.83%) Tableau
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