Period
to 21 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 35 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 106 141 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 6.15% 5.94% 8.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.50% 6.25% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 90 79
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +7.14% +1.20%
10th Percentile £343 £363 £313
90th Percentile £588 £513 £554
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £36.00 - £36.00
10th Percentile £34.50 - £35.50
90th Percentile £37.50 - £36.50
South East median hourly rate £36.25 £30.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +20.83% -34.07% -8.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,632 2,256 1,625
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.99% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 1,000 843
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £215 £225 £213
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 130 78
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.71% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £35.25 £42.56 £39.13
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +13.89% -8.21% +7.14%

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 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 -6 77 £463 +5.71% 11
High Wycombe +2 11 £320 -30.43% 1
Marlow -2 3 £425 +6.25%
Buckingham +1 1 - -
Project Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 62 (58.49%) Project Management
2 44 (41.51%) PRINCE2
3 37 (34.91%) Finance
4 33 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
6 20 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (18.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 19 (17.92%) APMP
7 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Project
8 15 (14.15%) Security Cleared
9 14 (13.21%) Project Planning
9 14 (13.21%) Waterfall
10 13 (12.26%) Oracle
11 11 (10.38%) SharePoint
12 10 (9.43%) ISEB
12 10 (9.43%) DV Cleared
12 10 (9.43%) Matrix Organization
12 10 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (8.49%) Customer-Centricity
13 9 (8.49%) Degree
13 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Excel
14 8 (7.55%) HNC
14 8 (7.55%) HND
14 8 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (7.55%) Migration
14 8 (7.55%) Change Management
14 8 (7.55%) Retail
14 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (7.55%) SDLC
15 7 (6.60%) Mobile App

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 11 (10.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.66%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.72%) CMS
4 4 (3.77%) Confluence
4 4 (3.77%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.83%) Drupal
6 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.94%) IIS
6 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Primavera
2 2 (1.89%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.72%) IaaS
2 5 (4.72%) PaaS
3 4 (3.77%) SaaS
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.89%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.94%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.94%) Office 365
6 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) Firewall
2 2 (1.89%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.94%) Intranet
3 1 (0.94%) SAN
3 1 (0.94%) Skype
3 1 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) DB2
2 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.89%) NuoDB
2 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) JIRA
2 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.89%) GitLab
3 2 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 37 (34.91%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (7.55%) Retail
3 7 (6.60%) Banking
4 6 (5.66%) Automotive
4 6 (5.66%) Marketing
5 5 (4.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.94%) German Language
7 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) CSS
1 4 (3.77%) HTML
2 3 (2.83%) LDAP
3 2 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.72%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.77%) Life Science
3 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.83%) User Experience
5 2 (1.89%) Tandem
6 1 (0.94%) CCTV
6 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.94%) NHS
6 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.94%) Social Media
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.60%) Linux
1 7 (6.60%) Unix
2 5 (4.72%) Solaris
2 5 (4.72%) Windows
3 1 (0.94%) Android
3 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (58.49%) Project Management
2 44 (41.51%) PRINCE2
3 33 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.21%) Project Planning
5 14 (13.21%) Waterfall
6 10 (9.43%) Matrix Organization
6 10 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (8.49%) Customer-Centricity
8 8 (7.55%) Change Management
8 8 (7.55%) Migration
8 8 (7.55%) SDLC
8 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (6.60%) Decision-Making
9 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.66%) Business Analysis
10 6 (5.66%) Change Control
10 6 (5.66%) ITIL
10 6 (5.66%) Project Governance
11 5 (4.72%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.66%) SQL
2 2 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (18.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 19 (17.92%) APMP
3 15 (14.15%) Security Cleared
4 10 (9.43%) DV Cleared
4 10 (9.43%) ISEB
5 9 (8.49%) Degree
6 8 (7.55%) HNC
6 8 (7.55%) HND
7 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.77%) PMP
8 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.83%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.89%) CISM
10 2 (1.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) PMO
1 3 (2.83%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) GxP
3 1 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.26%) Oracle
3 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.77%) SAP
3 4 (3.77%) VMware
4 3 (2.83%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.89%) Google
5 2 (1.89%) IBM
5 2 (1.89%) Progress
6 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco
6 1 (0.94%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.94%) Epicor
6 1 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.94%) SkyKick
6 1 (0.94%) Twitter
6 1 (0.94%) Workday