Period
to 16 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 42 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 90 112 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.74% 5.06% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.05% 5.36% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 74 71
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £357 £363 £270
90th Percentile £595 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £40.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +5.19% +40.00% -35.29%

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 1,487 2,090 1,621
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.36% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 978 869
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +4.58%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £244
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 113 74
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +25.00% -2.78%
10th Percentile £10.29 £11.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.50 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -8.04%

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 16 February 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 February 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 -1 59 £450 - 12
High Wycombe -2 10 £363 -21.20% 2
Marlow +2 5 £425 +6.25%
Buckingham +1 1 - -
Aylesbury 0 1 £390 -17.89%
Project Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 50 (55.56%) Project Management
2 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 24 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (25.56%) Finance
6 14 (15.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (11.11%) APMP
9 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (10.00%) Analytics
9 9 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (10.00%) CMS
9 9 (10.00%) Information Security
9 9 (10.00%) Migration
10 8 (8.89%) Retail
10 8 (8.89%) ISEB
10 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (8.89%) HTML
10 8 (8.89%) CSS
10 8 (8.89%) Office 365
10 8 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (8.89%) Mobile App
10 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.89%) Degree
10 8 (8.89%) Decision-Making
11 7 (7.78%) GDPR
11 7 (7.78%) Project Planning
11 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
11 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 9 (10.00%) CMS
2 6 (6.67%) Drupal
3 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.11%) Primavera
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Office 365
2 6 (6.67%) IaaS
3 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.56%) PaaS
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.33%) SaaS
6 2 (2.22%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Firewall
1 2 (2.22%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.11%) Intranet
2 1 (1.11%) SAN
2 1 (1.11%) Skype
2 1 (1.11%) VoIP
2 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.22%) NuoDB
1 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.22%) Redis
2 1 (1.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) JIRA
2 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) GitLab
General
1 23 (25.56%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (8.89%) Retail
4 5 (5.56%) Marketing
5 4 (4.44%) Automotive
6 3 (3.33%) Banking
6 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) German Language
7 1 (1.11%) Law
7 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) CSS
1 8 (8.89%) HTML
2 2 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.44%) e-Learning
3 4 (4.44%) User Experience
4 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.33%) Life Science
5 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.11%) PMI
6 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.11%) Social Media
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 4 (4.44%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.33%) Linux
3 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (55.56%) Project Management
2 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 24 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.00%) Analytics
5 9 (10.00%) Information Security
5 9 (10.00%) Migration
6 8 (8.89%) Decision-Making
6 8 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.78%) Project Planning
7 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (6.67%) ITIL
8 6 (6.67%) Prototyping
8 6 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.56%) Content Management
9 5 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (5.56%) SDLC
9 5 (5.56%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (11.11%) APMP
3 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.89%) Degree
4 8 (8.89%) ISEB
5 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.33%) CISM
6 3 (3.33%) CISSP
6 3 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.33%) PMP
7 2 (2.22%) HNC
7 2 (2.22%) HND
7 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.11%) CISMP
8 1 (1.11%) ISACA
8 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) GDPR
2 5 (5.56%) GxP
3 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) SAP
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle
4 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.22%) Citrix
5 2 (2.22%) Google
5 2 (2.22%) IBM
5 2 (2.22%) Progress
5 2 (2.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.11%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.11%) Epicor
6 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.11%) SkyKick
6 1 (1.11%) Twitter