Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 21 7
Rank change year-on-year -12 -14 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 141 140 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.94% 8.03% 12.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.26% 8.62% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 79 210
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.20% +0.61%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
90th Percentile £513 £554 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £36.00 £36.00
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £45.50 £49.75
% change year-on-year -34.07% -8.54% +73.04%

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 2253 1624 2527
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 93.17% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 843 1270
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £230
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 77 107
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.14
90th Percentile £42.56 £39.25 £31.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

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 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -15 103 £438 +5.42% 6
High Wycombe -9 7 £460 -0.81% 1
Aylesbury - 2 - -
Amersham -2 1 - -
Buckingham - 1 £525 -
Marlow - 1 £400 -
Project Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 70 (49.65%) Project Management
2 42 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (23.40%) Finance
4 31 (21.99%) PRINCE2
5 24 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 19 (13.48%) Banking
8 16 (11.35%) Microsoft Project
9 15 (10.64%) Migration
10 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Excel
10 14 (9.93%) WebSphere
10 14 (9.93%) Matrix Organization
11 13 (9.22%) SC Cleared
11 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
11 13 (9.22%) PMI Certification
12 12 (8.51%) Active Directory
12 12 (8.51%) PMP
12 12 (8.51%) Windows
12 12 (8.51%) Process Improvement
13 11 (7.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (7.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (7.80%) Change Management
13 11 (7.80%) Retail
13 11 (7.80%) Logistics
13 11 (7.80%) Scrum
14 10 (7.09%) Supplier Management
14 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
15 9 (6.38%) Project Governance
15 9 (6.38%) APMP
15 9 (6.38%) ERP

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 14 (9.93%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.55%) Confluence
3 5 (3.55%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.84%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.71%) CMS
6 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.84%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.42%) BPCS
3 1 (0.71%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.55%) IaaS
2 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.55%) PaaS
3 4 (2.84%) Office 365
4 3 (2.13%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) LAN
1 6 (4.26%) Network Security
1 6 (4.26%) WAN
1 6 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.42%) ATM
2 2 (1.42%) Firewall
2 2 (1.42%) Internet
2 2 (1.42%) LDAP
2 2 (1.42%) Skype
3 1 (0.71%) DHCP
3 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.13%) DB2
3 1 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (4.96%) JIRA
2 5 (3.55%) GitLab
2 5 (3.55%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (23.40%) Finance
2 19 (13.48%) Banking
3 11 (7.80%) Retail
4 6 (4.26%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.84%) Automotive
5 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.42%) Electronics
6 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.42%) Marketing
6 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) German Language
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Local Government
7 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.55%) Mainframe
2 5 (3.55%) PMI
3 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.42%) Infotainment
3 2 (1.42%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.42%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.51%) Windows
2 6 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.42%) Linux
3 2 (1.42%) Solaris
3 2 (1.42%) Unix
3 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (49.65%) Project Management
2 42 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (21.99%) PRINCE2
4 24 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.64%) Migration
6 14 (9.93%) Matrix Organization
7 12 (8.51%) Process Improvement
8 11 (7.80%) Change Management
8 11 (7.80%) Logistics
8 11 (7.80%) Scrum
8 11 (7.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (7.09%) Supplier Management
10 9 (6.38%) ERP
10 9 (6.38%) Project Governance
11 8 (5.67%) ITIL
11 8 (5.67%) Project Planning
12 7 (4.96%) Programme Delivery
12 7 (4.96%) Release Management
13 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.42%) Java
1 2 (1.42%) SQL
2 1 (0.71%) C
2 1 (0.71%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) PMI Certification
1 13 (9.22%) SC Cleared
1 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.51%) PMP
3 11 (7.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (6.38%) APMP
5 4 (2.84%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.13%) CCNA
6 3 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.13%) Degree
6 3 (2.13%) HNC
6 3 (2.13%) HND
6 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.42%) ISEB
8 1 (0.71%) ACCA
8 1 (0.71%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) PMO
2 6 (4.26%) GDPR
3 5 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.55%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 12 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.96%) Oracle
3 6 (4.26%) VMware
4 2 (1.42%) IBM
4 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.42%) SAP
5 1 (0.71%) Cerner
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco
5 1 (0.71%) Progress